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New York Mets 9 San Diego Padres 5

+ Boxscore: Sat, August 23,1997
1997-08-22 - 1997-08-24
  123 456 789  R H E
San Diego Padres (61-68)001 010 102 5141
New York Mets (70-58)000 121 41X 9121
Date of Game: Sat, August 23,1997
Stadium: Shea Stadium
Attendance: 34,823
Time of Game: 3:09

Feats and Milestones
Steve Finley:100th career home run
Winning Pitcher: Dave Mlicki (6-10)
Losing Pitcher: Paul Menhart (0-2)
Save: John Franco (32)

Home Runs: Edgardo Alfonzo (9), Ken Caminiti (18), Steve Finley (23), Todd Hundley (28), Butch Huskey (15), Brian McRae (7), Craig Shipley (4)
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NL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
ATL8049.620--628457171W4
FLO7453.5835.055851741W1
NYN7058.5479.560355944W2
MON6364.49616.0557579-22W1
PHI4579.36332.5509687-178L3
NL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
LAN7158.550--56248379W3
SFN7158.550--610618-8L2
COL6267.4819.0720741-21W1
SDN6168.47310.0648701-53L2
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    San Diego Padres Batting
    SDNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Quilvio Veras2b26.1424
    00011.27931334029
    Steve Finleycf32.1645
    22101.2631190237911
    Tony Gwynnrf37.1064
    13010.38020651610311
    Ken Caminiti3b34.1244
    13301.271134218639
    Mark Sweeney1b27.3013
    01000.2802272161
    Archi Cianfroccoph30.3211
    00001.2484503247
    Sean Bergmanp27.134000000.25081000
    Chris Jonesph31.2501
    01000.2414485214
    Greg Vaughnlf32.0515
    00001.217104114396
    Chris Gomezss26.0685
    02000.2565165505
    John Flahertyc29.3074
    01010.2604218413
    Paul Menhartp28.1512
    00000.00020000
    Craig Shipleyph-1b34.2283
    11101.2654824140
    Totals41514536.27610968596-
    New York Mets Batting
    NYNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Brian McRaecf29.3625
    22101.239103173114
    Edgardo Alfonzo3b23.2884
    23210.3213419588
    John Olerud1b29.0183
    10010.298104216770
    Todd Hundleyc28.0883
    12410.27775628792
    Carlos Baerga2b28.2924
    11000.29410528441
    Bernard Gilkeylf30.3333
    00001.21685812546
    Yorkis Perezp29.328000000--184000
    Greg McMichaelp30.2651
    01000.667325000
    Turk Wendellp30.096000000.000185000
    John Francop36.340000000--763000
    Butch Huskeyrf-lf25.2874
    13201.27926815586
    Rey Ordonezss24.2854
    00000.2342380259
    Dave Mlickip29.0761
    10010.225105030
    Carl Everettrf26.0812
    00001.250320125012
    Totals34912944.26812047468-
    Game Stats
    San Diego Padres Pitching
    SDNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Paul Menhart28.151L 0-267443225.290.5933518
    Sean Bergman27.134-25551225.690.073611760
    Totals8.01299444--
    New York Mets Pitching
    NYNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Dave Mlicki29.076W 6-106.210330424.620.062611360
    Yorkis Perez29.328-010000018.000.5041840
    Greg McMichael30.265-1.11001202.960.03603250
    Turk Wendell30.096-0.22222013.990.06601866
    John Franco36.340SV 320.10000002.290.00517630
    Totals9.01455363--
    Other Game Information

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Paul Menhart 96-54-42, Sean Bergman 37-24-13, Dave Mlicki 102-66-36, Yorkis Perez 2-1-1, Greg McMichael 24-15-9, Turk Wendell 32-15-17, John Franco 2-2-0
    Total Batters Faced: Paul Menhart 26, Sean Bergman 12, Dave Mlicki 30, Yorkis Perez 1, Greg McMichael 7, Turk Wendell 6, John Franco 1
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Paul Menhart 10-11, Sean Bergman 2-7, Dave Mlicki 10-16, Yorkis Perez 0-1, Greg McMichael 2-2, Turk Wendell 0-4, John Franco 1-0

    Umpires: HP: Frank Pulli 1B: Bob Davidson 2B: Brian Gorman 3B: Brian Gibbons


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