Atlanta Braves vs New York Mets
September 28, 1997 Box Score

The box score below is an accurate record of events for the baseball contest played on September 28, 1997 at Shea Stadium. The New York Mets defeated the Atlanta Braves and the box score is "ready to surrender its truth to the knowing eye."

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Atlanta Braves 2, New York Mets 8

Atlanta Braves ab r h rbi
Lofton cf 0 0 0 0
Jones A. pr,cf 2 0 0 0
Lockhart 2b 2 0 0 0
Graffanino pr,2b 1 0 0 0
Jones C. 3b 1 0 0 0
Mordecai 3b 2 0 1 0
McGriff 1b 2 0 0 0
Gregg 1b,lf 2 0 1 0
Klesko lf 3 1 1 0
Bautista lf,rf 1 0 0 0
Lopez c 3 0 1 0
Perez c 1 0 0 0
Tucker rf 3 1 1 2
Clontz p 0 0 0 0
Cather p 0 0 0 0
Fox p 0 0 0 0
Ligtenberg p 0 0 0 0
Myers ph 1 0 1 0
Blauser ss 2 0 0 0
Belliard ss 2 0 1 0
Neagle p 2 0 0 0
Millwood p 0 0 0 0
Colbrunn ph,1b 2 0 0 0
Totals 32 2 7 2
New York Mets ab r h rbi
McRae cf 2 1 0 0
Mendoza cf,lf 1 0 1 0
Alfonzo 3b 1 1 0 0
Gilbert ph,3b,2b 3 1 1 0
Olerud 1b 3 2 2 4
Petagine 1b 2 0 0 0
Gilkey lf 3 0 1 1
Everett ph,cf 1 0 0 0
Huskey rf 4 1 1 0
McMichael p 0 0 0 0
Hardtke 2b 3 1 2 0
Franco ph,3b 1 1 1 1
Castillo c 4 0 1 1
Ordonez ss 3 0 1 1
Acevedo p 3 0 0 0
Ochoa rf 0 0 0 0
Totals 34 8 11 8
Atlanta 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 0
New York 0 0 0 2 3 2 0 1 x 8 11 0
Atlanta Braves IP H R ER BB SO
Neagle L (20-5) 5.0 5 5 5 2 7
Millwood 1.0 4 2 2 0 1
Clontz 0.2 0 0 0 0 1
Cather 0.1 0 0 0 0 1
Fox 0.2 2 1 1 2 1
Ligtenberg 0.1 0 0 0 0 1
Totals 8.0 11 8 8 4 12
New York Mets IP H R ER BB SO
Acevedo W (3-1) 7.0 4 2 2 5 6
McMichael 2.0 3 0 0 0 2
Totals 9.0 7 2 2 5 8

E –None. DP –New York 1. 2B –Atlanta Lopez (28,off Acevedo), New York Olerud (34,off Neagle); Gilkey (31,off Neagle); Hardtke (2,off Millwood). HR –Atlanta Tucker (14,2nd inning off Acevedo 1 on, 2 out), New York Olerud (22,5th inning off Neagle 2 on, 2 out); M Franco (5,8th inning off Fox 0 on, 0 out). Team LOB –8. SF –Ordonez (2,off Millwood). Team –7. WP –Fox (4). U-HP –Bill Hohn, 1B –Terry Tata, 2B –Ed Rapuano, 3B –Gerry Davis. T –2:33. A –27,176.

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