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Scores
Standings
CHW
@BAL
7
9
BOS
@CAL
2
3
 
(15)
MIN
@DET
11
2
CLE
@KCR
1
5
TOR
@OAK
4
3
MIL
@SEA
2
4
NYY
@TEX
4
8
SFG
@CHC
1
3
ATL
@CIN
8
4
HOU
@NYM
1
4
MON
@PHI
0
11
SDP
@PIT
2
6
LAD
@STL
1
6
Tuesday, April 30, 1985,
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 31,558, Time of Game: 2:27
Astros
1
10-10
 Lost 1 
3rd, ½ GB
at Mets
4
12-6
 Won 2 
1st
W: Dwight Gooden (3-1)
L: Joe Niekro (1-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  4  0
Mets            0  0  0   0  0  0   2  2  X    4  7  1

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bill Doran 2B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .243 .346 .314 .660 -0.072 0.69 0.007 -0.080 -0.7 2 3 CS
Kevin Bass RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .245 .288 .388 .676 -0.069 0.84 0.036 -0.105 -0.8 2 0
Denny Walling 1B 3 1 1 1 0 0 3 .382 .424 .527 .951 0.078 0.56 0.109 -0.031 0.7 6 1 HR
Jose Cruz LF 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .321 .353 .383 .736 -0.030 0.40 0.000 -0.030 -0.3 2 0
Jerry Mumphrey CF 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .254 .338 .352 .690 -0.042 1.28 0.033 -0.075 -0.1 2 0
Phil Garner 3B 2 0 0 0 1 2 3 .250 .295 .375 .670 0.014 1.18 0.061 -0.046 -0.2 0 1
Alan Ashby C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .250 .313 .409 .722 -0.178 1.47 0.000 -0.178 -1.0 7 1 2·GDP
Craig Reynolds SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .278 .350 .472 .822 -0.089 1.06 0.034 -0.123 -1.0 2 2
Joe Niekro P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .273 .273 .273 .545 0.036 1.03 0.052 -0.016 0.5 1 0
   Frank DiPino P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jeff Calhoun P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ty Gainey PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .250 .000 .250 -0.009 0.35 0.000 -0.009 -0.1
Team Totals 27 1 4 1 2 8 29 .148 .207 .259 .466 -0.361 0.91 0.332 -0.693 -3.0 24 8
HR: D Walling (1, off D Gooden, 1st inn, 0 on, 2 outs).
TB: D Walling 4; K Bass; J Mumphrey; C Reynolds.
GIDP: A Ashby 2 (2).
RBI: D Walling (9).
2-out RBI: D Walling.
Team LOB: 1.
With RISP: 0 for 0.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Doran-C Reynolds-D Walling; C Reynolds-B Doran-D Walling.
Baserunning
CS: B Doran (3, 2nd base by D Gooden/G Carter).
Pickoffs: C Reynolds (2nd base by G Carter); K Bass (1st base by D Gooden).

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Wally Backman 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .308 .368 .404 .772 -0.077 1.07 0.000 -0.077 -0.7 0 0
Howard Johnson 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .152 .264 .174 .438 -0.073 0.94 0.000 -0.073 -0.5 0 1
   Ray Knight PH-3B 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .176 .250 .176 .426 -0.019 0.69 0.000 -0.019 -0.3 0 0
Keith Hernandez 1B 2 2 1 0 2 0 4 .309 .405 .353 .758 0.065 1.06 0.094 -0.030 0.4 6 4 IW
Gary Carter C 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .242 .355 .435 .791 -0.043 0.84 0.000 -0.043 -0.4 3 2
   Clint Hurdle C 2 1 2 1 0 0 2 .300 .300 .400 .700 0.191 2.06 0.191 0.000 1.8 6 0
Darryl Strawberry CF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .235 .297 .529 .827 -0.147 1.49 0.002 -0.150 -0.7 2 0 IW
George Foster LF 2 0 1 1 1 1 3 .250 .340 .523 .863 0.280 2.11 0.313 -0.033 1.3 0 0
   Mookie Wilson PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .308 .410 .718 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   John Christensen RF 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .056 .190 .056 .246 0.028 0.65 0.028 0.000 1.0 0 0
Danny Heep RF-LF 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .259 .310 .333 .644 0.035 1.59 0.159 -0.124 -0.6 1 0 CS,GDP
Rafael Santana SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .182 .250 .273 .523 -0.108 1.06 0.000 -0.108 -1.2 7 5 GDP
Dwight Gooden P 1 1 0 0 2 0 3 .167 .286 .167 .452 0.010 0.94 0.049 -0.039 0.4 2 1
Team Totals 28 4 7 4 6 5 34 .250 .382 .250 .632 0.142 1.28 0.836 -0.696 0.4 27 13
IBB: K Hernandez (5, by F DiPino); D Strawberry (2, by F DiPino).
TB: C Hurdle 2; D Heep 2; J Christensen; K Hernandez; G Foster.
GIDP: D Heep (2); R Santana (2).
RBI: C Hurdle (2); D Heep (5); J Christensen (1); G Foster (8).
2-out RBI: C Hurdle; J Christensen.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 4 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 2. K Hernandez-R Santana-K Hernandez; K Hernandez-R Santana-D Gooden.
E: D Gooden (1).
Baserunning
CS: D Heep (1, 2nd base by J Niekro/A Ashby).

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Joe Niekro, L (1-3) 6.1 4 2 2 3 4 0 2.23 24 58 0.010 1.39 1.0
Frank DiPino 1.1 3 2 2 3 1 0 4.63 9 2 1 -0.157 1.08 -2.2
Jeff Calhoun 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.91 1 3 0 0.007 0.29 0.7
Team Totals 8 7 4 4 6 5 0 4.50 34 58 5 1 -0.140 1.28 -0.4

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dwight Gooden, W (3-1) 9 4 1 1 2 8 1 1.38 29 81 0.360 0.91 3.0
Team Totals 9 4 1 1 2 8 1 1.00 29 81 0.360 0.91 3.0
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: F DiPino 2 (3; K Hernandez, D Strawberry).
Pickoffs: D Gooden (2; K Bass, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Terry Tata, 2B - Jerry Crawford, 3B - Gerry Davis.
Time of Game: 2:27.
Attendance: 31,558.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         New York Mets
1 Bill Doran 2B 1 Wally Backman 2B
2 Kevin Bass RF 2 Howard Johnson 3B
3 Denny Walling 1B 3 Keith Hernandez 1B
4 Jose Cruz LF 4 Gary Carter C
5 Jerry Mumphrey CF 5 Darryl Strawberry CF
6 Phil Garner 3B 6 George Foster LF
7 Alan Ashby C 7 Danny Heep RF
8 Craig Reynolds SS 8 Rafael Santana SS
9 Joe Niekro P 9 Dwight Gooden P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b7 0-1 1 12- R NYM G. Foster J. Niekro 28% 71% Single; Hernandez Scores; Hurdle to 3B
t8 1-2 1 1-- OO HOU A. Ashby D. Gooden 12% 88% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-P
b7 1-1 1 1-3 R NYM D. Heep F. DiPino 12% 83% Single; Hurdle Scores; Wilson to 2B
b7 0-1 0 1-- NYM C. Hurdle J. Niekro 12% 53% Single; Hernandez to 2B
b7 0-1 0 12- O NYM D. Strawberry J. Niekro -11% 42% Flyball: CF

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Dwight Gooden facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O HOU B. Doran D. Gooden 2% 52% Flyball: SS
t1 0-0 1 --- O HOU K. Bass D. Gooden 1% 54% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- R HOU D. Walling D. Gooden -11% 43% Home Run
t1 1-0 2 --- O HOU J. Cruz D. Gooden 1% 44% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Joe Niekro facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O NYM W. Backman J. Niekro -2% 41% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b1 0-1 1 --- O NYM H. Johnson J. Niekro -2% 40% Groundout: 1B-P
b1 0-1 2 --- NYM K. Hernandez J. Niekro 1% 41% Walk
b1 0-1 2 1-- O NYM G. Carter J. Niekro -2% 39% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Dwight Gooden facing 5-6-7
t2 1-0 0 --- HOU J. Mumphrey D. Gooden -3% 35% Single
t2 1-0 0 1-- O HOU P. Garner D. Gooden 3% 38% Strikeout
t2 1-0 1 1-- OO HOU A. Ashby D. Gooden 5% 43% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Joe Niekro facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- O NYM D. Strawberry J. Niekro -2% 41% Strikeout
b2 0-1 1 --- NYM G. Foster J. Niekro 3% 43% Walk
b2 0-1 1 1-- OO NYM D. Heep J. Niekro -6% 38% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Dwight Gooden facing 8-9-1
t3 1-0 0 --- HOU C. Reynolds D. Gooden -3% 34% Single
t3 1-0 0 1-- HOU J. Niekro D. Gooden -5% 29% Reached on E1 (Ground Ball); Reynolds to 2B; Niekro to 1B
t3 1-0 0 12- O HOU B. Doran D. Gooden 8% 37% Reynolds Picked off 2B (C-SS)
t3 1-0 1 1-- O HOU B. Doran D. Gooden 3% 40% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t3 1-0 2 1-- O HOU K. Bass D. Gooden 2% 42% Doran Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Joe Niekro facing 8-9-1
b3 0-1 0 --- O NYM R. Santana J. Niekro -3% 40% Flyball: CF
b3 0-1 1 --- NYM D. Gooden J. Niekro 3% 43% Walk
b3 0-1 1 1-- O NYM W. Backman J. Niekro -2% 40% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Gooden to 2B
b3 0-1 2 -2- O NYM H. Johnson J. Niekro -4% 36% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Dwight Gooden facing 2-3-4
t4 1-0 0 --- O HOU K. Bass D. Gooden 2% 39% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 1-0 1 --- O HOU D. Walling D. Gooden 2% 40% Flyball: RF
t4 1-0 2 --- O HOU J. Cruz D. Gooden 1% 41% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Joe Niekro facing 3-4-5
b4 0-1 0 --- O NYM K. Hernandez J. Niekro -3% 38% Flyball: SS
b4 0-1 1 --- O NYM G. Carter J. Niekro -2% 36% Strikeout
b4 0-1 2 --- O NYM D. Strawberry J. Niekro -1% 35% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Dwight Gooden facing 5-6-7
Clint Hurdle replaces Gary Carter playing C batting 4th
t5 1-0 0 --- O HOU J. Mumphrey D. Gooden 2% 37% Strikeout
t5 1-0 1 --- O HOU P. Garner D. Gooden 2% 39% Strikeout
t5 1-0 2 --- O HOU A. Ashby D. Gooden 1% 40% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Joe Niekro facing 6-7-8
b5 0-1 0 --- O NYM G. Foster J. Niekro -3% 36% Strikeout
b5 0-1 1 --- NYM D. Heep J. Niekro 4% 40% Single
b5 0-1 1 1-- O NYM R. Santana J. Niekro -6% 34% Heep Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b5 0-1 2 --- O NYM R. Santana J. Niekro -2% 32% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Dwight Gooden facing 8-9-1
t6 1-0 0 --- O HOU C. Reynolds D. Gooden 2% 35% Flyball: SS
t6 1-0 1 --- O HOU J. Niekro D. Gooden 2% 36% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 1-0 2 --- O HOU B. Doran D. Gooden 1% 37% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Joe Niekro facing 9-1-2
b6 0-1 0 --- O NYM D. Gooden J. Niekro -4% 34% Foul Flyball: C
b6 0-1 1 --- O NYM W. Backman J. Niekro -3% 31% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 0-1 2 --- O NYM H. Johnson J. Niekro -2% 29% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Dwight Gooden facing 2-3-4
t7 1-0 0 --- HOU K. Bass D. Gooden -4% 25% Single
t7 1-0 0 1-- O HOU D. Walling D. Gooden 6% 31% Bass Picked off 1B (P-1B)
t7 1-0 1 --- O HOU D. Walling D. Gooden 2% 33% Flyball: CF
t7 1-0 2 --- O HOU J. Cruz D. Gooden 1% 34% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Joe Niekro facing 3-4-5
b7 0-1 0 --- NYM K. Hernandez J. Niekro 8% 42% Single
b7 0-1 0 1-- NYM C. Hurdle J. Niekro 12% 53% Single; Hernandez to 2B
b7 0-1 0 12- O NYM D. Strawberry J. Niekro -11% 42% Flyball: CF
b7 0-1 1 12- R NYM G. Foster J. Niekro 28% 71% Single; Hernandez Scores; Hurdle to 3B
Frank DiPino replaces Joe Niekro pitching and batting 9th
Mookie Wilson pinch runs for George Foster (LF) batting 6th
b7 1-1 1 1-3 R NYM D. Heep F. DiPino 12% 83% Single; Hurdle Scores; Wilson to 2B
b7 2-1 1 12- OO NYM R. Santana F. DiPino -7% 76% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 2.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-2, Mets' Dwight Gooden facing 5-6-7
Danny Heep moves from RF to LF
John Christensen replaces Mookie Wilson (PR) playing RF batting 6th
t8 1-2 0 --- O HOU J. Mumphrey D. Gooden 5% 82% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 1-2 1 --- HOU P. Garner D. Gooden -6% 75% Walk
t8 1-2 1 1-- OO HOU A. Ashby D. Gooden 12% 88% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-1, Astros' Frank DiPino facing 9-1-2
b8 2-1 0 --- NYM D. Gooden F. DiPino 2% 89% Walk
b8 2-1 0 1-- O NYM W. Backman F. DiPino -1% 89% Groundout: 3B-1B; Gooden to 2B
Ray Knight pinch hits for Howard Johnson (3B) batting 2nd
b8 2-1 1 -2- O NYM R. Knight F. DiPino -2% 87% Strikeout
b8 2-1 2 -2- NYM K. Hernandez F. DiPino 0% 87% Intentional Walk
b8 2-1 2 12- R NYM C. Hurdle F. DiPino 7% 95% Single; Gooden Scores; Hernandez to 3B; Hurdle to 2B
b8 3-1 2 -23 NYM D. Strawberry F. DiPino 0% 95% Intentional Walk
b8 3-1 2 123 R NYM J. Christensen F. DiPino 3% 98% Single; Hernandez Scores; Hurdle to 3B; Strawberry to 2B
Jeff Calhoun replaces Frank DiPino pitching and batting 9th
b8 4-1 2 123 O NYM D. Heep J. Calhoun -1% 97% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 4.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-4, Mets' Dwight Gooden facing 8-9-1
Ray Knight moves from PH to 3B
t9 1-4 0 --- O HOU C. Reynolds D. Gooden 2% 99% Foul Flyball: C
Ty Gainey pinch hits for Jeff Calhoun (P) batting 9th
t9 1-4 1 --- O HOU T. Gainey D. Gooden 1% 100% Strikeout
t9 1-4 2 --- HOU B. Doran D. Gooden -1% 99% Walk
t9 1-4 2 1-- O HOU K. Bass D. Gooden 1% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 4.

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