The partisan crowd cheered every San Diego out from the 7th inning on. He walked 4 San Diego batters. What an evening for the fans. They were on the edge of their seats from the 7th inning on. With every out, the electricity in the air mounted. After the 4th inning, neither team was able to score.
The loss was charged to Eric Show(14-12). 'Not in my wildest dreams did I think this would happen!' Gooden said as he stood at home plate to salute the fans. 'Once I got into the later innings, I decided to challenge every hitter, and that turned out to be the right decision!'