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@LAD
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NYM
@LAD
3
6
LAD
@NYM
4
8
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@NYM
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4
 
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4
NYM
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@LAD
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Saturday, October 8, 1988, 12:20
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 44,672, Time of Game: 3:44
Dodgers
4
at Mets
8
W: Randy Myers (2-0)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Dodgers         0  2  1   0  0  0   0  1  0    4  7  2
Mets            0  0  1   0  0  2   0  5  X    8  9  2
NOTE: All totals are for the entire postseason up to this game.

Los Angeles Dodgers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Steve Sax 2B 5 1 1 0 0 1 .231 .516 18 13 -0.079 1.17 0.047 -0.126 -0.6 3 4 SB
Mickey Hatcher 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .286 .804 12 8 -0.036 0.72 0.008 -0.045 -0.3 9 0
   Tracy Woodson 1B 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 5 3 -0.007 0.27 0.000 -0.007 -0.2 1 0
Kirk Gibson LF 5 0 1 1 0 1 .091 .322 17 12 0.014 0.59 0.044 -0.030 0.2 3 1
Mike Marshall RF 4 1 0 0 1 1 .333 .718 20 12 -0.042 0.84 0.040 -0.082 -0.4 0 0
John Shelby CF 2 1 1 0 2 1 .100 .350 19 8 0.100 1.01 0.130 -0.030 1.4 0 0 SB
Mike Scioscia C 4 0 2 0 0 0 .364 .818 17 13 0.168 1.24 0.205 -0.037 1.1 3 0
   Jose Gonzalez PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Rick Dempsey C 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Jeff Hamilton 3B 3 0 1 1 1 0 .143 .597 19 10 0.024 1.48 0.048 -0.024 0.0 2 3
Alfredo Griffin SS 3 0 0 0 0 3 .100 .200 13 9 -0.096 1.09 0.000 -0.096 -1.3 2 5
   Mike Davis PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0.034 3.91 0.034 0.000 0.3
   Jay Howell P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Alejandro Pena P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jesse Orosco P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ricky Horton P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Orel Hershiser P 3 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .167 12 9 -0.067 0.91 0.000 -0.067 -0.9 1 0
   Danny Heep PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Mike Sharperson PH-SS 0 0 0 1 1 0 7 3 0.252 5.79 0.252 0.000 1.0 0 0
Team Totals 34 4 7 3 6 9 .206 .531 163 100 0.265 1.17 0.808 -0.544 0.3 24 13
TB: M Scioscia 2; M Hatcher; S Sax; J Shelby; K Gibson; J Hamilton.
RBI: M Sharperson (1); K Gibson (1); J Hamilton (1).
2-out RBI: M Sharperson.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 2 for 14.
Fielding
DP: 1. S Sax-A Griffin-M Hatcher.
E: J Hamilton (1); K Gibson (1).
Outfield Assists: K Gibson (K Hernandez at 3rd base).
Baserunning
SB: J Shelby (1, 2nd base off R Darling/G Carter); S Sax (2, 2nd base off R Darling/G Carter).

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Mookie Wilson CF 4 2 1 1 1 1 .222 .522 22 14 0.346 1.44 0.385 -0.039 1.3 1 0
   David Cone P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Gregg Jefferies 3B 3 0 1 0 1 0 .500 1.215 13 4 0.045 1.13 0.073 -0.028 0.6 0 0 HBP
   Kevin Elster PR-SS 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Keith Hernandez 1B 2 0 1 1 3 0 .444 1.393 19 7 0.131 1.66 0.177 -0.046 1.5 8 1 IW
Darryl Strawberry RF 5 1 3 3 0 0 .462 1.077 22 12 -0.056 2.00 0.151 -0.207 1.5 2 0 2B,GDP
Kevin McReynolds LF 4 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .154 19 11 0.020 1.75 0.140 -0.119 -0.8 1 0
Howard Johnson SS-3B 4 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .083 9 6 -0.148 2.55 0.053 -0.201 -0.9 1 2 SB
Gary Carter C 4 0 1 1 0 0 .250 .583 13 9 0.014 1.92 0.142 -0.127 0.4 10 0
Wally Backman 2B 4 1 2 2 0 0 .200 .500 12 6 0.518 1.94 0.538 -0.020 1.8 1 3 2B
Ron Darling P 2 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 9 6 -0.049 1.03 0.000 -0.049 -0.4 1 3
   Dave Magadan PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 6 3 -0.062 2.59 0.000 -0.062 -0.4
   Roger McDowell P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Randy Myers P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Lenny Dykstra PH-CF 0 1 0 0 1 0 .333 1.333 8 4 0.007 2.87 0.007 0.000 0.1 1 0
Team Totals 33 8 9 8 7 4 .273 .748 152 82 0.766 1.80 1.666 -0.898 4.7 27 9
2B: W Backman (1, off A Pena); D Strawberry (2, off O Hershiser).
IBB: K Hernandez (1, by O Hershiser).
HBP: G Jefferies (1, by J Orosco).
TB: D Strawberry 4; W Backman 3; G Carter; M Wilson; K Hernandez; G Jefferies.
GIDP: D Strawberry (1).
RBI: D Strawberry 3 (4); W Backman 2 (2); G Carter (3); K Hernandez (4); M Wilson (1).
2-out RBI: D Strawberry 3; W Backman 2; G Carter; M Wilson; K Hernandez.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 6 for 16.
Fielding
E: R McDowell (1); K Hernandez (1).
Baserunning
SB: H Johnson (1, 2nd base off A Pena/R Dempsey).

Los Angeles Dodgers

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
Orel Hershiser 7 6 3 1 4 4 0 1.76 31 16 7 4 0 57 -0.042 1.59 -0.1
Jay Howell 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 27.00 1 7 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.101 2.40 -0.4
Alejandro Pena, BS (1), L (0-1) 0.2 1 2 2 1 0 0 13.50 4 18 10 7 2 1 1 2 0 0 1 1 -0.218 3.49 -0.6
Jesse Orosco 0 1 2 2 1 0 0 0.00 3 9 3 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 2 2 -0.371 1.94 -2.3
Ricky Horton 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 2 10 6 4 1 1 1 1 0 0 3 2 -0.035 0.34 -1.3
Team Totals 8 9 8 6 7 4 0 6.75 41 44 22 15 4 3 18 11 5 0 57 6 5 -0.767 1.80 -4.7
J Orosco faced 3 batters in the 8th inning.

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
Ron Darling 6 5 3 2 4 5 0 3.00 27 102 61 39 14 8 9 9 5 0 53 -0.121 0.91 -0.5
Roger McDowell 1.2 2 1 1 1 3 0 3.38 8 33 22 8 6 8 3 1 0 0 0 0 0.038 1.75 0.1
Randy Myers, W (2-0) 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.00 2 11 6 3 0 3 1 0 0 0 3 1 -0.194 4.14 -0.3
David Cone 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 15.00 3 17 11 7 2 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0.011 0.14 0.4
Team Totals 9 7 4 3 6 9 0 3.00 40 163 100 57 22 21 13 12 6 0 53 3 1 -0.266 1.17 -0.3
Balks: None.
WP: O Hershiser (1).
HBP: J Orosco (1; G Jefferies).
IBB: O Hershiser (1; K Hernandez).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Joe West, 1B - Dutch Rennert, 2B - Bob Davidson, 3B - Paul Runge, LF - Harry Wendelstedt, RF - John McSherry.
Time of Game: 3:44.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Soaked.
Start Time Weather: 43° F, Wind 10mph in unknown direction, Overcast, Showers.

Starting Lineups

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b8 3-4 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  R NYM W. Backman A. Pena 34% 58% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Johnson Scores
b8 4-4 2 12- 3,(1-1)  R NYM M. Wilson J. Orosco 30% 88% Single to CF (Line Drive to CF-RF); Backman Scores; Dykstra to 3B
t8 3-3 2 123 7,(3-2)  R LAD M. Sharperson R. Myers -25% 21% Walk; Gonzalez Scores; Hamilton to 3B; Davis to 2B
b6 2-3 2 1-3 3,(2-0)  R NYM W. Backman O. Hershiser 20% 56% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to 2B-1B); Johnson Scores/unER; Carter to 2B
t2 0-0 0 12- 2,(0-1)  R LAD M. Scioscia R. Darling -15% 25% Single to 1B (Bunt to Weak 1B); Marshall Scores/Adv on E3 (throw)/No RBI; Shelby to 3B; Scioscia to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Ron Darling facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O LAD S. Sax R. Darling 2% 52% Popfly: SS (Deep SS)
t1 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O LAD M. Hatcher R. Darling 1% 53% Groundout: P-1B (Weak 1B)
t1 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O LAD K. Gibson R. Darling 1% 54% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Orel Hershiser facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O NYM M. Wilson O. Hershiser -2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- 4,(3-0)  NYM G. Jefferies O. Hershiser 2% 55% Walk
b1 0-0 1 1-- 8,(3-2)  NYM K. Hernandez O. Hershiser 4% 58% Walk; Jefferies to 2B
b1 0-0 1 12- 4,(2-1)  O NYM D. Strawberry O. Hershiser -4% 55% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Jefferies to 3B; Strawberry to 1B
b1 0-0 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  O NYM K. McReynolds O. Hershiser -5% 50% Popfly: 2B (Deep SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 2nd, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Ron Darling facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  LAD M. Marshall R. Darling -4% 46% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  LAD J. Shelby R. Darling -6% 40% Walk; Marshall to 2B
t2 0-0 0 12- 2,(0-1)  R LAD M. Scioscia R. Darling -15% 25% Single to 1B (Bunt to Weak 1B); Marshall Scores/Adv on E3 (throw)/No RBI; Shelby to 3B; Scioscia to 2B
t2 1-0 0 -23 4,(2-1)  RO LAD J. Hamilton R. Darling -1% 23% Groundout: 2B-1B; Shelby Scores/unER; Scioscia to 3B
t2 2-0 1 --3 4,(1-2)  O LAD A. Griffin R. Darling 5% 28% Strikeout Swinging
t2 2-0 2 --3 5,(2-2)  O LAD O. Hershiser R. Darling 3% 31% Lineout: RF (Short RF)
2 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Dodgers 2, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Dodgers' Orel Hershiser facing 6-7-8
b2 0-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O NYM H. Johnson O. Hershiser -2% 28% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-2 1 --- 4,(0-2)  O NYM G. Carter O. Hershiser -2% 27% Groundout: P unassisted (Weak 1B)
b2 0-2 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O NYM W. Backman O. Hershiser -1% 26% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 2, Mets 0.
Top of the 3rd, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Mets' Ron Darling facing 1-2-3
t3 2-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  LAD S. Sax R. Darling -3% 23% Single to RF (Line Drive to 2B-1B)
t3 2-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  LAD M. Hatcher R. Darling -2% 21% Sax Steals 2B
t3 2-0 0 -2- 3,(1-1)  O LAD M. Hatcher R. Darling 1% 22% Groundout: 1B-P (Weak 1B); Sax to 3B
t3 2-0 1 --3 2,(1-0)  RO LAD K. Gibson R. Darling -3% 19% Groundout: 2B-1B; Sax Scores
t3 3-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O LAD M. Marshall R. Darling 0% 20% Foul Popfly: C (Behind Home)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 3, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-3, Dodgers' Orel Hershiser facing 9-1-2
b3 0-3 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O NYM R. Darling O. Hershiser -2% 18% Strikeout Swinging
b3 0-3 1 --- 8,(2-2)  NYM M. Wilson O. Hershiser 2% 20% Strikeout Swinging, Wild Pitch; Wilson to 1B
b3 0-3 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  NYM G. Jefferies O. Hershiser 4% 24% Single to CF (Line Drive to SS-2B); Wilson to 2B
b3 0-3 1 12- 2,(0-1)  O NYM K. Hernandez O. Hershiser -5% 19% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
b3 0-3 2 12- 4,(2-1)  R NYM D. Strawberry O. Hershiser 11% 31% Double to RF (Line Drive to RF Line); Wilson Scores; Jefferies to 3B
b3 1-3 2 -23 5,(2-2)  O NYM K. McReynolds O. Hershiser -7% 24% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 3, Mets 1.
Top of the 4th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 3-1, Mets' Ron Darling facing 5-6-7
t4 3-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  LAD J. Shelby R. Darling -3% 21% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep 2B)
t4 3-1 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O LAD M. Scioscia R. Darling 1% 22% Groundout: P-1B; Shelby to 2B
t4 3-1 1 -2- 2,(1-0)  O LAD J. Hamilton R. Darling 2% 25% Lineout: LF
t4 3-1 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  O LAD A. Griffin R. Darling 2% 27% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 3, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Behind 1-3, Dodgers' Orel Hershiser facing 6-7-8
b4 1-3 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O NYM H. Johnson O. Hershiser -3% 25% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b4 1-3 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O NYM G. Carter O. Hershiser -2% 23% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 1-3 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYM W. Backman O. Hershiser -1% 22% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 3, Mets 1.
Top of the 5th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 3-1, Mets' Ron Darling facing 9-1-2
t5 3-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O LAD O. Hershiser R. Darling 1% 23% Bunt Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home)
t5 3-1 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O LAD S. Sax R. Darling 1% 24% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
t5 3-1 2 --- 2,(1-0)  LAD M. Hatcher R. Darling -1% 23% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
t5 3-1 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  LAD K. Gibson R. Darling -2% 21% Single to CF (Line Drive); Hatcher to 3B
t5 3-1 2 1-3 4,(2-1)  O LAD M. Marshall R. Darling 3% 25% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 3, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Behind 1-3, Dodgers' Orel Hershiser facing 9-1-2
b5 1-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYM R. Darling O. Hershiser -3% 22% Strikeout Swinging
b5 1-3 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O NYM M. Wilson O. Hershiser -2% 20% Lineout: LF (LF Line)
b5 1-3 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O NYM G. Jefferies O. Hershiser -1% 19% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 3, Mets 1.
Top of the 6th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 3-1, Mets' Ron Darling facing 5-6-7
t6 3-1 0 --- 4,(3-0)  LAD J. Shelby R. Darling -2% 17% Walk
t6 3-1 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  LAD M. Scioscia R. Darling -2% 15% Shelby Steals 2B
t6 3-1 0 -2- 8,(3-2)  O LAD M. Scioscia R. Darling 3% 17% Flyball: RF
t6 3-1 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  LAD J. Hamilton R. Darling -1% 17% Walk
t6 3-1 1 12- 3,(0-2)  O LAD A. Griffin R. Darling 3% 19% Strikeout Swinging
t6 3-1 2 12- 5,(1-2)  O LAD O. Hershiser R. Darling 3% 22% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 3, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Behind 1-3, Dodgers' Orel Hershiser facing 3-4-5
b6 1-3 0 --- NYM K. Hernandez O. Hershiser 6% 28% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
b6 1-3 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O NYM D. Strawberry O. Hershiser -3% 25% Single to LF (Fly Ball to LF Line); Hernandez out at 3B/LF-2B-3B; Strawberry to 2B/Adv on E7
b6 1-3 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  NYM K. McReynolds O. Hershiser 4% 29% Reached on E5 (throw to 1B) (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole); Strawberry stays at 2B; McReynolds to 1B
b6 1-3 1 12- 2,(1-0)  O NYM H. Johnson O. Hershiser -6% 22% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Strawberry to 3B; Johnson to 1B
b6 1-3 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  R NYM G. Carter O. Hershiser 14% 37% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Strawberry Scores/unER; Johnson to 3B
b6 2-3 2 1-3 3,(2-0)  R NYM W. Backman O. Hershiser 20% 56% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to 2B-1B); Johnson Scores/unER; Carter to 2B
Dave Magadan pinch hits for Ron Darling (P) batting 9th
b6 3-3 2 12- 6,(3-2)  O NYM D. Magadan O. Hershiser -6% 50% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B
2 runs, 4 hits, 2 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 3, Mets 3.
Top of the 7th, Dodgers Batting, Tied 3-3, Mets' Roger McDowell facing 1-2-3
Roger McDowell replaces Dave Magadan (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t7 3-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O LAD S. Sax R. McDowell 4% 54% Strikeout Swinging
t7 3-3 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O LAD M. Hatcher R. McDowell 3% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 3-3 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O LAD K. Gibson R. McDowell 2% 58% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 3, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Tied 3-3, Dodgers' Orel Hershiser facing 1-2-3
b7 3-3 0 --- 8,(3-2)  NYM M. Wilson O. Hershiser 6% 64% Walk
b7 3-3 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  O NYM G. Jefferies O. Hershiser -2% 62% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B); Wilson to 2B
b7 3-3 1 -2- 4,(3-0)  NYM K. Hernandez O. Hershiser 2% 64% Intentional Walk
b7 3-3 1 12- 5,(3-1)  OO NYM D. Strawberry O. Hershiser -14% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 3, Mets 3.
Top of the 8th, Dodgers Batting, Tied 3-3, Mets' Roger McDowell facing 4-5-6
t8 3-3 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O LAD M. Marshall R. McDowell 4% 54% Strikeout Swinging
t8 3-3 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O LAD J. Shelby R. McDowell 3% 57% Strikeout Swinging
t8 3-3 2 --- 3,(0-2)  LAD M. Scioscia R. McDowell -5% 52% Single to P (Ground Ball to P's Right); Scioscia to 2B/Adv on E1 (throw)
Jose Gonzalez pinch runs for Mike Scioscia (C) batting 6th
t8 3-3 2 -2- 7,(2-2)  LAD J. Hamilton R. McDowell -3% 49% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak 3B); Gonzalez to 3B
Mike Davis pinch hits for Alfredo Griffin (SS) batting 8th
t8 3-3 2 1-3 4,(3-0)  LAD M. Davis R. McDowell -3% 46% Walk; Hamilton to 2B
Randy Myers replaces Roger McDowell pitching and batting 9th
Danny Heep pinch hits for Orel Hershiser (P) batting 9th
Mike Sharperson pinch hits for Danny Heep batting 9th
t8 3-3 2 123 7,(3-2)  R LAD M. Sharperson R. Myers -25% 21% Walk; Gonzalez Scores; Hamilton to 3B; Davis to 2B
t8 4-3 2 123 4,(1-2)  O LAD S. Sax R. Myers 6% 26% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Dodgers 4, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Behind 3-4, Dodgers' Jay Howell facing 5-6-7
Jay Howell replaces Mike Davis (PH) pitching and batting 8th
Rick Dempsey replaces Jose Gonzalez (PR) playing C batting 6th
Tracy Woodson replaces Mickey Hatcher playing 1B batting 2nd
Mike Sharperson moves from PH to SS
Alejandro Pena replaces Jay Howell pitching and batting 8th (change occurred mid-batter)
b8 3-4 0 --- 7,(3-2)  NYM K. McReynolds J. Howell 10% 37% Walk
b8 3-4 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O NYM H. Johnson A. Pena -9% 28% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted/Forceout at 2B (P's Left); Johnson to 1B
b8 3-4 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  NYM G. Carter A. Pena 5% 33% Johnson Steals 2B
b8 3-4 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  O NYM G. Carter A. Pena -9% 23% Flyball: LF
b8 3-4 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  R NYM W. Backman A. Pena 34% 58% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Johnson Scores
Lenny Dykstra pinch hits for Randy Myers (P) batting 9th
b8 4-4 2 -2- 8,(3-2)  NYM L. Dykstra A. Pena 1% 58% Walk
Jesse Orosco replaces Alejandro Pena pitching and batting 8th
b8 4-4 2 12- 3,(1-1)  R NYM M. Wilson J. Orosco 30% 88% Single to CF (Line Drive to CF-RF); Backman Scores; Dykstra to 3B
b8 5-4 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  NYM G. Jefferies J. Orosco 1% 89% Hit By Pitch; Wilson to 2B
b8 5-4 2 123 5,(3-1)  R NYM K. Hernandez J. Orosco 6% 95% Walk; Dykstra Scores; Wilson to 3B; Jefferies to 2B
Ricky Horton replaces Jesse Orosco pitching and batting 8th
Kevin Elster pinch runs for Gregg Jefferies (3B) batting 2nd
b8 6-4 2 123 5,(2-2)  RR NYM D. Strawberry R. Horton 4% 99% Single to SS (Pop Fly to Short LF); Wilson Scores; Elster Scores; Hernandez to 2B
b8 8-4 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O NYM K. McReynolds R. Horton -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (SS-3B Hole)
5 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 4, Mets 8.
Top of the 9th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 4-8, Mets' David Cone facing 2-3-4
David Cone replaces Mookie Wilson (CF) pitching and batting 1st
Howard Johnson moves from SS to 3B
Kevin Elster moves from PR to SS
Lenny Dykstra moves from PH to CF
t9 4-8 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O LAD T. Woodson D. Cone 1% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t9 4-8 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O LAD K. Gibson D. Cone 0% 100% Popfly: SS (Deep SS)
t9 4-8 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O LAD M. Marshall D. Cone 0% 100% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 4, Mets 8.

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