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GAME INFORMATION


  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
St. Louis Cardinals 17-17L43.55815002 000 000 251
New York Mets 18-14W44.5259100 404 00x 9120
Date of Game:  Friday, May 08, 1998
Stadium:  Shea Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Mark McGwire - 400th career home run

  • St. Louis Cardinals Batting Stats

     
    St. Louis CardinalsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Royce Claytonss28.126400000.242318201129
    Delino DeShields2b29.113412000.3253010880138
    Mark McGwire1b34.220311211.31132141213400
        Brian Hunter1b30.065000000.23122458151
    Ray Lankfordcf30.338400001.3043010231162
    Brian Jordanrf31.040101010.340295225173
        John Mabryph-rf27.203200001.259254273120
    Ron Gantlf33.067400001.2092912675153
    Gary Gaetti3b39.262301001.2823122912100
        Mike Busbyp25.132000000.0001418000
        Willie McGeeph39.187100000.2913119801131
    Tom Lampkinc34.065200010.235264154162
    Cliff Polittep24.090200001.07777000
        David Howard3b31.071100000.24523568170
    Totals: 3125236.16136012296 

    New York Mets Batting Stats

     
    New York MetsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Brian McRaecf30.255421310.2163210932116
    Preston Wilsonrf23.293433111.75022021
    Matt Franco3b28.262303100.32322164040
        Rey Ordonezpr-ss25.178201100.232323020113
    John Olerud1b29.276400100.3433211062140
        Jim Tatum1b30.212100001.241201582110
    Carlos Baerga2b29.185502201.2302911070110
    Rich Beckerlf26.097210011.18631448380
    Luis Lopezss-3b27.246411001.28324259020
    Alberto Castilloc28.087311001.2441872020
    Rick Reedp32.265210010.143777130
        Shawn Gilbertph33.057100000.000332000
        Turk Wendellp30.355000000.00010200000
        John Hudekp31.273000000.00012128000
    Totals: 35912946.3432745148 

    Game Stats

     

    2B:  Carlos Baerga (7), Matt Franco (2), Preston Wilson 2 (2)
    HR:  Mark McGwire (13), Brian McRae (2)
    RBIs:  Carlos Baerga 2 (11), Matt Franco (4), Mark McGwire 2 (40), Brian McRae 3 (11), John Olerud (14), Rey Ordonez (11), Preston Wilson (2)
    SH:  Alberto Castillo (3)
    GDP:  Cliff Politte (1)

    St. Louis Cardinals Pitching Stats

     
    St. Louis CardinalsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Cliff Politte  (L 2-2)24.09059772315.401.5788533577
    Mike Busby25.13233222304.701.395531241418
    Pitching Totals:81299461 14384592125

    New York Mets Pitching Stats

     
    New York MetsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Rick Reed  (W 3-2)32.26575223412.941.109460347101
    Turk Wendell30.35510000106.921.6987110201
    John Hudek31.27310000103.461.54106412128
    Pitching Totals:9522361 112733929430

    Other Game Information

     

    Wild Pitches:  Cliff Politte; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Cliff Politte 88-53-35;  Mike Busby 55-31-24;  Rick Reed 94-60-34;  Turk Wendell 8-7-1;  John Hudek 10-6-4; 
    Batters Faced:  Cliff Politte 27;  Mike Busby 14;  Rick Reed 28;  Turk Wendell 3;  John Hudek 3; 
    Time of Game:  2:37    Attendance:  16,132
    Umpires:   Home:   Harry Wendelstedt  1B  Jerry Layne  2B  Rich Rieker  3B  Sam Holbrook 


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