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Mets 5, Braves 3
1985 Regular Season Game 24
May 8, 1985
Mets 4, Braves 0
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May 10, 1985
Mets 5, Phillies 0
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National League Standings, May 8, 1985

Box Score Game Memories Scorecard Mets Stats
Thru This Game

Mets Starting Lineup
2b
Backman Wally
Backman
cf
Wilson Mookie
Wilson
1b
Hernandez Keith
Hernandez
c
Carter Gary
Carter
rf
Strawberry Darryl
Strawberry
lf
Foster George
Foster
3b
Johnson Howard
Johnson
ss
Santana Rafael
Santana
p
Lynch Ed
Lynch
May 8, 1985, Shea Stadium, Flushing, NY

New York Mets 4, Atlanta Braves 0

Braves ab r hbibbso
Claudell Washington rf 4 0 1 0 0 0
Rafael Ramirez ss 4 0 0 0 0 0
Gerald Perry 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0
Dale Murphy cf 4 0 1 0 0 0
Bob Horner 3b 3 0 0 0 1 0
Terry Harper lf 3 0 0 0 0 1
Ken Oberkfell 2b 3 0 2 0 0 0
- Terry Forster p 0 0 0 0 0 0
- Jeff Dedmon p 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rick Cerone c 3 0 0 0 0 0
Len Barker p 1 0 0 0 0 0
- Albert Hall ph 1 0 0 0 0 0
- Zane Smith p 0 0 0 0 0 0
- Paul Zuvella 2b 1 0 0 0 0 0
Mets ab r hbibbso Avg.
Wally Backman 2b 2 1 0 0 1 1 .266
- Kelvin Chapman ph-2b 1 0 1 1 0 0 .158
Mookie Wilson cf 4 1 1 0 0 1 .262
Keith Hernandez 1b 1 1 1 2 3 0 .299
Gary Carter c 3 0 1 1 1 0 .266
Darryl Strawberry rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 .211
George Foster lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 .259
Howard Johnson 3b 2 0 0 0 0 0 .150
- Ray Knight ph-3b 2 0 0 0 0 0 .185
Rafael Santana ss 4 1 2 0 0 0 .189
Ed Lynch p 1 0 0 0 1 0 .100

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Atlanta Braves 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
New York Mets 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 x 4 7 0

Atlanta Braves ip h rer bbso
Len Barker (L) 4.0 3 2 2 3 2
Zane Smith 2.0 4 2 2 2 1
Terry Forster 1.0 0 0 0 1 0
Jeff Dedmon 1.0 0 0 0 0 0
New York Mets ip h rer bbso
Ed Lynch (W,2-1) 9.0 5 0 0 1 1 3.03

Left on base: Braves 5, Mets 7
2B: George Foster (4), Gerald Perry.
HR: Keith Hernandez (2).
SH: Ed Lynch.
SB: Mookie Wilson (7), Wally Backman (4).


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