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1986 Regular Season Game 145
September 17, 1986
Mets 4, Cubs 2
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September 18, 1986
Mets 5, Cubs 0
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National League Standings, September 17, 1986

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Mets Starting Lineup
cf
Dykstra Lenny
Dykstra
2b
Backman Wally
Backman
1b
Magadan Dave
Magadan
c
Carter Gary
Carter
rf
Strawberry Darryl
Strawberry
lf
Wilson Mookie
Wilson
3b
Knight Ray
Knight
ss
Santana Rafael
Santana
p
Gooden Dwight
Gooden
September 17, 1986, Shea Stadium, Flushing, NY

New York Mets 4, Chicago Cubs 2

Cubs ab r hbibbso
Chico Walker rf 4 1 0 0 1 0
Ryne Sandberg 2b 3 0 1 0 1 2
Rafael Palmeiro lf 3 1 1 2 1 1
Keith Moreland 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0
Leon Durham 1b 3 0 1 0 1 0
Jody Davis c 3 0 0 0 1 0
Shawon Dunston ss 4 0 1 0 0 1
Bob Dernier cf 3 0 0 0 0 2
- Chris Speier ph 1 0 1 0 0 0
- Dave Martinez pr 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dennis Eckersley p 2 0 1 0 0 1
- Guy Hoffman p 0 0 0 0 0 0
- Thad Bosley ph 1 0 0 0 0 0
- Frank DiPino p 0 0 0 0 0 0
- Jerry Mumphrey ph 1 0 0 0 0 1
Mets ab r hbibbso Avg.
Lenny Dykstra cf 4 2 2 0 1 0 .299
Wally Backman 2b 3 1 1 0 0 0 .334
Dave Magadan 1b 4 0 3 2 0 0 .667
- Stan Jefferson pr 0 1 0 0 0 0 .167
- Keith Hernandez 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 .312
Gary Carter c 4 0 1 0 0 2 .244
Darryl Strawberry rf 3 0 2 1 1 0 .256
Mookie Wilson lf 4 0 0 0 0 2 .290
Ray Knight 3b 4 0 2 0 0 1 .294
Rafael Santana ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 .214
Dwight Gooden p 3 0 0 0 0 2 .083

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chicago Cubs 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 6 0
New York Mets 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 x 4 11 3

Chicago Cubs ip h rer bbso
Dennis Eckersley (L) 4.1 8 3 3 0 7
Guy Hoffman 1.2 1 0 0 2 0
Frank DiPino 2.0 2 1 0 0 1
New York Mets ip h rer bbso
Dwight Gooden (W,15-6) 9.0 6 2 2 5 8 3.00

Left on base: Cubs 8, Mets 9
Errors: Chico Walker, Leon Durham, Dennis Eckersley.
WP: Frank DiPino.
2B: Ray Knight (23), Gary Carter (13), Lenny Dykstra (25), Shawon Dunston, Ryne Sandberg.
HR: Rafael Palmeiro.
SH: Wally Backman, Dwight Gooden.
SB: Chico Walker, Ryne Sandberg.
CS: Darryl Strawberry (12).





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