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1985 Regular Season Game 79
July 7, 1985
Mets 8, Braves 5
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Mets Starting Lineup
cf
Dykstra Lenny
Dykstra
2b
Backman Wally
Backman
1b
Hernandez Keith
Hernandez
c
Carter Gary
Carter
rf
Strawberry Darryl
Strawberry
lf
Heep Danny
Heep
3b
Knight Ray
Knight
ss
Johnson Howard
Johnson
p
Darling Ron
Darling
July 7, 1985, Fulton County Stadium, Atlanta, GA

New York Mets 8, Atlanta Braves 5

Mets ab r hbibbso Avg.
Lenny Dykstra cf 3 1 0 0 3 0 .269
Wally Backman 2b 5 2 2 0 0 2 .264
Keith Hernandez 1b 3 1 1 2 2 1 .256
Gary Carter c 4 0 1 2 1 0 .275
Darryl Strawberry rf 3 1 1 1 2 2 .224
Danny Heep lf 3 1 1 0 2 0 .258
Ray Knight 3b 4 1 3 2 1 0 .206
- Kelvin Chapman pr-3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 .184
Howard Johnson ss 4 0 0 0 0 2 .201
- Rafael Santana ss 1 0 0 0 0 1 .250
Ron Darling p 3 1 1 0 0 1 .178
- Doug Sisk p 2 0 0 0 0 1 .000
- Jesse Orosco p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
Braves ab r hbibbso
Milt Thompson rf 6 1 3 1 0 1
Paul Zuvella ss 6 1 2 0 0 1
Dale Murphy cf 4 0 1 1 1 1
Terry Harper lf 4 0 2 1 0 1
- Steve Shields p 0 0 0 0 0 0
- Rafael Ramirez ph 0 0 0 0 1 0
- Gene Garber p 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ken Oberkfell 3b 5 0 0 0 0 0
Chris Chambliss 1b 5 2 4 1 0 0
Glenn Hubbard 2b 4 1 0 0 1 1
Bruce Benedict c 5 0 4 1 0 0
Steve Bedrosian p 2 0 0 0 0 1
- Jeff Dedmon p 0 0 0 0 0 0
- Terry Forster p 0 0 0 0 0 0
- Gerald Perry ph 0 0 0 0 1 0
- Brad Komminsk lf 2 0 0 0 0 2

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York Mets 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 2 0 8 10 1
Atlanta Braves 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 5 16 1

New York Mets ip h rer bbso
Ron Darling (W,8-2) 5.0 10 4 3 2 5 2.55
Doug Sisk 3.2 6 1 1 2 3 6.00
Jesse Orosco (Save,7) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 3.72
Atlanta Braves ip h rer bbso
Steve Bedrosian 5.1 2 0 0 7 5
Jeff Dedmon (L) 0.1 2 3 2 2 1
Terry Forster 0.1 1 3 0 1 1
Steve Shields 2.0 3 2 2 1 1
Gene Garber 1.0 2 0 0 0 2

Left on base: Mets 11, Braves 15
Errors: Howard Johnson (6), Paul Zuvella.
WP: Steve Shields.
2B: Wally Backman (5), Keith Hernandez (14), Danny Heep (11), Ray Knight (9), Chris Chambliss, Dale Murphy, Bruce Benedict.
3B: Milt Thompson.
HR: Chris Chambliss.
SB: Lenny Dykstra 2 (6), Kelvin Chapman (5), Ron Darling (1), Darryl Strawberry (10).


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