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Mets 4, Cubs 1
1985 Regular Season Game 104
August 5, 1985
Mets 7, Cubs 2
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August 8, 1985
Mets 14, Expos 7
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National League Standings, August 5, 1985

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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
Johnson Howard
Johnson
ss
Santana Rafael
Santana
p
Lynch Ed
Lynch
August 5, 1985, Wrigley Field, Chicago, IL

New York Mets 7, Chicago Cubs 2

Mets ab r hbibbso Avg.
Lenny Dykstra cf 5 0 1 0 0 0 .247
Wally Backman 2b 5 1 2 0 0 1 .289
Keith Hernandez 1b 3 1 0 0 2 1 .292
Gary Carter c 4 1 0 0 1 1 .265
- Ronn Reynolds c 0 0 0 0 0 0 .296
Darryl Strawberry rf 4 4 4 5 1 0 .263
Danny Heep lf 5 0 3 2 0 0 .283
Howard Johnson 3b 3 0 0 0 2 1 .222
Rafael Santana ss 5 0 3 0 0 0 .254
Ed Lynch p 2 0 0 0 0 2 .083
- Roger McDowell p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .083
Cubs ab r hbibbso
Bob Dernier cf 3 0 2 1 0 0
Ryne Sandberg 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0
Gary Matthews lf 4 0 0 0 0 1
Keith Moreland rf 4 0 2 0 0 0
Richie Hebner 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0
Jody Davis c 4 1 1 1 0 0
Ron Cey 3b 3 1 1 0 0 0
Larry Bowa ss 3 0 2 0 0 0
Derek Botelho p 1 0 0 0 0 0
- Lary Sorensen p 0 0 0 0 0 0
- Gary Woods ph 1 0 0 0 0 0
- Ron Meridith p 0 0 0 0 0 0
- Thad Bosley ph 1 0 0 0 0 0
- Warren Brusstar p 0 0 0 0 0 0

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York Mets 3 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 7 13 0
Chicago Cubs 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 8 0

New York Mets ip h rer bbso
Ed Lynch (W,9-5) 7.2 7 2 2 0 0 2.87
Roger McDowell 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 2.99
Chicago Cubs ip h rer bbso
Derek Botelho (L) 4.2 8 6 6 3 0
Lary Sorensen 1.1 0 0 0 1 1
Ron Meridith 2.0 3 1 1 0 4
Warren Brusstar 1.0 2 0 0 2 1

Left on base: Mets 10, Cubs 4
PB: Jody Davis.
2B: Danny Heep 2 (15), Wally Backman (10).
HR: Darryl Strawberry 3 (15), Jody Davis.
Intentional Walks: Howard Johnson 2, Darryl Strawberry.
SH: Ed Lynch 2.
SF: Bob Dernier.
SB: Keith Moreland.
CS: Wally Backman (7), Keith Hernandez (3).


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