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MIN
@BAL
12
13
DET
@CAL
9
4
CHW
@NYY
5
9
MIL
@OAK
3
7
BOS
@SEA
7
4
CLE
@TEX
4
10
KCR
@TOR
0
7
PHI
@ATL
5
2
LAD
@CHC
5
4
 
(10)
MON
@CIN
5
1
NYM
@HOU
7
3
SDP
@PIT
5
6
 
(11)
SFG
@STL
5
7
 
(13)
Friday, July 10, 1987,
, Astrodome
Attendance: 42,847, Time of Game: 3:00
Mets
7
45-40
 Won 1 
4th, 10½ GB
at Astros
3
44-41
 Lost 1 
2nd, 2½ GB
W: Dwight Gooden (6-2)
L: Mike Scott (10-5)
S: Jesse Orosco (12)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mets            0  0  1   1  0  5   0  0  0    7 14  3
Astros          0  1  0   0  0  1   0  1  0    3  6  2

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lenny Dykstra CF 5 2 3 1 0 0 5 .292 .344 .469 .813 0.014 0.69 0.097 -0.083 0.6 2 0 2B,CS
Wally Backman 2B 5 0 1 1 0 1 5 .254 .299 .289 .588 0.103 0.59 0.137 -0.034 1.3 2 3
Keith Hernandez 1B 4 0 0 0 1 2 5 .287 .362 .436 .798 -0.014 0.46 0.011 -0.025 -0.5 10 0 IW
Gary Carter C 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .237 .298 .401 .699 -0.099 0.78 0.000 -0.099 -1.3 6 0
Darryl Strawberry RF 4 1 3 0 1 0 5 .272 .387 .588 .975 0.046 0.62 0.073 -0.027 0.8 1 0 SB
Kevin McReynolds LF 4 2 3 3 1 1 5 .292 .337 .518 .856 0.294 0.69 0.330 -0.036 3.0 3 0 2·HR
Howard Johnson 3B 5 1 1 1 0 0 5 .267 .347 .484 .831 -0.005 0.50 0.058 -0.063 -0.8 2 2 HR,GDP
Rafael Santana SS 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .290 .338 .398 .736 0.002 0.42 0.030 -0.028 0.0 1 4 2B
Dwight Gooden P 3 0 1 0 0 2 4 .182 .182 .182 .364 -0.055 0.58 0.002 -0.057 -0.4 0 1 SH
   Jesse Orosco P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 39 7 14 6 3 7 43 .359 .405 .641 1.046 0.286 0.60 0.738 -0.452 2.6 27 10
2B: L Dykstra (15, off M Scott); R Santana (10, off M Scott).
HR: K McReynolds 2 (16, 2 off M Scott, 4th inn, 0 on, 1 out; 6th inn, 1 on, 1 out); H Johnson (17, off M Scott, 6th inn, 0 on, 1 out).
SH: D Gooden (2, off M Scott).
IBB: K Hernandez (5, by M Scott).
TB: K McReynolds 9; H Johnson 4; L Dykstra 4; D Strawberry 3; R Santana 3; D Gooden; W Backman.
GIDP: H Johnson (3).
RBI: K McReynolds 3 (49); H Johnson (49); W Backman (10); L Dykstra (21).
2-out RBI: L Dykstra; W Backman.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 2 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Santana-K Hernandez.
E: G Carter (4); W Backman (5); H Johnson (15).
Baserunning
SB: D Strawberry (13, 2nd base off M Scott/A Ashby).
CS: L Dykstra (4, 2nd base by M Scott/A Ashby).

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Gerald Young CF 3 1 1 0 2 1 5 .167 .286 .167 .452 0.119 0.80 0.157 -0.038 1.5 2 0 2·SB
Bill Doran 2B 5 1 1 1 0 2 5 .274 .346 .418 .764 -0.105 0.88 0.023 -0.127 -0.8 5 5 HR
Denny Walling 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .294 .348 .417 .765 -0.100 0.72 0.000 -0.100 -1.2 0 3
Glenn Davis 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .281 .330 .498 .829 -0.060 0.74 0.012 -0.072 0.1 11 1
Kevin Bass RF 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .282 .343 .443 .785 0.038 0.86 0.082 -0.044 0.2 1 0
Jose Cruz LF 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .252 .313 .403 .716 0.055 0.72 0.087 -0.031 0.7 1 0
Alan Ashby C 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .298 .393 .475 .868 -0.038 0.65 0.016 -0.054 -0.8 7 1 GDP
Craig Reynolds SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .265 .300 .360 .659 -0.064 0.81 0.008 -0.072 -0.4 0 3
Mike Scott P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .050 .116 .050 .166 -0.061 1.22 0.000 -0.061 -0.6 0 1
   Dave Meads P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .833 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Terry Puhl PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .198 .253 .247 .500 -0.007 0.26 0.000 -0.007 -0.2
   Rocky Childress P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Davey Lopes PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .273 .385 .545 .930 0.009 0.22 0.009 0.000 0.2
Team Totals 34 3 6 1 4 6 38 .176 .263 .265 .528 -0.214 0.78 0.394 -0.606 -1.4 27 14
HR: B Doran (12, off D Gooden, 6th inn, 0 on, 0 outs).
TB: B Doran 4; J Cruz 2; D Lopes; G Young; C Reynolds.
GIDP: A Ashby (6).
RBI: B Doran (40).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 0 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Walling-B Doran-G Davis.
E: G Young (1); C Reynolds (9).
Baserunning
SB: G Young 2 (2, 2nd base off D Gooden/G Carter 2).

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dwight Gooden, W (6-2) 8.2 6 3 2 4 5 1 2.78 37 63 0.170 0.75 0.6
Jesse Orosco, S (12) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.17 1 3 0 0.046 1.74 0.8
Team Totals 9 6 3 2 4 6 1 2.00 38 63 3 0 0.216 0.78 1.4

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Scott, L (10-5) 5.2 11 7 6 1 7 3 2.76 28 27 -0.281 0.86 -3.4
Dave Meads 1.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 5.68 6 1 1 -0.011 0.13 -0.2
Rocky Childress 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 1.74 9 0 0 0.007 0.06 1.0
Team Totals 9 14 7 6 3 7 3 6.00 43 27 1 1 -0.285 0.60 -2.6
Balks: None.
WP: D Gooden (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: M Scott (4; K Hernandez).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Steve Rippley, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - Gerry Davis, 3B - Dick Stello.
Time of Game: 3:00.
Attendance: 42,847.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t6 2-1 1 1-- RR NYM K. McReynolds M. Scott 19% 86% Home Run; Strawberry Scores
t4 1-1 1 --- R NYM K. McReynolds M. Scott 13% 61% Home Run
t3 0-1 2 -2- R NYM W. Backman M. Scott 12% 48% Single to CF; Dykstra Scores; Backman to 2B/Adv on E8
b2 0-0 1 1-- HOU J. Cruz D. Gooden -7% 38% Single; Bass to 3B
b3 1-1 1 --3 O HOU D. Walling D. Gooden 7% 46% Groundout: P-3B-1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Mike Scott facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYM L. Dykstra M. Scott -2% 48% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- O NYM W. Backman M. Scott -2% 46% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O NYM K. Hernandez M. Scott -1% 45% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Dwight Gooden facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O HOU G. Young D. Gooden 2% 47% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-0 1 --- O HOU B. Doran D. Gooden 2% 49% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 2 --- O HOU D. Walling D. Gooden 1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Mike Scott facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O NYM G. Carter M. Scott -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- NYM D. Strawberry M. Scott 3% 50% Single
t2 0-0 1 1-- NYM K. McReynolds M. Scott 2% 52% Strawberry Steals 2B
t2 0-0 1 -2- O NYM K. McReynolds M. Scott -4% 48% Strikeout
t2 0-0 2 -2- O NYM H. Johnson M. Scott -3% 45% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Dwight Gooden facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O HOU G. Davis D. Gooden 2% 47% Flyball: LF
b2 0-0 1 --- HOU K. Bass D. Gooden -3% 45% Walk
b2 0-0 1 1-- HOU J. Cruz D. Gooden -7% 38% Single; Bass to 3B
b2 0-0 1 1-3 R HOU A. Ashby D. Gooden -6% 32% Wild Pitch; Bass Scores; Cruz to 2B
b2 1-0 1 -2- HOU A. Ashby D. Gooden -2% 31% Walk
b2 1-0 1 12- O HOU C. Reynolds D. Gooden 4% 35% Flyball: RF
b2 1-0 2 12- O HOU M. Scott D. Gooden 4% 38% Flyball: 3B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 0, Astros 1.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Mike Scott facing 8-9-1
t3 0-1 0 --- O NYM R. Santana M. Scott -3% 36% Flyball: 2B
t3 0-1 1 --- O NYM D. Gooden M. Scott -2% 34% Strikeout
t3 0-1 2 --- NYM L. Dykstra M. Scott 3% 36% Double
t3 0-1 2 -2- R NYM W. Backman M. Scott 12% 48% Single to CF; Dykstra Scores; Backman to 2B/Adv on E8
t3 1-1 2 -2- NYM K. Hernandez M. Scott 1% 49% Intentional Walk
t3 1-1 2 12- O NYM G. Carter M. Scott -5% 45% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Mets 1, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Tied 1-1, Mets' Dwight Gooden facing 1-2-3
b3 1-1 0 --- HOU G. Young D. Gooden -4% 41% Single
b3 1-1 0 1-- HOU B. Doran D. Gooden -7% 34% Young Steals 2B; Young to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw to 2B)
b3 1-1 0 --3 O HOU B. Doran D. Gooden 5% 39% Strikeout Looking
b3 1-1 1 --3 O HOU D. Walling D. Gooden 7% 46% Groundout: P-3B-1B
b3 1-1 2 --3 O HOU G. Davis D. Gooden 4% 50% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Astros 1.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Tied 1-1, Astros' Mike Scott facing 5-6-7
t4 1-1 0 --- O NYM D. Strawberry M. Scott -3% 47% Flyball: RF
t4 1-1 1 --- R NYM K. McReynolds M. Scott 13% 61% Home Run
t4 2-1 1 --- O NYM H. Johnson M. Scott -2% 59% Flyball: CF
t4 2-1 2 --- NYM R. Santana M. Scott 2% 61% Double
t4 2-1 2 -2- O NYM D. Gooden M. Scott -3% 58% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-2, Mets' Dwight Gooden facing 5-6-7
b4 1-2 0 --- O HOU K. Bass D. Gooden 3% 61% Flyball: LF
b4 1-2 1 --- O HOU J. Cruz D. Gooden 2% 63% Strikeout
b4 1-2 2 --- O HOU A. Ashby D. Gooden 1% 64% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 1.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-1, Astros' Mike Scott facing 1-2-3
t5 2-1 0 --- NYM L. Dykstra M. Scott 4% 68% Single
t5 2-1 0 1-- O NYM W. Backman M. Scott -6% 62% Dykstra Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t5 2-1 1 --- O NYM W. Backman M. Scott -2% 60% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 2-1 2 --- O NYM K. Hernandez M. Scott -1% 59% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-2, Mets' Dwight Gooden facing 8-9-1
b5 1-2 0 --- O HOU C. Reynolds D. Gooden 3% 63% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 1-2 1 --- O HOU M. Scott D. Gooden 2% 65% Strikeout
b5 1-2 2 --- O HOU G. Young D. Gooden 2% 67% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 1.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-1, Astros' Mike Scott facing 4-5-6
t6 2-1 0 --- O NYM G. Carter M. Scott -2% 64% Groundout: P-1B
t6 2-1 1 --- NYM D. Strawberry M. Scott 3% 67% Single
t6 2-1 1 1-- RR NYM K. McReynolds M. Scott 19% 86% Home Run; Strawberry Scores
t6 4-1 1 --- R NYM H. Johnson M. Scott 6% 92% Home Run
t6 5-1 1 --- NYM R. Santana M. Scott 1% 92% Single
t6 5-1 1 1-- O NYM D. Gooden M. Scott -0% 92% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Santana to 2B
t6 5-1 2 -2- R NYM L. Dykstra M. Scott 3% 95% Single; Santana Scores; Dykstra to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
Dave Meads replaces Mike Scott pitching and batting 9th
t6 6-1 2 -2- R NYM W. Backman D. Meads 2% 97% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Dykstra Scores/No RBI/unER; Backman to 1B
t6 7-1 2 1-- O NYM K. Hernandez D. Meads -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
5 runs, 5 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Mets 7, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-7, Mets' Dwight Gooden facing 2-3-4
b6 1-7 0 --- R HOU B. Doran D. Gooden -2% 95% Home Run
b6 2-7 0 --- O HOU D. Walling D. Gooden 1% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 2-7 1 --- O HOU G. Davis D. Gooden 1% 97% Flyball: 2B
b6 2-7 2 --- O HOU K. Bass D. Gooden 0% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 7, Astros 2.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 7-2, Astros' Dave Meads facing 4-5-6
t7 7-2 0 --- O NYM G. Carter D. Meads -0% 97% Flyball: CF
t7 7-2 1 --- NYM D. Strawberry D. Meads 0% 97% Single
t7 7-2 1 1-- NYM K. McReynolds D. Meads 0% 98% Single; Strawberry to 2B
t7 7-2 1 12- OO NYM H. Johnson D. Meads -1% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 7, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-7, Mets' Dwight Gooden facing 6-7-8
b7 2-7 0 --- HOU J. Cruz D. Gooden -2% 95% Single
b7 2-7 0 1-- OO HOU A. Ashby D. Gooden 3% 98% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
b7 2-7 2 --- HOU C. Reynolds D. Gooden -0% 98% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Reynolds to 1B
Terry Puhl pinch hits for Dave Meads (P) batting 9th
b7 2-7 2 1-- O HOU T. Puhl D. Gooden 1% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Mets 7, Astros 2.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 7-2, Astros' Rocky Childress facing 8-9-1
Rocky Childress replaces Terry Puhl (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 7-2 0 --- O NYM R. Santana R. Childress -0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 7-2 1 --- NYM D. Gooden R. Childress 0% 98% Single
t8 7-2 1 1-- O NYM L. Dykstra R. Childress -0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B; Gooden to 2B
t8 7-2 2 -2- O NYM W. Backman R. Childress -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 7, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-7, Mets' Dwight Gooden facing 1-2-3
b8 2-7 0 --- HOU G. Young D. Gooden -1% 97% Walk
b8 2-7 0 1-- HOU B. Doran D. Gooden -0% 96% Young Steals 2B
b8 2-7 0 -2- O HOU B. Doran D. Gooden 2% 98% Flyball: LF
b8 2-7 1 -2- O HOU D. Walling D. Gooden 1% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B; Young to 3B
b8 2-7 2 --3 R HOU G. Davis D. Gooden -1% 98% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Young Scores/unER/No RBI; Davis to 1B
b8 3-7 2 1-- O HOU K. Bass D. Gooden 1% 99% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Mets 7, Astros 3.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Ahead 7-3, Astros' Rocky Childress facing 3-4-5
t9 7-3 0 --- O NYM K. Hernandez R. Childress -0% 98% Flyball: 2B
t9 7-3 1 --- O NYM G. Carter R. Childress -0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 7-3 2 --- NYM D. Strawberry R. Childress 0% 98% Walk
t9 7-3 2 1-- NYM K. McReynolds R. Childress 0% 99% Walk; Strawberry to 2B
t9 7-3 2 12- O NYM H. Johnson R. Childress -0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 7, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 3-7, Mets' Dwight Gooden facing 6-7-8
b9 3-7 0 --- O HOU J. Cruz D. Gooden 1% 99% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b9 3-7 1 --- O HOU A. Ashby D. Gooden 1% 100% Strikeout
b9 3-7 2 --- HOU C. Reynolds D. Gooden -0% 100% Single
Davey Lopes pinch hits for Rocky Childress (P) batting 9th
b9 3-7 2 1-- HOU D. Lopes D. Gooden -1% 99% Single; Reynolds to 2B
b9 3-7 2 12- HOU G. Young D. Gooden -3% 95% Walk; Reynolds to 3B; Lopes to 2B
Jesse Orosco replaces Dwight Gooden pitching and batting 9th
b9 3-7 2 123 O HOU B. Doran J. Orosco 5% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Mets 7, Astros 3.

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