|a - L. GonzalezPH||0-1||1||0||0||0||0||1||0||.261||.313||.381|
a-struck out swinging for B Hawpe in the 9th
- HR:P Wilson (12, 4th inning off H Penn 0 on, 2 Out)
- RBI:P Wilson (37), E Garabito (5)
- 2Out RBI:P Wilson, E Garabito
- GIDP:E Garabito
- Team LOB:5
- E:G Atkins (8, ground ball)
- DP:2 (T Helton, D Relaford-E Garabito-T Helton)
|a - B.J. SurhoffPH-LF||0-1||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||.288||.305||.432|
a-flied out to center for E Marrero in the 7th
- 2B:G Gil (2, J Francis)
- 3B:L Matos (2, J Francis)
- HR:R Palmeiro (9, 6th inning off J Francis 1 on, 0 Out)
- RBI:M Tejada (56), R Palmeiro 2 (33), S Sosa (26)
- 2Out RBI:S Sosa
- GIDP:G Gil
- Team LOB:8
- SB:M Mora (7, 2nd base off D Cortes/J Closser)
- E:M Tejada (10, ground ball)
- DP:1 (R Palmeiro-M Tejada-R Palmeiro)
|1st||M Tejada singled to center, L Matos scored.||0||1|
|4th||P Wilson homered to left.||1||1|
|5th||E Garabito singled to center, R Shealy scored, D Mohr to third.||2||1|
|6th||R Palmeiro homered to right, E Marrero scored.||2||3|
|7th||S Sosa singled to center, M Mora scored.||2||4|
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