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1988 NLCS (4-3): Los Angeles Dodgers (94-67) over New York Mets (100-60)

WS: LAD-OAK / ALCS: OAK-BOS / NLCS: LAD-NYM
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Series Games

Game 1 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Tuesday, October 4, 1988 at Dodger Stadium (Los Angeles Dodgers)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    New York Mets                0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  3     3  8  1
    Los Angeles Dodgers          1  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0     2  4  0

    PITCHERS: NYM - Gooden, Myers (8)
              LAD - Hershiser, Howell (9)

               WP - Randy Myers
	       LP - Jay Howell
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: NYM - none
              LAD - none

  ATTENDANCE: 55,582

Game 2 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Wednesday, October 5, 1988 at Dodger Stadium (Los Angeles Dodgers)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    New York Mets                0  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  1     3  6  0
    Los Angeles Dodgers          1  4  0    0  1  0    0  0  x     6  7  0

    PITCHERS: NYM - Cone, Aguilera (3), Leach (6), McDowell (8)
              LAD - Belcher, Orosco (9), Pena (9)

               WP - Tim Belcher
	       LP - David Cone
             SAVE - Alejandro Pena

   HOME RUNS: NYM - Hernandez
              LAD - none

  ATTENDANCE: 55,780

Game 3 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Saturday, October 8, 1988 at Shea Stadium (New York Mets)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Los Angeles Dodgers          0  2  1    0  0  0    0  1  0     4  7  2
    New York Mets                0  0  1    0  0  2    0  5  x     8  9  2

    PITCHERS: LAD - Hershiser, Howell (8), Pena (8), Orosco (8), Horton (8)
              NYM - Darling, McDowell (7), Myers (8), Cone (9)

               WP - Randy Myers
	       LP - Alejandro Pena
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: LAD - none
              NYM - none

  ATTENDANCE: 44,672

Game 4 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Sunday, October 9, 1988 at Shea Stadium (New York Mets)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9   10 11 12     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Los Angeles Dodgers          2  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  1     5  7  1
    New York Mets                0  0  0    3  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0     4 10  2

    PITCHERS: LAD - Tudor, Holton (6), Horton (7), Pena (9), Leary (12), Orosco (12), Hershiser (12)
              NYM - Gooden, Myers (9), McDowell (11)

               WP - Alejandro Pena
	       LP - Roger McDowell
             SAVE - Orel Hershiser

   HOME RUNS: LAD - Gibson, Scioscia
              NYM - McReynolds, Strawberry

  ATTENDANCE: 54,014

Game 5 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Monday, October 10, 1988 at Shea Stadium (New York Mets)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Los Angeles Dodgers          0  0  0    3  3  0    0  0  1     7 12  0
    New York Mets                0  0  0    0  3  0    0  1  0     4  9  1

    PITCHERS: LAD - Belcher, Horton (8), Holton (8)
              NYM - Fernandez, Leach (5), Aguilera (6), McDowell (8)

               WP - Tim Belcher
	       LP - Sid Fernandez
             SAVE - Brian Holton

   HOME RUNS: LAD - Gibson
              NYM - Dykstra

  ATTENDANCE: 52,069

Game 6 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Tuesday, October 11, 1988 at Dodger Stadium (Los Angeles Dodgers)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    New York Mets                1  0  1    0  2  1    0  0  0     5 11  0
    Los Angeles Dodgers          0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0     1  5  2

    PITCHERS: NYM - Cone
              LAD - Leary, Holton (5), Horton (6), Orosco (8)

               WP - David Cone
	       LP - Tim Leary
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: NYM - McReynolds
              LAD - none

  ATTENDANCE: 55,885

Game 7 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Wednesday, October 12, 1988 at Dodger Stadium (Los Angeles Dodgers)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    New York Mets                0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     0  5  2
    Los Angeles Dodgers          1  5  0    0  0  0    0  0  x     6 10  0

    PITCHERS: NYM - Darling, Gooden (2), Leach (5), Aguilera (7)
              LAD - Hershiser

               WP - Orel Hershiser
	       LP - Ron Darling
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: NYM - none
              LAD - none

  ATTENDANCE: 55,693

Series MVP - Orel Hershiser

Series Batting Stats

Los Angeles Dodgers Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Tim Belcher 2 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .125 .125 .125 .250 0 0 0 36 56 2 4 1 3 0 .071 .232
Mike Davis 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 108 281 29 55 2 17 7 .196 .530
Rick Dempsey 4 5 1 2 2 0 0 2 1 0 .400 .500 .800 1.300 0 0 0 77 167 25 42 7 30 1 .251 .793
Kirk Gibson 7 26 2 4 0 0 2 6 3 6 .154 .233 .385 .618 2 0 1 150 542 106 157 25 76 31 .290 .860
Jose Gonzalez 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 37 24 7 2 0 0 3 .083 .279
Alfredo Griffin 7 25 1 4 1 0 0 3 0 5 .160 .160 .200 .360 0 1 0 95 316 39 63 1 27 7 .199 .513
Jeff Hamilton 7 23 2 5 0 0 0 1 3 4 .217 .333 .217 .551 0 0 2 111 309 34 73 6 33 0 .236 .620
Mickey Hatcher 6 21 4 5 2 0 0 3 3 0 .238 .333 .333 .667 0 0 2 88 191 22 56 1 25 0 .293 .673
Danny Heep 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .500 .000 .500 0 0 95 149 14 36 0 11 2 .242 .596
Orel Hershiser 4 9 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 .000 .100 .000 .100 0 0 0 36 85 1 11 0 6 0 .129 .316
Brian Holton 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0 0 0 45 10 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .091
Ricky Horton 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 *64 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jay Howell 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 50 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Tim Leary 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 36 67 4 18 0 9 0 .269 .599
Mike Marshall 7 30 3 7 1 1 0 5 2 9 .233 .281 .333 .615 0 0 0 144 542 63 150 20 82 4 .277 .758
Jesse Orosco 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 55 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Alejandro Pena 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 60 6 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Steve Sax 7 30 7 8 0 0 0 3 3 3 .267 .353 .267 .620 5 0 0 160 632 70 175 5 57 42 .277 .668
Mike Scioscia 7 22 3 8 1 0 1 2 1 2 .364 .391 .545 .937 0 0 0 130 408 29 105 3 35 0 .257 .642
Mike Sharperson 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 .000 .500 .000 .500 0 0 0 46 59 8 16 0 4 0 .271 .578
John Shelby 7 24 3 4 0 0 0 3 5 12 .167 .300 .167 .467 2 0 0 140 494 65 130 10 64 16 .263 .715
Franklin Stubbs 4 8 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 .250 .250 .250 .500 0 0 0 115 242 30 54 8 34 11 .223 .664
John Tudor 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 *32 59 0 5 0 0 0 .085 .228
Tracy Woodson 3 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 0 0 0 65 173 15 43 3 15 1 .249 .614
Totals 105 243 31 52 7 1 3 30 25 54 .214 .290 .288 .579 9 1 162 5431 628 1346 99 131 .248 .657

New York Mets Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Rick Aguilera 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 11 4 1 1 0 0 0 .250 .500
Wally Backman 7 22 2 6 1 0 0 2 2 5 .273 .333 .318 .652 1 0 2 99 294 44 89 0 17 9 .303 .731
Gary Carter 7 27 0 6 1 1 0 4 1 3 .222 .250 .333 .583 0 0 0 130 455 39 110 11 46 0 .242 .659
David Cone 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 35 80 2 12 0 2 0 .150 .368
Ron Darling 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 34 82 4 18 0 4 0 .220 .546
Lenny Dykstra 7 14 6 6 3 0 1 3 4 0 .429 .600 .857 1.457 0 0 0 126 429 57 116 8 33 30 .270 .706
Kevin Elster 5 8 1 2 1 0 0 1 3 0 .250 .455 .375 .830 0 0 2 149 406 41 87 9 37 2 .214 .594
Sid Fernandez 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 31 56 1 14 0 9 0 .250 .593
Dwight Gooden 3 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .200 .400 0 0 0 34 90 8 16 1 9 0 .178 .407
Keith Hernandez 7 26 2 7 0 0 1 5 6 7 .269 .406 .385 .791 1 0 1 95 348 43 96 11 55 2 .276 .750
Gregg Jefferies 7 27 2 9 2 0 0 1 4 0 .333 .438 .407 .845 0 0 1 29 109 19 35 6 17 5 .321 .961
Howard Johnson 6 18 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 6 .056 .105 .056 .161 1 0 1 148 495 85 114 24 68 23 .230 .765
Terry Leach 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 52 14 1 2 0 3 0 .143 .357
Dave Magadan 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 112 314 39 87 1 35 0 .277 .728
Lee Mazzilli 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .667 .500 1.167 1 0 68 116 9 17 0 12 4 .147 .391
Roger McDowell 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 63 9 1 3 0 2 0 .333 1.000
Kevin McReynolds 7 28 4 7 2 0 2 4 3 5 .250 .313 .536 .848 2 0 0 147 552 82 159 27 99 21 .288 .832
Randy Myers 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 55 4 1 1 0 1 0 .250 .750
Mackey Sasser 4 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .200 .400 0 0 0 60 123 9 35 1 17 0 .285 .719
Darryl Strawberry 7 30 5 9 2 0 1 6 2 5 .300 .344 .467 .810 0 1 0 153 543 101 146 39 101 29 .269 .911
Tim Teufel 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 90 273 35 64 4 31 0 .234 .658
Mookie Wilson 4 13 2 2 0 0 0 1 2 2 .154 .267 .154 .421 0 1 0 112 378 61 112 8 41 15 .296 .776
Totals 98 240 27 58 12 1 5 27 28 42 .242 .330 .363 .692 6 2 160 5408 703 1387 152 140 .256 .721

Los Angeles Dodgers Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Tim Belcher 2 2 4.11 2 0 0 0 15.1 12 7 7 4 16 1.043 36 27 2.91 12 6 4 179.2 143 51 152 1.080
Orel Hershiser 4 3 1.09 1 0 1 1 24.2 18 5 3 7 15 1.014 35 34 2.26 23 8 1 267.0 208 73 178 1.052
Brian Holton 3 0 2.25 0 0 1 0 4.0 2 1 1 1 2 0.750 45 0 1.70 7 3 1 84.2 69 26 49 1.122
Ricky Horton 4 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 4.1 4 0 0 2 3 1.385 *64 9 4.87 7 11 2 118.1 131 38 36 1.428
Jay Howell 2 0 27.00 0 1 0 0 0.2 1 2 2 2 1 4.500 50 0 2.08 5 3 21 65.0 44 21 70 1.000
Tim Leary 2 1 6.23 0 1 0 0 4.1 8 4 3 3 3 2.538 35 34 2.91 17 11 0 228.2 201 56 180 1.124
Jesse Orosco 4 0 7.71 0 0 0 0 2.1 4 2 2 3 0 3.000 55 0 2.72 3 2 9 53.0 41 30 43 1.340
Alejandro Pena 3 0 4.15 1 1 1 0 4.1 1 2 2 5 1 1.385 60 0 1.91 6 7 12 94.1 75 27 83 1.081
John Tudor 1 1 7.20 0 0 0 0 5.0 8 4 4 1 1 1.800 *30 30 2.32 10 8 0 197.2 189 41 87 1.164
Totals 25 7 3.32 4 3 3 1 65.0 58 27 24 28 42 1.323 162 162 2.964 94 67 1463.1 1291 473 1029 1.205

New York Mets Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Rick Aguilera 3 0 1.29 0 0 0 0 7.0 3 1 1 2 4 0.714 11 3 6.93 0 4 0 24.2 29 10 16 1.581
David Cone 3 2 4.50 1 1 0 1 12.0 10 6 6 5 9 1.250 35 28 2.22 20 3 0 231.1 178 80 213 1.115
Ron Darling 2 2 7.71 0 1 0 0 7.0 11 9 6 4 7 2.143 34 34 3.25 17 9 0 240.2 218 60 161 1.155
Sid Fernandez 1 1 13.50 0 1 0 0 4.0 7 6 6 1 5 2.000 31 31 3.03 12 10 0 187.0 127 70 189 1.053
Dwight Gooden 3 2 2.95 0 0 0 0 18.1 10 6 6 8 20 0.982 34 34 3.19 18 9 0 248.1 242 57 175 1.204
Terry Leach 3 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 5.0 4 0 0 1 4 1.000 52 0 2.54 7 2 3 92.0 95 24 51 1.293
Roger McDowell 4 0 4.50 0 1 0 0 6.0 6 3 3 2 5 1.333 62 0 2.63 5 5 16 89.0 80 31 46 1.247
Randy Myers 3 0 0.00 2 0 0 0 4.2 1 0 0 2 0 0.643 55 0 1.72 7 3 26 68.0 45 17 69 0.912
Totals 22 7 3.94 3 4 0 1 64.0 52 31 28 25 54 1.203 160 160 2.908 100 60 1439.0 1253 404 1100 1.151

WS: LAD-OAK / ALCS: OAK-BOS / NLCS: LAD-NYM
 1987 NLCS /  1989 NLCS

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