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Mets 2, Braves 0
1986 Regular Season Game 85
July 17, 1986
Mets 13, Astros 2
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July 18, 1986
Astros 3, Mets 0
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National League Standings, July 17, 1986

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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
Santana Rafael
Santana
p
Ojeda Bob
Ojeda
July 17, 1986, Astrodome, Houston, TX

New York Mets 13, Houston Astros 2

Mets ab r hbibbso Avg.
Lenny Dykstra cf 4 1 1 3 1 0 .347
Wally Backman 2b 6 1 3 5 0 1 .335
Keith Hernandez 1b 4 1 1 0 1 0 .284
- Kevin Mitchell ph-1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 .340
Gary Carter c 3 1 1 1 1 1 .256
- Ed Hearn c 1 0 0 0 0 0 .295
Darryl Strawberry rf 5 0 1 3 0 2 .296
Danny Heep lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 .279
- Roger McDowell p 1 1 1 0 0 0 .400
- Randy Myers p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Ray Knight 3b 3 3 1 1 2 2 .292
Rafael Santana ss 2 0 1 0 0 0 .168
- Howard Johnson ph-ss 2 2 1 0 1 1 .261
Bob Ojeda p 1 0 0 0 0 1 .095
- Mookie Wilson ph-lf 0 3 0 0 3 0 .282
Astros ab r hbibbso
Bill Doran 2b 3 1 0 0 1 0
Billy Hatcher cf 3 0 1 0 0 0
Phil Garner 3b 3 0 1 0 0 1
- Denny Walling ph-3b 0 0 0 1 1 0
Glenn Davis 1b 4 0 2 1 0 0
Kevin Bass rf 4 0 1 0 0 0
Josť Cruz lf 3 0 0 0 0 2
- Aurelio Lopez p 0 0 0 0 0 0
- Craig Reynolds p 0 0 0 0 0 0
- Jim Pankovitz ph 1 0 0 0 0 0
Alan Ashby c 4 0 1 0 0 1
Dickie Thon ss 4 0 0 0 0 0
Nolan Ryan p 2 0 0 0 0 0
- Frank DiPino p 0 0 0 0 0 0
- Charlie Kerfeld p 0 0 0 0 0 0
- Ty Gainey lf 0 1 0 0 1 0

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York Mets 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 3 3 13 12 2
Houston Astros 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 6 1

New York Mets ip h rer bbso
Bob Ojeda (W,11-2) 6.0 4 1 0 0 2 2.13
Roger McDowell 2.0 0 1 1 3 2 2.25
Randy Myers 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Houston Astros ip h rer bbso
Nolan Ryan (L) 6.2 5 4 4 3 8
Frank DiPino 0.0 1 2 1 0 0
Charlie Kerfeld 0.2 3 4 4 3 0
Aurelio Lopez 0.2 0 0 0 1 0
Craig Reynolds 1.0 3 3 3 2 1

Left on base: Mets 9, Astros 6
Errors: Rafael Santana (8), Bill Doran, Phil Garner.
WP: Craig Reynolds.
2B: Darryl Strawberry (23), Alan Ashby, Billy Hatcher.
HBP: Billy Hatcher.
SH: Bob Ojeda.
SF: Gary Carter, Lenny Dykstra.
SB: Ty Gainey.


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