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1985 Regular Season Game 106
August 9, 1985
Mets 6, Cubs 4
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Mets 8, Cubs 3
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National League Standings, August 9, 1985

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Mets Starting Lineup
cf
Dykstra Lenny
Dykstra
2b
Backman Wally
Backman
1b
Hernandez Keith
Hernandez
rf
Strawberry Darryl
Strawberry
lf
Heep Danny
Heep
c
Hurdle Clint
Hurdle
3b
Johnson Howard
Johnson
ss
Santana Rafael
Santana
p
Darling Ron
Darling
August 9, 1985, Shea Stadium, Flushing, NY

New York Mets 6, Chicago Cubs 4

Cubs ab r hbibbso
Bob Dernier cf 5 1 1 0 0 0
Ryne Sandberg 2b 5 0 3 1 0 2
Gary Matthews lf 3 0 0 0 1 1
Leon Durham 1b 4 0 0 0 0 2
Keith Moreland rf 4 1 1 1 0 0
Jody Davis c 4 2 3 2 0 1
Ron Cey 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0
Larry Bowa ss 2 0 0 0 1 0
- Richie Hebner ph 1 0 0 0 0 0
- Chris Speier ss 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dick Ruthven p 1 0 1 0 0 0
- Ron Meridith p 2 0 0 0 0 1
- Warren Brusstar p 0 0 0 0 0 0
- George Frazier p 0 0 0 0 0 0
- Thad Bosley ph 1 0 0 0 0 0
Mets ab r hbibbso Avg.
Lenny Dykstra cf 4 0 2 0 1 0 .252
Wally Backman 2b 4 2 3 1 0 0 .295
Keith Hernandez 1b 5 1 2 1 0 1 .302
Darryl Strawberry rf 3 1 1 1 2 0 .268
Danny Heep lf 3 1 2 0 0 0 .288
- George Foster ph-lf 1 0 0 0 1 0 .257
Clint Hurdle c 5 0 2 1 0 0 .226
Howard Johnson 3b 4 0 2 1 1 0 .227
Rafael Santana ss 4 0 1 1 0 0 .256
Ron Darling p 2 0 0 0 0 0 .214
- Roger McDowell p 1 1 1 0 0 0 .154

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chicago Cubs 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 4 9 0
New York Mets 1 0 2 0 0 1 1 1 x 6 16 1

Chicago Cubs ip h rer bbso
Dick Ruthven 1.0 3 1 1 0 0
Ron Meridith 5.0 9 3 3 4 0
Warren Brusstar (L) 1.1 3 2 2 1 1
George Frazier 0.2 1 0 0 0 0
New York Mets ip h rer bbso
Ron Darling 6.0 8 4 4 1 5 2.99
Roger McDowell (W,6-4) 3.0 1 0 0 1 2 2.88

Left on base: Cubs 7, Mets 14
Errors: Jody Davis.
WP: Ron Darling.
2B: Wally Backman (11), Clint Hurdle (4), Bob Dernier, Ryne Sandberg.
HR: Jody Davis 2, Keith Moreland.
Intentional Walks: Darryl Strawberry, Howard Johnson.
SH: Wally Backman, Ron Darling.
SF: Rafael Santana.
SB: Darryl Strawberry (16), Howard Johnson (4), Ryne Sandberg 2.





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