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1986 League Championship Series (4-2): New York Mets (108-54) over Houston Astros (96-66)

WS: NYM-BOS / ALCS: BOS-CAL / NLCS: NYM-HOU
 1985 NLCS /  1987 NLCS

Series Games

Game 1 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Wednesday, October 8, 1986 at  (Houston Astros)

                                 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

    PITCHERS: NYM - Gooden, Orosco (8)
              HOU - Scott

               WP - Mike Scott
	       LP - Dwight Gooden
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: NYM - none
              HOU - Davis

  ATTENDANCE: 44,131

Game 2 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Thursday, October 9, 1986 at  (Houston Astros)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    New York Mets                0  0  0    2  3  0    0  0  0     5 10  0
    Houston Astros               0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0     1 10  2

    PITCHERS: NYM - Ojeda
              HOU - Ryan, Andersen (6), Lopez (8), Kerfeld (9)

               WP - Bob Ojeda
	       LP - Nolan Ryan
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: NYM - none
              HOU - none

  ATTENDANCE: 44,391

Game 3 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Saturday, October 11, 1986 at  (New York Mets)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Houston Astros               2  2  0    0  0  0    1  0  0     5  8  1
    New York Mets                0  0  0    0  0  4    0  0  2     6 10  1

    PITCHERS: HOU - Knepper, Kerfeld (8), Smith (9)
              NYM - Darling, Aguilera (6), Orosco (8)

               WP - Jesse Orosco
	       LP - Dave Smith
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: HOU - Doran
              NYM - Dykstra, Strawberry

  ATTENDANCE: 55,052

Game 4 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Sunday, October 12, 1986 at  (New York Mets)

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

    PITCHERS: HOU - Scott
              NYM - Fernandez, McDowell (7), Sisk (9)

               WP - Mike Scott
	       LP - Sid Fernandez
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: HOU - Ashby, Thon
              NYM - none

  ATTENDANCE: 55,038

Game 5 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Tuesday, October 14, 1986 at  (New York Mets)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9   10 11 12     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Houston Astros               0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     1  9  1
    New York Mets                0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  1     2  4  0

    PITCHERS: HOU - Ryan, Kerfeld (10)
              NYM - Gooden, Orosco (11)

               WP - Jesse Orosco
	       LP - Charlie Kerfeld
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: HOU - none
              NYM - Strawberry

  ATTENDANCE: 54,986

Game 6 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Wednesday, October 15, 1986 at  (Houston Astros)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9   10 11 12   13 14 15   16     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -    -     -  -  -
    New York Mets                0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  3    0  0  0    0  1  0    3     7 11  0
    Houston Astros               3  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0    2     6 11  1

    PITCHERS: NYM - Ojeda, Aguilera (6), McDowell (9), Orosco (14)
              HOU - Knepper, Smith (9), Andersen (11), Lopez (14), Calhoun (16)

               WP - Jesse Orosco
	       LP - Aurelio Lopez
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: NYM - none
              HOU - Hatcher

  ATTENDANCE: 45,718

Series MVP - Mike Scott

Series Batting Stats

New York Mets Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Rick Aguilera 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 51 4 8 2 6 0 .157 .478
Wally Backman 6 21 5 5 0 0 0 2 2 4 .238 .304 .238 .542 1 0 124 387 67 124 1 27 13 .320 .761
Gary Carter 6 27 1 4 1 0 0 2 2 5 .148 .207 .185 .392 0 0 132 490 81 125 24 105 1 .255 .776
Ron Darling 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 34 81 4 8 0 0 0 .099 .254
Lenny Dykstra 6 23 3 7 1 1 1 3 2 4 .304 .360 .565 .925 1 0 147 431 77 127 8 45 31 .295 .822
Kevin Elster 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 19 30 3 5 0 0 0 .167 .442
Sid Fernandez 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 32 68 6 11 0 4 1 .162 .403
Dwight Gooden 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 33 81 5 7 0 4 0 .086 .230
Danny Heep 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .250 .200 .250 .450 0 0 86 195 24 55 5 33 1 .282 .799
Keith Hernandez 6 26 3 7 1 1 0 3 3 6 .269 .345 .385 .729 0 0 149 551 94 171 13 83 2 .310 .859
Howard Johnson 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 88 220 30 54 10 39 8 .245 .787
Ray Knight 6 24 1 4 0 0 0 2 1 5 .167 .192 .167 .359 0 0 137 486 51 145 11 76 2 .298 .775
Lee Mazzilli 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .200 .200 .200 .400 0 0 *100 151 28 37 3 15 4 .245 .752
Roger McDowell 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 75 18 1 5 0 3 0 .278 .594
Kevin Mitchell 2 8 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 0 0 108 328 51 91 12 43 3 .277 .811
Bob Ojeda 2 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 32 71 3 8 0 0 0 .113 .238
Jesse Orosco 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 58 3 1 0 0 1 0 .000 .333
Rafael Santana 6 17 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .176 .176 .176 .353 0 0 139 394 38 86 1 28 0 .218 .539
Doug Sisk 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 41 4 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Darryl Strawberry 6 22 4 5 1 0 2 5 3 12 .227 .308 .545 .853 1 0 136 475 76 123 27 93 28 .259 .865
Tim Teufel 2 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .333 0 0 93 279 35 69 4 31 1 .247 .693
Mookie Wilson 6 26 2 3 0 0 0 1 1 7 .115 .148 .115 .264 1 0 123 381 61 110 9 45 25 .289 .775
Totals 83 227 21 43 4 2 3 19 14 57 .189 .234 .264 .498 4 0 162 5558 783 1462 148 118 .263 .740

Houston Astros Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Larry Andersen 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 *48 6 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Alan Ashby 6 23 2 3 1 0 1 2 2 1 .130 .200 .304 .504 0 0 120 315 24 81 7 38 1 .257 .705
Kevin Bass 6 24 0 7 2 0 0 0 4 4 .292 .393 .375 .768 2 3 157 591 83 184 20 79 22 .311 .842
Jeff Calhoun 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jose Cruz 6 26 0 5 0 0 0 2 1 8 .192 .222 .192 .415 0 0 141 479 48 133 10 72 3 .278 .754
Glenn Davis 6 26 3 7 1 0 1 3 1 3 .269 .321 .423 .745 0 0 158 574 91 152 31 101 3 .265 .837
Bill Doran 6 27 3 6 0 0 1 3 2 2 .222 .276 .333 .609 2 1 145 550 92 152 6 37 42 .276 .741
Phil Garner 3 9 1 2 1 0 0 2 1 2 .222 .300 .333 .633 0 0 107 313 43 83 9 41 12 .265 .744
Billy Hatcher 6 25 4 7 0 0 1 2 3 2 .280 .357 .400 .757 3 0 127 419 55 108 6 36 38 .258 .658
Charlie Kerfeld 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 61 9 0 1 0 1 0 .111 .311
Bob Knepper 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .167 .000 .167 0 0 42 91 2 9 0 1 0 .099 .242
Davey Lopes 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 *96 255 49 70 7 35 25 .275 .800
Aurelio Lopez 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 45 9 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Jim Pankovits 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 70 113 12 32 1 7 1 .283 .727
Terry Puhl 3 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .667 .667 .667 1.333 1 0 81 172 17 42 3 14 3 .244 .656
Craig Reynolds 4 12 1 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .333 .385 .333 .718 0 0 114 313 32 78 6 41 3 .249 .623
Nolan Ryan 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 30 59 1 6 0 5 0 .102 .218
Mike Scott 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 38 95 7 12 0 3 0 .126 .292
Dave Smith 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 54 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Dickie Thon 6 12 1 3 0 0 1 1 0 1 .250 .250 .500 .750 0 0 106 278 24 69 3 21 6 .248 .653
Denny Walling 5 19 1 3 1 0 0 2 0 4 .158 .158 .211 .368 0 0 130 382 54 119 13 58 1 .312 .846
Totals 78 225 17 49 6 0 5 17 17 40 .218 .276 .311 .587 8 4 162 5441 654 1388 125 163 .255 .703

New York Mets Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Rick Aguilera 2 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 5.0 2 0 2 2 0.800 28 20 3.88 10 7 0 141.2 145 36 104 1.278
Ron Darling 1 1 7.20 0 0 0 0 5.0 6 4 2 5 1.600 34 34 2.81 15 6 0 237.0 203 81 184 1.198
Sid Fernandez 1 1 4.50 0 1 0 0 6.0 3 3 1 5 0.667 32 31 3.52 16 6 1 204.1 161 91 200 1.233
Dwight Gooden 2 2 1.06 0 1 0 0 17.0 16 2 5 9 1.235 33 33 2.84 17 6 0 250.0 197 80 200 1.108
Roger McDowell 2 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 7.0 1 0 0 3 0.143 75 0 3.02 14 9 22 128.0 107 42 65 1.164
Bob Ojeda 2 2 2.57 1 0 0 1 14.0 15 4 4 6 1.357 32 30 2.57 18 5 0 217.1 185 52 148 1.090
Jesse Orosco 4 0 3.38 3 0 0 0 8.0 5 3 2 10 0.875 58 0 2.33 8 6 21 81.0 64 35 62 1.222
Doug Sisk 1 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 1 0 2.000 41 0 3.06 4 2 1 70.2 77 31 31 1.528
Totals 15 6 2.29 4 2 0 1 63.0 49 16 17 40 1.048 162 162 3.111 108 54 1484.0 1304 509 1083 1.222

Houston Astros Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Larry Andersen 2 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 5.0 1 0 2 3 0.600 *48 0 3.03 2 1 1 77.1 83 26 42 1.409
Jeff Calhoun 1 0 9.00 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 1 1 0 2.000 20 0 3.71 1 0 0 26.2 28 12 14 1.500
Charlie Kerfeld 3 0 2.25 0 1 0 0 4.0 2 1 1 4 0.750 61 0 2.59 11 2 7 93.2 71 42 77 1.206
Bob Knepper 2 2 3.52 0 0 0 0 15.1 13 6 1 9 0.913 40 38 3.14 17 12 0 258.0 232 62 143 1.140
Aurelio Lopez 2 0 8.10 0 1 0 0 3.1 7 3 4 3 3.300 45 0 3.46 3 3 7 78.0 64 25 44 1.141
Nolan Ryan 2 2 3.86 0 1 0 0 14.0 9 6 1 17 0.714 30 30 3.34 12 8 0 178.0 119 82 194 1.129
Mike Scott 2 2 0.50 2 0 0 2 18.0 8 1 1 19 0.500 37 37 2.22 18 10 0 275.1 182 72 306 0.923
Dave Smith 2 0 9.00 0 1 0 0 2.0 2 2 3 2 2.500 54 0 2.73 4 7 33 56.0 39 22 46 1.089
Totals 16 6 2.87 2 4 0 2 62.2 43 20 14 57 0.910 162 162 3.146 96 66 1456.1 1203 523 1160 1.185

WS: NYM-BOS / ALCS: BOS-CAL / NLCS: NYM-HOU
 1985 NLCS /  1987 NLCS

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