1985 Tournament Results – Mets beat Padres 4-2

1985 Tournament Results – Mets beat Padres 4-2

1985, 1985 Tournament, Mets, Padres
The Padres came out and took the first 2 games in Shea Stadium. The Mets finally got their bats going in Game 3 ignited by 2 homers by Darryl Strawberry. The Mets would get timely hits late in the game to take a couple of close games (especially games 5 and 6). The Mets will move on to face the winner of the Kansas City Royals/ Detroit Tigers series.   Game 1: Padres 1, Mets 0 Game 2: Padres 7, Mets 1 Game 3: Mets 11, Padres 5 Game 4: Mets 7, Padres 0 Game 5: Mets 5, Padres 4 Game 6: Mets 4, Padres 4
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Game 6 – 1985 Tournament Replay Padres at Mets

Game 6 – 1985 Tournament Replay Padres at Mets

1985, 1985 Tournament, Mets, Padres
Mets have won 3 in a row and send Ron Darling (16-6 2.90 Grade 15Y) to the mound while the Padres send Andy Hawkins (18-8 3.15 Grade 13Z).   The Mets would get on the board early as Keith Hernandez drives in Mookie Wilson in the bottom of the 1st. The Padres would tie it in the 4th with a run of their own as Graig Nettles once again hits a homer. The Mets would respond in the bottom half with a 2 spot as Darryl Strawberry hits his 4th homer of the series. This time a 2 run shot to center off Hawkins.   The Padres would not go out silently. They tie the game up in the 6th with 2 runs. Nettles once again this time a 2…
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Game 5 – 1985 Tournament Replay Mets at Padres

Game 5 – 1985 Tournament Replay Mets at Padres

1985, 1985 Tournament, Mets, Padres
Game 5 with the series tied 2-2 has a pitching matchup of Cy Young winner Dwight Gooden (24-4 1.53 Grade 25XYZ) versus Eric Show (12-11 3.09 Grade 14Y).   The Padres losing two in a row come out and get 2 in the first off Gooden. RBI double by Steve Garvey and RBI single by Carmelo Martinez the big hits in the inning. The Mets would finally get to Show in the 4th. Lenny Dykstra with a big 2 run double, and Mookie Wilson coming through with a clutch 2 out run scoring single.   The Padres would bounce right back with 2 in the 5th to tie up as ageless Graig Nettles sends a Gooden curve ball over the right field fence for a 2 run homer. The score…
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