May 4, 1995: Hundley's Grand Slam in 10th
|Date: May 4, 1995|
|Mets starter: Pete Harnisch|
|Winning pitcher: John Franco|
|Key player(s): Todd Hundley|
|Key play: Hundley's grand slam|
The Mets and Expos concluded a three-game series at Olympic Stadium on a Thursday night. The game was tied and went into extra innings. The Mets won, 5-1, on Todd Hundley's grand slam in the tenth.
Montreal starter Butch Henry held the Mets hitless for the first six innings. After two walks in the first, Henry retired the next 15 consecutive Mets batters before Jose Vizcaino reached first base on an error. For the Mets, Pete Harnisch pitched six innings of five-hit ball with a sacrifice fly by Moises Alou providing the Expos' only run against him.
In the seventh, Bobby Bonilla tripled for the first hit off Henry. Bonilla scored on David Segui's sacrifice fly to tie the game, 1-1. Henry was then removed for a pinch-hitter in the bottom of the inning.
The Expos had two runners on base and one out in the bottom of the eighth. For the Mets, John Franco came in to relieve Josias Manzanillo and got Darrin Fletcher to ground into a double play. In the ninth, Montreal's Jeff Shaw retired Bonilla on a double play grounder to end the inning. Franco then set down the Expos in order in the bottom half.
The Mets loaded the bases with one out in the top of the tenth. For Montreal, Bryan Eversgerd relieved Shaw to face pinch-hitter Hundley. Todd knocked out a grand slam to put the Mets four runs ahead. Mike Remlinger then held the Expos scoreless in the bottom of the inning, nailing down the Mets' victory to avoid being swept in the series.