San Diego Padres vs Atlanta Braves
October 8, 1998 Box Score

The box score below is an accurate record of events for the baseball contest played on October 8, 1998 at Turner Field. The San Diego Padres defeated the Atlanta Braves and the box score is "ready to surrender its truth to the knowing eye."

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San Diego Padres 3, Atlanta Braves 0

San Diego Padres ab r h rbi
Veras 2b 5 1 3 1
Finley cf 5 0 2 1
Gwynn rf 4 0 1 0
Caminiti 3b 1 0 0 0
Joyner 1b 3 0 1 1
Hernandez c 5 0 0 0
Rivera lf 5 0 0 0
Gomez ss 3 1 2 0
Brown p 4 1 2 0
Totals 35 3 11 3
Atlanta Braves ab r h rbi
Weiss ss 3 0 0 0
Colbrunn ph 1 0 1 0
Malloy pr 0 0 0 0
Perez p 0 0 0 0
Ligtenberg p 0 0 0 0
Lockhart 2b 4 0 0 0
Jones C. 3b 4 0 1 0
Galarraga 1b 3 0 0 0
Klesko lf 2 0 0 0
Lopez c 3 0 0 0
Jones A. cf 3 0 0 0
Tucker rf 3 0 0 0
Glavine p 2 0 1 0
Rocker p 0 0 0 0
Seanez p 0 0 0 0
Guillen ph,ss 1 0 0 0
Totals 29 0 3 0
San Diego 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 3 11 0
Atlanta 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1
San Diego Padres IP H R ER BB SO
Brown W (1-0) 9.0 3 0 0 3 11
Totals 9.0 3 0 0 3 11
Atlanta Braves IP H R ER BB SO
Glavine L (0-1) 6.0 6 1 1 6 6
Rocker 1.0 1 0 0 0 1
Seanez 1.0 0 0 0 0 2
Perez 0.1 4 2 2 1 0
Ligtenberg 0.2 0 0 0 0 1
Totals 9.0 11 3 3 7 10

E –Lopez (1). DP –San Diego 1, Atlanta 1. 2B –San Diego Veras (1,off Glavine); Gomez (1,off Glavine). SH –Gwynn (1,off O Perez). IBB –Caminiti (1,by O Perez). Team LOB –13. Team –5. WP –Brown (1). IBB –O Perez (1,Caminiti). U-HP –Larry Poncino, 1B –Tom Hallion, 2B –Greg Bonin, 3B –Gerry Davis. T –2:54. A –43,083.

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