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New York Mets 5, Houston Astros 1

New York Mets 5, Houston Astros 1

Day

League Championship Series Game Played on Thursday, October 9, 1986 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  0  0    2  3  0    0  0  0  -   5 10  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   1 10  2
BATTING
New York Mets         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Dykstra cf             5   1   2   0       0   0       2   0
Backman 2b             5   2   2   1       0   0       5   2
Hernandez 1b           3   1   2   2       2   0       9   0
Carter c               5   0   1   1       0   1       7   0
Strawberry rf          3   0   0   1       0   2       1   0
Wilson lf              4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Knight 3b              3   0   1   0       1   1       1   3
Santana ss             4   0   1   0       0   2       1   5
Ojeda p                4   1   0   0       0   2       0   3
Totals                36   5  10   5       3   8      27  13
FIELDING - 
DP: 2.
BATTING - 
2B: Carter (1,off Ryan); Dykstra (1,off Lopez).
3B: Hernandez (1,off Ryan).
SF: Strawberry (1,off Ryan).
IBB: Hernandez 2 (2,by Andersen,by Lopez); Knight (1,by Lopez).
Team LOB: 8.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wilson (1,2nd base off Lopez/Ashby).
Houston Astros        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hatcher cf             5   1   1   0       0   1       3   0
Doran 2b               4   0   1   0       0   1       3   2
Garner 3b              3   0   1   1       1   0       1   1
Davis 1b               4   0   1   0       0   0       4   1
Bass rf                3   0   2   0       1   0       1   0
Cruz lf                4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Ashby c                4   0   0   0       0   0       9   0
Thon ss                4   0   2   0       0   1       2   2
Ryan p                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Pankovits ph         1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Andersen p           0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Puhl ph              1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Lopez p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kerfeld p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lopes ph             1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                35   1  10   1       2   5      27   7
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
E: Hatcher (1), Davis (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Bass (2,off Ojeda).
Team LOB: 9.
PITCHING
New York Mets         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Ojeda W(1-0)           9    10   1   1   2   5   0
Houston Astros        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Ryan L(0-1)            5     7   5   5   0   5   0
Andersen               2     1   0   0   1   2   0
Lopez                  1.1   2   0   0   2   1   0
Kerfeld                0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0
Totals                 9    10   5   5   3   8   0
IBB: Andersen (1,Hernandez); Lopez 2 (2,Knight,Hernandez).
Umpires: Lee Weyer, Frank Pulli, Dutch Rennert, Joe West, Doug Harvey, Fred Brocklander
Time of Game: 2:40   Attendance: 44391
Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Dykstra             cf        Hatcher             cf
2. Backman             2b        Doran               2b
3. Hernandez           1b        Garner              3b
4. Carter              c         Davis               1b
5. Strawberry          rf        Bass                rf
6. Wilson              lf        Cruz                lf
7. Knight              3b        Ashby               c
8. Santana             ss        Thon                ss
9. Ojeda               p         Ryan                p

METS 1ST: Dykstra grounded out (pitcher to first); Backman lined
to third; Hernandez made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Hatcher was called out on strikes; Doran struck out;
Garner grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 2ND: Carter struck out; Strawberry struck out; Wilson made
an out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Davis grounded out (pitcher to first); Bass doubled
to left; Cruz singled to shortstop [Bass to third]; Ashby
reached on a fielder's choice [Bass out at home (pitcher to
catcher), Cruz to second]; Thon was called out on strikes; 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 3RD: Knight struck out; Santana struck out; Ojeda struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Ryan grounded out (third to first); Hatcher singled
to center; Doran hit into a double play (second to first)
[Hatcher out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 4TH: Dykstra grounded out (first unassisted); Backman
singled to center; Hernandez singled to center [Backman to
second]; Carter doubled to center [Backman scored, Hernandez to
third]; Strawberry hit a sacrifice fly to left [Hernandez
scored]; Wilson made an out to left; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets
2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Garner walked; Davis grounded out (third to first)
[Garner to second]; Bass singled to third; Cruz struck out;
Ashby forced Garner (third unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Mets 2, Astros 0.

METS 5TH: Knight made an out to second; Santana singled to
right; Ojeda forced Santana (third to shortstop); Dykstra
singled to left [Ojeda to second]; Backman singled to center
[Ojeda scored, Dykstra to third, Backman to second (error by
Hatcher)]; Hernandez tripled to center [Dykstra scored, Backman
scored]; Carter made an out to center; 3 R, 4 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Mets 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Thon singled to left; PANKOVITS BATTED FOR RYAN;
Pankovits struck out; Hatcher made an out to shortstop; Doran
singled to left [Thon to third, Doran to second (on throw)];
Garner made an out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 5,
Astros 0.

METS 6TH: ANDERSEN REPLACED PANKOVITS (PITCHING); Strawberry
made an out to right; Wilson grounded out (first to pitcher);
Knight singled to center; Santana struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Davis singled to center; Bass walked [Davis to
second]; Cruz made an out to center; Ashby forced Bass
(shortstop to second) [Davis to third]; Thon made an out to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 0.

METS 7TH: Ojeda was called out on strikes; Dykstra reached on an
error by Davis [Dykstra to first]; Backman grounded out (second
to first) [Dykstra to second]; Hernandez was walked
intentionally; Carter made an out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: PUHL BATTED FOR ANDERSEN; Puhl singled to right;
Hatcher forced Puhl (shortstop to second); Doran grounded out
(first unassisted) [Hatcher to second]; Garner singled to center
[Hatcher scored]; Davis forced Garner (shortstop to second); 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 1.

METS 8TH: LOPEZ REPLACED PUHL (PITCHING); Strawberry struck out;
Wilson singled to center; Wilson stole second; Knight was walked
intentionally; Santana forced Knight (shortstop to second)
[Wilson to third]; Ojeda made an out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Bass made an out to left; Cruz popped to catcher in
foul territory; Ashby grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 1.

METS 9TH: Dykstra doubled to center; Backman made an out to
catcher; Hernandez was walked intentionally; KERFELD REPLACED
LOPEZ (PITCHING); Carter grounded into a double play (shortstop
to second to first) [Hernandez out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Thon singled to center; LOPES BATTED FOR KERFELD;
Lopes grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Thon out at second]; Hatcher grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             5  10   0    8
 Astros           1  10   2    9

References

Total Baseball: The Ultimate Baseball Encyclopedia by John Thorn, et al.
2006 ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia by Gary Gillette (Editor), Pete Palmer (Editor).

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