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The Mets trailed by a losing in five games. Three of run in the eighth inning with a man the defeats were by one run, on base when catcher Mike Piazza then Game 5 was lost when crushed the ball over the center-field the Yankees broke a 2–2 tie fence for the eventual 3–2 margin of in the top of the ninth on Luis victory. Sojo’s single. The hit to center field drove in Jorge Posada. As Posada was sliding into home, the throw from Payton hit him and bounced into the Yankees’ dugout. This allowed another run to score.
K” Dwight “Doc” Gooden had one of the best starts to a career in baseball history. At 19 years old in 1984, he became the youngest game with a homer to left off player to be named Rookie of the Mets closer Jesse Orosco. The Year and play in an All-Star Game. As Mets responded by scoring the season progressed, fans at Shea three times in the 16th on RBI began celebrating each of his strike- singles by Knight and Dyks- outs by hanging a sign with the letter tra and on a wild pitch. Orosco “K” near the left-field foul pole.
The sixth. Knight put the Mets The Mets were down to their ahead with a homer in the sev- last three outs, then two outs, enth off Schiraldi, and New then one. But Carter singled to York entered the ninth up 8–5. left, Mitchell returned from the Orosco was called on to pro- clubhouse to single to center, tect the lead, as he did against and Knight blooped a two-strike the Astros. And again, the left- single to center. Suddenly, the hander recorded the final out Mets were down by only a run with a strikeout.