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Mets 9, Pirates 0
1986 League Championship Series Game 1
October 8, 1986
Astros 1, Mets 0
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Thru This Game

Mets Starting Lineup
cf
Dykstra Lenny
Dykstra
2b
Backman Wally
Backman
1b
Hernandez Keith
Hernandez
c
Carter Gary
Carter
rf
Strawberry Darryl
Strawberry
lf
Wilson Mookie
Wilson
3b
Knight Ray
Knight
ss
Santana Rafael
Santana
p
Gooden Dwight
Gooden
October 8, 1986, Astrodome, Houston, TX

Houston Astros 1, New York Mets 0

Mets ab r hbibbso Avg.
Lenny Dykstra cf 3 0 1 0 1 0 .333
Wally Backman 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Keith Hernandez 1b 4 0 1 0 0 3 .250
Gary Carter c 4 0 0 0 0 3 .000
Darryl Strawberry rf 4 0 1 0 0 2 .250
Mookie Wilson lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Ray Knight 3b 4 0 0 0 0 2 .000
Rafael Santana ss 2 0 1 0 0 0 .500
- Lee Mazzilli ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000
- Jesse Orosco p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Dwight Gooden p 2 0 0 0 0 1 .000
- Danny Heep ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.000
- Kevin Elster pr-ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Astros ab r hbibbso
Billy Hatcher cf 3 0 0 0 1 1
Bill Doran 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0
Denny Walling 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1
Glenn Davis 1b 4 1 1 1 0 0
Kevin Bass rf 4 0 2 0 0 0
Josť Cruz lf 4 0 1 0 0 2
Alan Ashby c 1 0 1 0 2 0
Craig Reynolds ss 3 0 2 0 0 0
- Dickie Thon ss 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mike Scott p 3 0 0 0 0 2

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

New York Mets ip h rer bbso
Dwight Gooden (L,0-1) 7.0 7 1 1 3 5 1.29
Jesse Orosco 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0.00
Houston Astros ip h rer bbso
Mike Scott (W) 9.0 5 0 0 1 14

Left on base: Mets 7, Astros 8
Errors: Craig Reynolds.
2B: Kevin Bass.
HR: Glenn Davis.
SB: Darryl Strawberry (1), Lenny Dykstra (1), Kevin Bass, Billy Hatcher.


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