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The Run at 61

Chasing History / A Closer Look

September 03, 1998

McGwire

HOME RUNS: 59

WEDNESDAY (GAME 139): 2

GAMES LEFT: 23

WEDNESDAY

2 for 3 vs. Florida

* 1st inning: Grounded into a double play against Jesus Sanchez.

* 4th inning: Walked against Sanchez.

* 5th inning: Walked against Eric Ludwick.

* 7th inning: Homered against Brian Edmondson.

* 9th inning: Homered against Rob Stanifer.

BY CATEGORY

vs. Left-handed pitchers: 11

vs. Right-handed pitchers: 48

Home: 29

Away: 30

on grass: 49

on turf: 10

Day: 15

Night: 44

Innings 1-6: 36

7th inning on: 23

Before All-Star game: 37

After All-Star game: 22

Bases empty: 28

with one on: 22

with 2 on: 6

grand slams: 3

BY TEAM

vs. Florida: 7

vs. Cubs: 5

vs. Houston: 5

vs. Philadelphia: 5

vs. San Diego: 5

vs. San Francisco: 5

vs. Arizona: 4

vs. Dodgers: 4

vs. Mets: 4

vs. Atlanta: 2

vs. Cleveland: 2

vs. Colorado: 2

vs. Milwaukee: 2

vs. Pittsburgh: 2

vs. White Sox: 2

vs. Kansas City: 1

vs. Minnesota: 1

vs. Montreal: 1

LOOKING AHEAD

How McGwire has fared against upcoming starting pitchers (pitchers are subject to change):

Today

* day off

Friday vs. Pete Harnisch, Cincinnati

* 2 for 8, .250, 1 HR

Sosa

HOME RUNS: 56

WEDNESDAY (GAME 140): 1

GAMES LEFT: 22

WEDNESDAY

2 for 4 vs. Cincinnati

* 1st inning: Grounded out against Jason Bere.

* 4th inning: Singled against Bere.

* 6th inning: Homered against Bere.

* 8th inning: Flied out against John Hudek.

BY CATEGORY

vs. Left-handed pitchers: 8

vs. Right-handed pitchers: 48

Home: 31

Away: 25

on grass: 50

on turf: 6

Day: 26

Night: 30

Innings 1-6: 40

7th inning on: 16

Before All-Star game: 33

After All-Star game: 23

Bases empty: 30

with one on: 18

with 2 on: 6

grand slams: 2

BY TEAM

vs. Philadelphia: 8

vs. Milwaukee: 6

vs. Arizona: 5

vs. Cincinnati: 4

vs. Florida: 4

vs. Atlanta: 3

vs. Colorado: 3

vs. Houston: 3

vs. Montreal: 3

vs. St. Louis: 3

vs. San Francisco: 3

vs. White Sox: 3

vs. Detroit: 2

vs. Mets: 2

vs. San Diego: 2

vs. Minnesota: 1

vs. Dodgers: 1

LOOKING AHEAD

How Sosa has fared against upcoming starting pitchers (pitchers are subject to change):

Today

* day off

Fri. vs. Jason Schmidt, at Pitt.

* 1 for 12, .083, 0 HR

MARIS: 61 IN '61

TOTAL: 53

GAME 139: 0

GAMES REMAINING: 23

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