On September 26, 1998 — The hot Giants rip the Rockies, 8 – 4, to stay tied with the Cubs for the wild card. Orel Hershiser wins his 11th, despite allowing eight hits in 5+ innings. One of the hits is Larry Walker’s 23rd homer, and he adds another two hits to run his average to .362.


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