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1986 Mike Scott tosses a five-hitter and ties a playoff record with 14 strikeouts, beating the frustrated Mets, who accuse the Astros' right-hander of scuffing the ball in their 1-0 defeat in Game 1 of NLCS. A Glenn Davis home run in the second inning off Dwight Gooden accounts the lone run in the Astrodome contest.
2010 Although the Astros finish ten games under .500, the team exercises the 2012 option on the contract of their manager Brad Mills and adds a club option for the following season. After a dismal 17-34 start and the loss of veterans Roy Oswalt to the Phillies and Lance Berkman to the Yankees, the first-year skipper pilots Houston to a 59-52 record after June 1.

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