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1998 Regular Season Game 32
May 8, 1998
Mets 9, Cardinals 2
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National League Standings, May 8, 1998

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Mets Starting Lineup
cf
McRae Brian
McRae
rf
Wilson Preston
Wilson
3b
Franco Matt
Franco
1b
Olerud John
Olerud
2b
Baerga Carlos
Baerga
lf
Becker Rich
Becker
ss
Lopez Luis
Lopez
c
Castillo Alberto
Castillo
p
Reed Rick
Reed
May 8, 1998, Shea Stadium, Flushing, NY

New York Mets 9, St. Louis Cardinals 2

Cardinals ab r hbibbso
Royce Clayton ss 4 0 0 0 0 0
Delino DeShields 2b 4 1 2 0 0 0
Mark McGwire 1b 3 1 1 2 1 1
- Brian Hunter 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ray Lankford cf 4 0 0 0 0 1
Brian Jordan rf 1 0 1 0 1 0
- John Mabry ph-rf 2 0 0 0 0 1
Ron Gant lf 4 0 0 0 0 1
Gary Gaetti 3b 3 0 1 0 0 1
- Mike Busby p 0 0 0 0 0 0
- Willie McGee ph 1 0 0 0 0 0
Tom Lampkin c 2 0 0 0 1 0
Cliff Politte p 2 0 0 0 0 1
- David Howard 3b 1 0 0 0 0 0
Mets ab r hbibbso Avg.
Brian McRae cf 4 2 1 3 1 0 .216
Preston Wilson rf 4 3 3 1 1 1 .750
Matt Franco 3b 3 0 3 1 0 0 .323
- Rey Ordˇ˝ez pr-ss 2 0 1 1 0 0 .232
John Olerud 1b 4 0 0 1 0 0 .343
- Jim Tatum 1b 1 0 0 0 0 1 .241
Carlos Baerga 2b 5 0 2 2 0 1 .230
Rich Becker lf 2 1 0 0 1 1 .186
Luis Lopez ss-3b 4 1 1 0 0 1 .283
Alberto Castillo c 3 1 1 0 0 1 .244
Rick Reed p 2 1 0 0 1 0 .143
- Shawn Gilbert ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000
- Turk Wendell p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
- John Hudek p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis Cardinals 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 1
New York Mets 1 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 x 9 12 0

St. Louis Cardinals ip h rer bbso
Cliff Politte (L) 5.0 9 7 7 2 3
Mike Busby 3.0 3 2 2 2 3
New York Mets ip h rer bbso
Rick Reed (W,3-2) 7.0 5 2 2 3 4 2.96
Turk Wendell 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 6.75
John Hudek 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 3.46

Errors: Tom Lampkin.
WP: Cliff Politte.
2B: Preston Wilson 2 (2), Carlos Baerga (7), Matt Franco (2).
HR: Brian McRae (2), Mark McGwire.
SH: Alberto Castillo.








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