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New York Mets 7 San Diego Padres 6

+ Boxscore: Wed, July 29,1998
1998-07-28 - 1998-07-30
  123 456 789  R H E
San Diego Padres (69-38)000 002 400 6120
New York Mets (56-48)100 113 10X 7141
Date of Game: Wed, July 29,1998
Stadium: Shea Stadium
Attendance: 23,694
Time of Game: 2:57

Feats and Milestones
Tony Gwynn:3 Doubles, 4 hits
Brian McRae:4 hits
Mel Rojas:500th career game
Winning Pitcher: Mel Rojas (4-2)
Losing Pitcher: Donne Wall (4-3)
Save: John Franco (21)

Home Runs: Wally Joyner (10), Mike Piazza (17)
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NL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
ATL7137.657--560409151W1
NYN5648.53813.045638076W2
PHI5550.52414.5490526-36W1
MON4166.38329.5408534-126W1
FLO3870.35233.0453602-149L4
NL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
SDN6938.645--539432107L2
SFN5750.53312.050546045L1
LAN5552.51414.046945514L1
COL4860.44421.5524585-61L1
ARI3869.35531.0437557-120L1
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    San Diego Padres Batting
    SDNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Quilvio Veras2b27.1175
    00003.27643133019
    Tony Gwynnrf38.0815
    14000.316219310542
    Greg Vaughnlf33.0264
    12112.299117237906
    Jim Leyritz3b34.2152
    11010.30471810340
    Ed Giovanolapr-3b29.1471
    10000.241140190
    Wally Joyner1b36.0434
    13310.319171110660
    Ruben Riveracf24.2572
    00012.2771204202
    Steve Finleyph-cf33.1392
    00000.24913288468
    Carlos Hernandezc31.0663
    00000.2633717321
    Greg Myersph-c32.1062
    01200.2406902150
    Chris Gomezss27.0433
    00001.2426362261
    Scott Sandersp29.126000000--129000
    Mark Sweeneyph28.2761
    00000.218328191
    Donne Wallp31.018000000.33365000
    Joey Hamiltonp27.3232
    00002.163134150
    Andy Sheetsss26.2532
    11000.2211404184
    Totals386126410.273110310306-
    New York Mets Batting
    NYNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Brian McRaecf30.3375
    24100.2651163164818
    Edgardo Alfonzo3b24.2634
    00010.2644626476
    John Olerud1b29.3583
    12200.337117814601
    Mike Piazzac29.3283
    12110.31678517581
    Todd Hundleylf29.0633
    01100.176794060
    Lenny Harrislf-rf33.2741
    00000.27311450132
    Carlos Baerga2b29.2674
    22001.27711765440
    Bernard Gilkeyrf-lf31.3084
    02000.2319724285
    Luis Lopezss27.3282
    11211.2823141122
    Al Leiterp32.2791
    00011.118105040
    Greg McMichaelp31.240000000.000381000
    Mel Rojasp31.231000000--500000
    Bill Pulsipherp24.293000000.00033000
    John Francop37.3151
    00001.000808000
    Totals31714744.2798959816-
    Game Stats
    2B: Tony Gwynn (26), Jim Leyritz (12), Greg Myers (7), Greg Vaughn (23), Carlos Baerga (21), Brian McRae (27), John Olerud (20)
    HR: Wally Joyner (10), Mike Piazza (17)
    RBI: Wally Joyner (66), Greg Myers (15), Greg Vaughn (90), Todd Hundley (6), Luis Lopez (12), Brian McRae (48), John Olerud (60), Mike Piazza (58)
    SB: Brian McRae (18)
    CS: Brian McRae (7)
    SH: Al Leiter (3)
    SF: Luis Lopez (2), John Olerud (5)
    IBB: Mike Piazza (10)
    GDP: Carlos Hernandez (15), Greg Myers (3), Edgardo Alfonzo (5)
    San Diego Padres Pitching
    SDNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Joey Hamilton27.323-5.210663314.800.0923135131
    Scott Sanders29.126-0.110010012.000.11915182
    Donne Wall31.018L 4-323110102.630.06276737
    Totals8.01477441--
    New York Mets Pitching
    NYNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Al Leiter32.279-6.18442812.160.0818191161
    Greg McMichael31.240-01221004.210.04433810
    Mel Rojas31.231W 4-20.21001004.500.05385000
    Bill Pulsipher24.293-0.21000107.070.07153218
    John Franco37.315SV 211.11000103.730.02378080
    Totals9.012664101--
    Other Game Information
    HB: Al Leiter (8)
    IBB: Joey Hamilton

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Joey Hamilton 88-54-34, Scott Sanders 9-4-5, Donne Wall 23-16-7, Al Leiter 110-69-41, Greg McMichael 7-2-5, Mel Rojas 17-9-8, Bill Pulsipher 9-7-2, John Franco 23-15-8
    Total Batters Faced: Joey Hamilton 28, Scott Sanders 3, Donne Wall 7, Al Leiter 29, Greg McMichael 2, Mel Rojas 4, Bill Pulsipher 3, John Franco 5
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Joey Hamilton 10-12, Scott Sanders 1-1, Donne Wall 1-5, Al Leiter 7-11, Greg McMichael 1-0, Mel Rojas 0-3, Bill Pulsipher 1-1, John Franco 2-2

    Umpires: HP: Larry Poncino 1B: Gary Darling 2B: Brian Gibbons 3B: Steve Rippley


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