Final

Series: Game 2 of 4

Series tied 1-1 (as of 8/17)

Game 1: Friday, August 16
San Diego 6Final
Montreal 11
Game 2: Saturday, August 17
San Diego 6Final
Montreal 5
Game 3: Sunday, August 18
San Diego 2Final
Montreal 9
Game 4: Monday, August 19
San Diego 0Final
Montreal 4

Padres 6

(52-70, 21-41 away)

Expos 5

(60-62, 37-25 home)

    7:05 PM ET, August 17, 2002

    Olympic Stadium, Montreal, Quebec 

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    W: J. Johnson (1-0)

    L: M. Herges (2-5)

    S: T. Hoffman (32)

    Padres set record for most pitchers used in season

    MONTREAL (AP) -- The San Diego Padres got a record-setting performance from the latest additions to their pitching staff.

    Pinch-hitter Gene Kingsale's two-run double capped San Diego's four-run eighth inning as the Padres set a major league record for pitchers used in a season in a 6-5 win over the Montreal Expos on Saturday night.

    Reliever Jonathan Johnson (1-0), whose contract was purchased from Triple-A Portland earlier in the day, became the 33rd pitcher to appear in a game for San Diego this season.

    Johnson, who pitched a perfect seventh, took over from starter Mike Bynum, who made his major league debut. San Diego broke Cleveland's record of 32 pitchers in the 2000 season.

    "It's probably not a good thing for the organization,'' Bynum said. "With so much movement, it's hard to build a team around all these guys coming in and out every day, but it's good for us young guys that we get the opportunities.''

    Expos right fielder Vladimir Guerrero didn't start for just the second time this season because of a strained left shoulder.

    Guerrero, who is day to day and expected to miss Sunday's game as well, injured himself in Friday's 11-6 win while diving back to first base after singling in the seventh.

    Trailing 4-2, Phil Nevin hit a one-out homer off T.J. Tucker in the eighth. One out later, Bubba Trammell walked and reliever Matt Herges replaced Tucker.

    Herges (2-5) got Deivi Cruz to fly to right fielder Wil Cordero, who was starting in place of Guerrero. Cordero turned to his left as he went back on the ball, and then turned back around to his right before dropping the ball for a three-base error as Trammell scored the tying run from first.

    "We thought he had it all the way,'' Kingsale said. "If (Guerrero) was out there, it would have been different but he wasn't so we took advantage of that and that was the ballgame right there. When those things happen, you've got to take advantage of it, which we did.''

    Cordero refused to talk to reporters following the game but Expos manager Frank Robinson shared his perspective.

    "Those are the plays you expect people to make, no matter who's out there, and we didn't get it done,'' Robinson said. "It cost us the ballgame.''

    Tom Lampkin was intentionally walked and Kingsale hit a drive to right-center which bounced over the outfield wall for a ground-rule double to make it 6-4.

    Trevor Hoffman allowed a solo homer to Jose Macias in the ninth before earning his 32nd save.

    Expos starter Britt Reames allowed two runs and six hits in five innings, including Ron Gant's run-scoring single in the first and Ryan Klesko's 22nd homer with two out in the third.

    Trailing 2-1, Montreal's Brad Wilkerson hit a two-run homer in the fourth and Cordero's RBI double in the fifth put the Expos up 4-2.

    Game notes


    A streaker jumped on to the field after Kingsale's double in the eighth, briefly interrupting the game. The man -- who was wearing a pair of briefs -- slid into second base at Kingsale's feet before he was forcibly removed by security. ... Bynum allowed six hits and four runs in six innings. ... Expos right-hander Tony Armas Jr., who was eligible to be activated from the disabled list on Saturday, threw 75 pitches while pitching a simulated game earlier in the day.

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