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New York Mets 68-46W1--113012 000 105 9121
Chicago Cubs 56-57L111.54817024 000 000 6141
Date of Game:  Thursday, August 11, 1988
Stadium:  Wrigley Field
Feats and Milestones
  • Gary Carter - 300th career home run
  • Kevin McReynolds - 5 RBis


  • Top Inning 1

    Lenny Dykstra vs Al Nipper  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Wally Backman vs Al Nipper  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Doubled
    Keith Hernandez vs Al Nipper  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Darryl Strawberry vs Al Nipper  M
    3-0 (4 pitches)
    Intentional Walk
    Kevin McReynolds vs Al Nipper  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Game tied 0-0


    Bottom Inning 1

    Mitch Webster vs Dwight Gooden  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Unknown. advancement unknown
    Mitch Webster caught stealing 2b
    Ryne Sandberg vs Dwight Gooden  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Mark Grace vs Dwight Gooden  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Game tied 0-0


    Top Inning 2

    Gary Carter vs Al Nipper  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Homered
    Howard Johnson vs Al Nipper  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Kevin Elster vs Al Nipper  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Dwight Gooden vs Al Nipper  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    New York Mets lead Chicago Cubs 1-0


    Bottom Inning 2

    Andre Dawson vs Dwight Gooden  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Tripled
    Rafael Palmeiro vs Dwight Gooden  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Singled . Andre Dawson scored
    Vance Law vs Dwight Gooden  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Damon Berryhill vs Dwight Gooden  M
    2-2 (6 pitches)
    Tripled . Rafael Palmeiro scored
    Angel Salazar vs Dwight Gooden  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    1Hit into fielder's choice to . 12Damon Berryhill thrown out at home by , advancement unknown
    Al Nipper vs Dwight Gooden  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Chicago Cubs lead New York Mets 2-1


    Top Inning 3

    Lenny Dykstra vs Al Nipper  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    Wally Backman vs Al Nipper  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Singled
    Keith Hernandez vs Al Nipper  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Singled . Wally Backman advanced to 3b
    Darryl Strawberry vs Al Nipper  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Reached on error . Wally Backman scored, Keith Hernandez advanced to 2b, advancement unknown
    Kevin McReynolds vs Al Nipper  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Singled . Keith Hernandez scored, advancement unknown, Kevin McReynolds advanced to 2b
    Gary Carter vs Al Nipper  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    New York Mets lead Chicago Cubs 3-2


    Bottom Inning 3

    Mitch Webster vs Dwight Gooden  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Tripled
    Unknown event PB.3-H (10)
    Unknown. Mitch Webster scored
    Ryne Sandberg vs Dwight Gooden  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Singled
    Mark Grace vs Dwight Gooden  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    Singled . Ryne Sandberg advanced to 3b
    Andre Dawson vs Dwight Gooden  M
    1-2 (7 pitches)
    1.3XH(15265);1-3;B-2(THH)Hit into fielder's choice to . 15265Ryne Sandberg thrown out at home by , Mark Grace advanced to 3b, Andre Dawson advanced to 2b
    Rafael Palmeiro vs Dwight Gooden  M
    3-0 (4 pitches)
    Intentional Walk
    Vance Law vs Dwight Gooden  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Singled . Mark Grace scored, Andre Dawson scored, Rafael Palmeiro advanced to 2b
    Damon Berryhill vs Dwight Gooden  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Angel Salazar vs Dwight Gooden  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Doubled . Rafael Palmeiro scored, Vance Law advanced to 3b
    Al Nipper vs Dwight Gooden  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Chicago Cubs lead New York Mets 6-3


    Top Inning 4

    Howard Johnson vs Al Nipper  M
    2-0 (3 pitches)
    Kevin Elster vs Al Nipper  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    Singled
    Dwight Gooden vs Al Nipper  M
    3-2 (10 pitches)
    Lenny Dykstra vs Al Nipper  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Chicago Cubs lead New York Mets 6-3


    Bottom Inning 4

    Mitch Webster vs Dwight Gooden  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Ryne Sandberg vs Dwight Gooden  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Singled
    Mark Grace vs Dwight Gooden  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Chicago Cubs lead New York Mets 6-3


    Top Inning 5

    Wally Backman vs Al Nipper  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    Keith Hernandez vs Al Nipper  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Darryl Strawberry vs Al Nipper  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Hit by Pitch
    Kevin McReynolds vs Al Nipper  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Chicago Cubs lead New York Mets 6-3


    Bottom Inning 5

    Andre Dawson vs Dwight Gooden  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Rafael Palmeiro vs Dwight Gooden  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Vance Law vs Dwight Gooden  M
    1-2 (5 pitches)
    Chicago Cubs lead New York Mets 6-3


    Top Inning 6

    Gary Carter vs Al Nipper  M
    2-0 (3 pitches)
    Howard Johnson vs Al Nipper  M
    2-0 (3 pitches)
    Kevin Elster vs Al Nipper  M
    3-2 (7 pitches)
    Singled
    Mackey Sasser vs Al Nipper  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    Chicago Cubs lead New York Mets 6-3


    Bottom Inning 6

    Jody Davis vs Terry Leach  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Angel Salazar vs Terry Leach  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Al Nipper vs Terry Leach  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Chicago Cubs lead New York Mets 6-3


    Top Inning 7

    Lenny Dykstra vs Al Nipper  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Homered
    Tim Teufel vs Frank DiPino  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Keith Hernandez vs Frank DiPino  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Darryl Strawberry vs Frank DiPino  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Chicago Cubs lead New York Mets 6-4


    Bottom Inning 7

    Mitch Webster vs Terry Leach  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Ryne Sandberg vs Terry Leach  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Singled
    Mark Grace vs Terry Leach  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Singled . Ryne Sandberg advanced to 2b
    Andre Dawson vs Terry Leach  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Chicago Cubs lead New York Mets 6-4


    Top Inning 8

    Kevin McReynolds vs Frank DiPino  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Gary Carter vs Frank DiPino  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Howard Johnson vs Frank DiPino  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    Chicago Cubs lead New York Mets 6-4


    Bottom Inning 8

    Rafael Palmeiro vs Terry Leach  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    Vance Law vs Terry Leach  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    Doubled
    Jody Davis vs Terry Leach  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Angel Salazar vs Terry Leach  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Chicago Cubs lead New York Mets 6-4


    Top Inning 9

    Kevin Elster vs Frank DiPino  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Singled
    Mookie Wilson vs Frank DiPino  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Singled . Kevin Elster advanced to 3b
    Lenny Dykstra vs Pat Perry  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Singled . Kevin Elster scored, Mookie Wilson advanced to 2b
    Tim Teufel vs Pat Perry  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    unknown
    Lenny Dykstra stole second base
    Keith Hernandez vs Pat Perry  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Hit by Pitch
    Darryl Strawberry vs Pat Perry  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Kevin McReynolds vs Rich Gossage  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Homered . Mookie Wilson scored, Lenny Dykstra scored, Keith Hernandez scored
    Gary Carter vs Rich Gossage  M
    1-2 (5 pitches)
    New York Mets lead Chicago Cubs 9-6


    Bottom Inning 9

    Darrin Jackson vs Randy Myers  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Mitch Webster vs Randy Myers  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Singled
    Ryne Sandberg vs Randy Myers  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Mark Grace vs Randy Myers  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Singled . Mitch Webster advanced to 3b
    Andre Dawson vs Roger McDowell  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    New York Mets beat Chicago Cubs 9-6


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