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New York Mets 9 St. Louis Cardinals 2

+ Boxscore: Fri, May 08,1998
1998-05-07 - 1998-05-09
  123 456 789  R H E
St. Louis Cardinals (17-17)002 000 000 251
New York Mets (18-14)100 404 00X 9120
Date of Game: Fri, May 08,1998
Stadium: Shea Stadium
Attendance: 16,132
Time of Game: 2:37

Feats and Milestones
Mark McGwire:400th career home run
Winning Pitcher: Rick Reed (3-2)
Losing Pitcher: Cliff Politte (2-2)

Home Runs: Mark McGwire (13), Brian McRae (2)
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NL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
ATL2411.686--19513164L1
NYN1814.5624.513910831W4
PHI1617.4857.0148165-17W3
MON1221.36411.0105167-62L1
FLO1223.34312.0173208-35W1
NL Central Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
HOU2013.606--18313053L2
MIL1913.5940.514513411W2
CHN1815.5452.01511429W2
CIN1717.5003.51581544W1
SLN1717.5003.5186189-3L4
PIT1519.4415.5136155-19L1
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    St. Louis Cardinals Batting
    SLNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Royce Claytonss28.1264
    00000.2428201129
    Delino DeShields2b29.1134
    12000.32510880138
    Mark McGwire1b34.2203
    11211.311141213400
    Brian Hunter1b30.065000000.231458151
    Ray Lankfordcf30.3384
    00001.30410231162
    Brian Jordanrf31.0401
    01010.3405225173
    John Mabryph-rf27.2032
    00001.2594273120
    Ron Gantlf33.0674
    00001.20912675153
    Gary Gaetti3b39.2623
    01001.28222912100
    Mike Busbyp25.132000000--18000
    Willie McGeeph39.1871
    00000.29119801131
    Tom Lampkinc34.0652
    00010.2354154162
    Cliff Polittep24.0902
    00001.0777000
    David Howard3b31.0711
    00000.245568170
    Totals3125236.27636012296-
    New York Mets Batting
    NYNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Brian McRaecf30.2554
    21310.21610932116
    Preston Wilsonrf23.2934
    33111.7502021
    Matt Franco3b28.2623
    03100.323164040
    Rey Ordonezpr-ss25.1782
    01100.2323020113
    John Olerud1b29.2764
    00100.34311062140
    Jim Tatum1b30.2121
    00001.2411582110
    Carlos Baerga2b29.1855
    02201.23011070110
    Rich Beckerlf26.0972
    10011.186448380
    Luis Lopezss-3b27.2464
    11001.283259020
    Alberto Castilloc28.0873
    11001.24472020
    Rick Reedp32.2652
    10010.14377130
    Shawn Gilbertph33.0571
    00000.00032000
    Turk Wendellp30.355000000.000200000
    John Hudekp31.273000000--128000
    Totals35912946.2542745148-
    Game Stats
    St. Louis Cardinals Pitching
    SLNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Cliff Politte24.090L 2-259772315.400.31777
    Mike Busby25.132-33222304.700.2214184
    Totals8.01299461--
    New York Mets Pitching
    NYNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Rick Reed32.265W 3-275223412.940.16710180
    Turk Wendell30.355-10000106.920.00102016
    John Hudek31.273-10000103.460.00121280
    Totals9.0522361--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Cliff Politte (1)

    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
    Total Batters Faced: Cliff Politte 27, Mike Busby 14, Rick Reed 28, Turk Wendell 3, John Hudek 3
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Cliff Politte 6-15, Mike Busby 5-4, Rick Reed 8-13, Turk Wendell 2-0, John Hudek 0-2

    Umpires: HP: Harry Wendelstedt 1B: Jerry Layne 2B: Rich Rieker 3B: Sam Holbrook


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