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1986 Regular Season Game 1
April 8, 1986
Mets 4, Pirates 2
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April 11, 1986
Mets 9, Phillies 7
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National League Standings, April 8, 1986

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Mets Starting Lineup
cf
Dykstra Lenny
Dykstra
2b
Backman Wally
Backman
1b
Hernandez Keith
Hernandez
c
Carter Gary
Carter
rf
Strawberry Darryl
Strawberry
lf
Foster George
Foster
3b
Johnson Howard
Johnson
ss
Santana Rafael
Santana
p
Gooden Dwight
Gooden
April 8, 1986, Three Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh, PA

New York Mets 4, Pittsburgh Pirates 2

Mets ab r hbibbso Avg.
Lenny Dykstra cf 3 2 0 0 2 0 .000
Wally Backman 2b 3 0 0 0 1 0 .000
Keith Hernandez 1b 4 1 2 2 1 0 .500
Gary Carter c 3 0 0 1 0 2 .000
Darryl Strawberry rf 1 1 1 0 3 0 1.000
George Foster lf 4 0 1 1 0 2 .250
Howard Johnson 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 .250
Rafael Santana ss 4 0 0 0 0 2 .000
Dwight Gooden p 4 0 1 0 0 2 .250
Pirates ab r hbibbso
R. J. Reynolds rf 4 2 2 1 0 1
Joe Orsulak cf 3 0 1 0 1 0
Johnny Ray 2b 4 0 2 1 0 0
Sid Bream 1b 3 0 1 0 0 0
Steve Kemp lf 4 0 0 0 0 3
Tony Peņa c 4 0 0 0 0 0
Jim Morrison 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1
Sam Khalifa ss 2 0 0 0 0 0
- Lee Mazzilli ph 1 0 0 0 0 0
- Jim Winn p 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rick Reuschel p 2 0 0 0 0 0
- Pat Clements p 0 0 0 0 0 0
- Cecilio Guante p 0 0 0 0 0 0
- Bill Almon ph-ss 1 0 0 0 0 1

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York Mets 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 4 6 0
Pittsburgh Pirates 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 6 0

New York Mets ip h rer bbso
Dwight Gooden (W,1-0) 9.0 6 2 2 1 6 2.00
Pittsburgh Pirates ip h rer bbso
Rick Reuschel (L) 6.0 5 3 3 5 5
Pat Clements 0.1 1 1 1 1 0
Cecilio Guante 1.2 0 0 0 1 3
Jim Winn 1.0 0 0 0 0 0

Left on base: Mets 8, Pirates 4
2B: George Foster (1), Keith Hernandez (1), Darryl Strawberry (1), Howard Johnson (1), Sid Bream, R. J. Reynolds.
3B: Joe Orsulak.
HR: R. J. Reynolds.
SH: Wally Backman, Sid Bream.
SF: Gary Carter.


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