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August 17, 1986
Cardinals 2, Mets 1
1986 Regular Season Game 118
August 17, 1986
Mets 9, Cardinals 2
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August 18, 1986
Mets 5, Dodgers 4
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National League Standings, August 17, 1986

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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
3b
Johnson Howard
Johnson
c
Gibbons John
Gibbons
ss
Santana Rafael
Santana
p
Niemann Randy
Niemann
August 17, 1986, Shea Stadium, Flushing, NY

New York Mets 9, St. Louis Cardinals 2

Cardinals ab r hbibbso
Vince Coleman cf 4 0 1 0 0 1
- Ray Burris p 0 0 0 0 0 0
Terry Pendleton 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0
Tom Herr 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0
Alan Knicely 1b 4 1 1 0 0 1
Tito Landrum lf 2 0 0 0 0 0
- Curt Ford ph-lf 2 0 0 0 0 0
Steve Lake c 2 1 1 0 0 0
- Ozzie Smith ph 1 0 0 0 0 0
- Mike LaValliere c 0 0 0 0 0 0
John Morris rf 3 0 1 2 0 0
Josť Oquendo ss 3 0 0 0 0 0
Danny Cox p 1 0 0 0 0 1
- Tom Lawless ph 1 0 1 0 0 0
- Ricky Horton p 0 0 0 0 0 0
- Andy Van Slyke ph-cf 1 0 1 0 0 0
Mets ab r hbibbso Avg.
Lenny Dykstra cf 5 1 1 3 0 2 .311
Wally Backman 2b 5 1 3 1 0 1 .334
Keith Hernandez 1b 5 0 1 0 0 0 .296
Darryl Strawberry rf 3 1 0 0 1 0 .257
Danny Heep lf 3 1 2 3 0 0 .288
- Mookie Wilson ph-lf 0 0 0 0 1 0 .303
Howard Johnson 3b 2 0 0 0 1 0 .253
- Ray Knight ph-3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 .293
John Gibbons c 3 2 1 0 1 2 .333
Rafael Santana ss 3 1 1 0 1 0 .198
Randy Niemann p 2 1 1 0 0 1 .333
- Tim Teufel ph 1 1 1 1 0 0 .244
- Roger McDowell p 1 0 0 0 0 1 .333

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis Cardinals 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 6 1
New York Mets 0 0 1 2 2 1 0 3 x 9 11 1

St. Louis Cardinals ip h rer bbso
Danny Cox (L) 5.0 6 5 3 3 6
Ricky Horton 2.0 2 1 1 1 0
Ray Burris 1.0 3 3 3 1 1
New York Mets ip h rer bbso
Randy Niemann (W,2-3) 6.0 5 2 1 0 2 3.68
Roger McDowell (Save,12) 3.0 1 0 0 0 1 2.41

Left on base: Cardinals 3, Mets 6
Errors: Howard Johnson (19), Vince Coleman.
WP: Roger McDowell.
2B: Wally Backman (14), Danny Heep (5), John Gibbons (1).
HR: Danny Heep (5), Lenny Dykstra (7), Tim Teufel (3).
Intentional Walks: Howard Johnson.





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