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Standings
SEA
@BAL
4
7
TOR
@BOS
10
6
DET
@CLE
1
2
 
(11)
ANA
@KCR
3
4
TEX
@MIN
3
5
CHW
@NYY
4
5
OAK
@TBD
0
6
NYM
@CHC
5
0
NYM
@CHC
7
3
STL
@COL
3
12
ARI
@LAD
1
3
MON
@MIL
7
10
MON
@MIL
11
2
FLA
@PHI
4
6
 
(12)
FLA
@PHI
6
7
 
(12)
ATL
@PIT
3
0
HOU
@SDP
2
1
CIN
@SFG
2
12
Friday, July 24, 1998, 12:05
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 3:02
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Mets
5
53-46
 Won 5 
2nd, 12½ GB
at Cubs
0
57-45
 Lost 1 
2nd, 4½ GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mets            1  2  1   0  0  0   0  1  0    5 13  0
Cubs            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  5  1

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Brian McRae CF 5 1 3 1 0 0 5 .255 .359 .479 .838 17 13 0.141 0.75 0.158 -0.017 1.7 2 0 2B,SB
Lenny Harris 3B-LF 2 0 1 1 1 0 5 .277 .324 .342 .665 17 9 0.072 0.81 0.079 -0.007 0.6 1 0 SF,SH
John Olerud 1B 5 1 1 1 0 1 5 .323 .431 .504 .936 21 14 -0.071 0.77 0.004 -0.075 -1.5 6 2 2B
Todd Hundley LF 4 1 1 0 0 2 4 .216 .293 .270 .563 19 12 -0.022 0.69 0.037 -0.059 -0.5 1 0 2B
   Edgardo Alfonzo 3B 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .275 .357 .390 .747 5 3 0.019 0.21 0.019 0.000 0.9 1 0
Todd Pratt C 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .319 .333 .638 .972 13 8 -0.053 0.50 0.002 -0.054 -0.8 7 1
Butch Huskey RF 3 1 2 0 2 1 5 .263 .316 .416 .732 19 9 0.058 0.44 0.062 -0.004 0.8 2 0
Luis Lopez 2B-SS 5 1 1 1 0 1 5 .263 .324 .344 .668 18 11 0.094 0.63 0.106 -0.011 0.9 2 2
Rey Ordonez SS 2 0 1 0 1 1 3 .258 .285 .301 .587 8 4 0.019 0.79 0.035 -0.016 0.3 3 2 IW
   Carlos Baerga PH-2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .272 .299 .380 .679 7 6 -0.009 0.23 0.000 -0.009 -0.6 0 0
Armando Reynoso P 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .250 .250 .250 .500 20 14 -0.073 0.81 0.014 -0.087 -1.3 2 2
   Matt Franco PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .272 .375 .359 .734 5 3 0.000 0.02 0.000 0.000 -0.1
   Dennis Cook P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 39 5 13 5 4 10 45 .333 .386 .410 .797 169 106 0.175 0.64 0.516 -0.339 0.3 27 9
2B: B McRae (25, off G Gonzalez); T Hundley (2, off G Gonzalez); J Olerud (17, off R Myers).
SF: L Harris (3, off G Gonzalez).
SH: L Harris (2, off T Fossas).
IBB: R Ordonez (3, by D Stevens).
TB: B McRae 4; J Olerud 2; T Hundley 2; B Huskey 2; L Lopez; A Reynoso; E Alfonzo; L Harris; R Ordonez; T Pratt.
RBI: B McRae (43); E Alfonzo (47); L Harris (12); L Lopez (9); J Olerud (54).
2-out RBI: E Alfonzo.
Team LOB: 13.
With RISP: 4 for 20.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Olerud-R Ordonez-A Reynoso.
Baserunning
SB: B McRae (17, 3rd base off T Fossas/S Servais).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lance Johnson CF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .180 .240 .225 .464 15 8 -0.017 0.53 0.015 -0.031 -0.1 1 0
Mickey Morandini 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .325 .413 .444 .856 8 6 -0.006 0.92 0.030 -0.037 -0.1 0 2
   Rodney Myers P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Glenallen Hill PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .294 .334 .510 .845 4 3 -0.006 0.21 0.000 -0.006 -0.2 0 0
Sammy Sosa RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .309 .372 .630 1.002 17 10 -0.095 0.90 0.013 -0.108 -1.3 2 0 CS
Mark Grace 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .326 .409 .486 .896 18 9 0.009 0.52 0.039 -0.030 0.3 7 0
Henry Rodriguez LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .248 .336 .530 .866 13 7 -0.102 0.90 0.000 -0.102 -1.2 4 0 GDP
   Terry Adams P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Kevin Orie PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .188 .260 .288 .548 4 3 -0.006 0.22 0.000 -0.006 -0.3
Jeff Blauser SS 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .238 .362 .310 .672 21 9 -0.013 0.30 0.010 -0.023 -0.4 1 0
Jose Hernandez 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .264 .319 .507 .826 9 9 -0.044 0.54 0.000 -0.044 -0.6 1 0
Scott Servais C 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .209 .290 .323 .613 7 5 -0.007 0.55 0.022 -0.029 -0.2 11 0
Geremi Gonzalez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .188 .188 .219 .406 1 1 -0.019 1.01 0.000 -0.019 -0.2 0 0 SH
   Dave Stevens P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Sandy Martinez PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .247 .333 .384 .717 4 2 -0.013 0.52 0.000 -0.013 -0.2
   Tony Fossas P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Manny Alexander 2B 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .244 .288 .355 .643 5 3 -0.005 0.19 0.000 -0.005 -0.2 0 3
Team Totals 29 0 5 0 3 6 33 .172 .250 .172 .422 126 75 -0.324 0.61 0.129 -0.453 -4.7 27 7
SH: G Gonzalez (8, off A Reynoso).
TB: M Morandini; S Sosa; L Johnson; S Servais; M Grace.
GIDP: H Rodriguez (4).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 2.
Fielding
E: J Hernandez (6).
Baserunning
CS: S Sosa (8, 2nd base by A Reynoso/T Pratt).

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Armando Reynoso, W (1-0) 8 5 0 0 2 3 0 0.00 29 106 64 33 10 21 10 14 5 0 73 0.316 0.67 4.2
Dennis Cook 1 0 0 0 1 3 0 1.87 4 23 13 5 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.008 0.16 0.5
Team Totals 9 5 0 0 3 6 0 0.00 33 129 77 38 13 26 10 14 5 0 73 0 0 0.324 0.61 4.7

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Geremi Gonzalez, L (7-7) 3.1 7 4 2 1 1 0 5.32 19 66 44 31 2 11 5 12 4 0 34 -0.234 1.11 -2.4
Dave Stevens 1.2 0 0 0 3 3 0 0.77 8 35 15 8 5 2 0 2 1 0 1 0 0.041 0.50 1.1
Tony Fossas 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 8.56 4 14 9 2 2 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0.016 0.41 0.5
Rodney Myers 2 5 1 1 0 3 0 11.57 11 44 32 21 4 7 3 5 4 0 0 0 -0.002 0.20 0.1
Terry Adams 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.57 3 10 6 2 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.002 0.02 0.5
Team Totals 9 13 5 3 4 10 0 3.00 45 169 106 64 14 28 11 20 10 0 34 1 0 -0.177 0.64 -0.3
Balks: None.
WP: D Stevens (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: D Stevens (2; R Ordonez).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - CB Bucknor, 1B - Bob Davidson, 2B - Tom Hallion, 3B - Jerry Crawford.
Time of Game: 3:02.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 75° F, Wind 12mph from Right to Left, Sunny, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

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Top 5 Plays

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t2 1-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  NYM L. Lopez G. Gonzalez 8% 72% Fielder's Choice 3B; Huskey to 3B/Adv on E5 (throw); Lopez to 1B
t2 1-0 1 123 5,(2-2)  R NYM B. McRae G. Gonzalez 8% 77% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Huskey Scores/unER; Lopez to 3B; Ordonez to 2B
b4 0-4 0 1-- 3,(2-0)  OO CHC H. Rodriguez A. Reynoso 7% 89% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-P (Weak 2B-1B)
b3 0-4 2 123 2,(1-0)  O CHC S. Sosa A. Reynoso 7% 87% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t1 0-0 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  NYM L. Harris G. Gonzalez 6% 62% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF); McRae to 3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Geremi Gonzalez facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 6,(1-2)  NYM B. McRae G. Gonzalez 6% 56% Double to RF (Line Drive)
t1 0-0 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  NYM L. Harris G. Gonzalez 6% 62% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF); McRae to 3B
t1 0-0 0 1-3 4,(1-2)  RO NYM J. Olerud G. Gonzalez -1% 61% Groundout: 2B-1B; McRae Scores; Harris to 2B
t1 1-0 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O NYM T. Hundley G. Gonzalez -3% 58% Flyball: RF (Deep RF Line); Harris to 3B
t1 1-0 2 --3 4,(3-0)  O NYM T. Pratt G. Gonzalez -3% 55% Foul Popfly: 1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Armando Reynoso facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC L. Johnson A. Reynoso 2% 57% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b1 0-1 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHC M. Morandini A. Reynoso 2% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-1 2 --- 5,(3-1)  CHC S. Sosa A. Reynoso -1% 58% Single to LF (Pop Fly to Short LF-CF)
b1 0-1 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O CHC M. Grace A. Reynoso 2% 60% Sosa Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Geremi Gonzalez facing 6-7-8
t2 1-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  NYM B. Huskey G. Gonzalez 3% 63% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
t2 1-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  NYM L. Lopez G. Gonzalez 8% 72% Fielder's Choice 3B; Huskey to 3B/Adv on E5 (throw); Lopez to 1B
t2 1-0 0 1-3 1,(0-0)  NYM R. Ordonez G. Gonzalez 3% 75% Single to P (Bunt); Huskey stays at 3B; Lopez to 2B
t2 1-0 0 123 6,(2-2)  O NYM A. Reynoso G. Gonzalez -6% 69% Popfly: LF (Deep SS)
t2 1-0 1 123 5,(2-2)  R NYM B. McRae G. Gonzalez 8% 77% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Huskey Scores/unER; Lopez to 3B; Ordonez to 2B
t2 2-0 1 123 5,(2-2)  RO NYM L. Harris G. Gonzalez 0% 77% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly (Short LF-CF); Lopez Scores/unER
t2 3-0 2 12- 4,(0-2)  O NYM J. Olerud G. Gonzalez -3% 74% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-3, Mets' Armando Reynoso facing 4-5-6
b2 0-3 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHC M. Grace A. Reynoso 2% 77% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b2 0-3 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC H. Rodriguez A. Reynoso 2% 78% Popfly: SS (Short LF-CF)
b2 0-3 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHC J. Blauser A. Reynoso 1% 79% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 3, Cubs 0.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-0, Cubs' Geremi Gonzalez facing 4-5-6
t3 3-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  NYM T. Hundley G. Gonzalez 4% 83% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line)
t3 3-0 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  O NYM T. Pratt G. Gonzalez -1% 82% Flyball: RF (Deep RF); Hundley to 3B
t3 3-0 1 --3 6,(3-2)  NYM B. Huskey G. Gonzalez 1% 83% Walk
t3 3-0 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  RO NYM L. Lopez G. Gonzalez 2% 85% Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak 2B); Hundley Scores; Huskey to 2B
t3 4-0 2 -2- 3,(0-2)  O NYM R. Ordonez G. Gonzalez -2% 83% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 4, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Mets' Armando Reynoso facing 7-8-9
b3 0-4 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHC J. Hernandez A. Reynoso 2% 85% Flyball: RF
b3 0-4 1 --- 1,(0-0)  CHC S. Servais A. Reynoso -2% 83% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF)
b3 0-4 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CHC G. Gonzalez A. Reynoso 2% 85% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Servais to 2B
b3 0-4 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  CHC L. Johnson A. Reynoso -1% 84% Walk
b3 0-4 2 12- 3,(1-1)  CHC M. Morandini A. Reynoso -3% 81% Single to CF (Line Drive); Servais to 3B; Johnson to 2B
b3 0-4 2 123 2,(1-0)  O CHC S. Sosa A. Reynoso 7% 87% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Mets 4, Cubs 0.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cubs' Geremi Gonzalez facing 9-1-2
t4 4-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  NYM A. Reynoso G. Gonzalez 1% 89% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
t4 4-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O NYM B. McRae G. Gonzalez -1% 87% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
Dave Stevens replaces Geremi Gonzalez pitching and batting 9th
t4 4-0 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  NYM L. Harris D. Stevens 1% 89% Walk; Reynoso to 2B
t4 4-0 1 12- 3,(2-0)  O NYM J. Olerud D. Stevens -2% 87% Foul Popfly: 3B
t4 4-0 2 12- 7,(3-2)  O NYM T. Hundley D. Stevens -2% 85% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 4, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Mets' Armando Reynoso facing 4-5-6
b4 0-4 0 --- 3,(1-1)  CHC M. Grace A. Reynoso -3% 82% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b4 0-4 0 1-- 3,(2-0)  OO CHC H. Rodriguez A. Reynoso 7% 89% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-P (Weak 2B-1B)
b4 0-4 2 --- 5,(3-1)  CHC J. Blauser A. Reynoso -1% 88% Walk
b4 0-4 2 1-- 4,(0-2)  O CHC J. Hernandez A. Reynoso 2% 89% Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 4, Cubs 0.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cubs' Dave Stevens facing 5-6-7
t5 4-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O NYM T. Pratt D. Stevens -1% 89% Lineout: LF
t5 4-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  NYM B. Huskey D. Stevens 1% 89% Walk
t5 4-0 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O NYM L. Lopez D. Stevens -1% 89% Strikeout Swinging, Wild Pitch; Huskey to 2B
t5 4-0 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  NYM R. Ordonez D. Stevens 0% 89% Intentional Walk
t5 4-0 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O NYM A. Reynoso D. Stevens -2% 87% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 4, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Mets' Armando Reynoso facing 8-9-1
b5 0-4 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC S. Servais A. Reynoso 2% 89% Lineout: RF
Sandy Martinez pinch hits for Dave Stevens (P) batting 9th
b5 0-4 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHC S. Martinez A. Reynoso 1% 91% Flyball: CF
b5 0-4 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O CHC L. Johnson A. Reynoso 1% 92% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 4, Cubs 0.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cubs' Tony Fossas facing 1-2-3
Tony Fossas replaces Sandy Martinez (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t6 4-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  NYM B. McRae T. Fossas 1% 93% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
t6 4-0 0 1-- 3,(2-0)  O NYM L. Harris T. Fossas -0% 92% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; McRae to 2B
t6 4-0 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  NYM J. Olerud T. Fossas 1% 93% McRae Steals 3B
t6 4-0 1 --3 5,(2-2)  O NYM J. Olerud T. Fossas -2% 91% Strikeout Swinging
t6 4-0 2 --3 3,(0-2)  O NYM T. Hundley T. Fossas -1% 90% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 4, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Mets' Armando Reynoso facing 2-3-4
Edgardo Alfonzo replaces Todd Hundley (LF) playing 3B batting 4th
Lenny Harris moves from 3B to LF
b6 0-4 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHC M. Morandini A. Reynoso 2% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 0-4 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC S. Sosa A. Reynoso 1% 93% Foul Popfly: C
b6 0-4 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC M. Grace A. Reynoso 1% 94% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 4, Cubs 0.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cubs' Rodney Myers facing 5-6-7
Rodney Myers replaces Mickey Morandini (2B) pitching and batting 2nd
Manny Alexander replaces Tony Fossas (P) playing 2B batting 9th
t7 4-0 0 --- 4,(0-2)  O NYM T. Pratt R. Myers -1% 93% Strikeout Looking
t7 4-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  NYM B. Huskey R. Myers 1% 94% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t7 4-0 1 1-- 8,(3-2)  NYM L. Lopez R. Myers 1% 95% Single to CF (Line Drive); Huskey to 2B
Carlos Baerga pinch hits for Rey Ordonez (SS) batting 8th
t7 4-0 1 12- 4,(0-2)  O NYM C. Baerga R. Myers -1% 94% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B (2B-1B); Huskey to 3B
t7 4-0 2 1-3 5,(1-2)  O NYM A. Reynoso R. Myers -1% 93% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 4, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Mets' Armando Reynoso facing 5-6-7
Carlos Baerga moves from PH to 2B
Luis Lopez moves from 2B to SS
b7 0-4 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O CHC H. Rodriguez A. Reynoso 2% 94% Popfly: 3B
b7 0-4 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O CHC J. Blauser A. Reynoso 1% 96% Flyball: CF
b7 0-4 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHC J. Hernandez A. Reynoso 1% 96% Popfly: LF (Short LF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 4, Cubs 0.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cubs' Rodney Myers facing 1-2-3
t8 4-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O NYM B. McRae R. Myers -0% 96% Foul Popfly: C
t8 4-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O NYM L. Harris R. Myers -0% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak 2B)
t8 4-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  NYM J. Olerud R. Myers 0% 96% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF)
t8 4-0 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  R NYM E. Alfonzo R. Myers 2% 98% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Olerud Scores
t8 5-0 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  NYM T. Pratt R. Myers 0% 98% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Alfonzo to 2B
t8 5-0 2 12- 6,(2-2)  O NYM B. Huskey R. Myers -0% 98% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 5, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-5, Mets' Armando Reynoso facing 8-9-1
b8 0-5 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC S. Servais A. Reynoso 1% 99% Strikeout Looking
b8 0-5 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC M. Alexander A. Reynoso 0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
b8 0-5 2 --- 5,(2-2)  CHC L. Johnson A. Reynoso -0% 99% Single to CF (Line Drive)
Glenallen Hill pinch hits for Rodney Myers (P) batting 2nd
b8 0-5 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O CHC G. Hill A. Reynoso 1% 99% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 5, Cubs 0.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Ahead 5-0, Cubs' Terry Adams facing 7-8-9
Terry Adams replaces Henry Rodriguez (LF) pitching and batting 5th
Glenallen Hill moves from PH to LF
t9 5-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O NYM L. Lopez T. Adams -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 5-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O NYM C. Baerga T. Adams -0% 99% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
Matt Franco pinch hits for Armando Reynoso (P) batting 9th
t9 5-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYM M. Franco T. Adams -0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 5, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-5, Mets' Dennis Cook facing 3-4-5
Dennis Cook replaces Matt Franco (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b9 0-5 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O CHC S. Sosa D. Cook 1% 100% Strikeout Looking
b9 0-5 1 --- 6,(3-2)  CHC M. Grace D. Cook -1% 99% Walk
Kevin Orie pinch hits for Terry Adams (P) batting 5th
b9 0-5 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O CHC K. Orie D. Cook 1% 100% Strikeout Looking
b9 0-5 2 1-- 7,(3-2)  O CHC J. Blauser D. Cook 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 5, Cubs 0.

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