Final

Series: Game 2 of 4

New York leads 2-0 (as of 5/17)

Game 1: Thursday, May 16
New York 3Final
San Diego 1
Game 2: Friday, May 17
New York 13Final
San Diego 4
Game 3: Saturday, May 18
New York 5Final
San Diego 2
Game 4: Sunday, May 19
New York 3Final
San Diego 4

Mets 13

(23-19, 12-9 away)

Padres 4

(21-21, 14-6 home)

    10:05 PM ET, May 17, 2002

    Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, California 

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    NYM 010310800 13 - -
    SD 100000300 4 - -

    W: S. Trachsel (3-4)

    L: J. Middlebrook (0-1)

    Game Notes

    NEW YORK'S MIKE PIAZZA SURPASSED THE 1,000 RBI PLATEAU WITH A GRAND SLAM IN THE TOP OF THE SEVENTH INNING.
    SAN DIEGO'S WIKI GONZALEZ HIT INTO A TRIPLE PLAY IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FIFTH INNING. GONZALEZ GROUNDED TO THIRD BASEMAN EDGARDO ALFONZO, WHO STEPPED ON THIRD TO FORCE DEIVI CRUZ FOR THE FIRST OUT, THREW TO SECOND BASEMAN ROBERTO ALOMAR TO FORCE SEAN BURROUGHS FOR THE SECOND OUT, ALOMAR THEN THREW TO FIRST BASEMAN MO VAUGHN TO COMPLETE THE TRIPLE PLAY.
    SAN DIEGO 'S D'ANGELO JIMENEZ LED OFF THE BOTTOM OF THE FIRST INNING WITH A HOME RUN.