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Kirk Rueter from the Chronology
Oct 2, 2001 - San Francisco keeps its NL West hopes alive with a 4-1 win over Houston. Bonds is homerless as Kirk Rueter throws 6+ strong innings. The slumping Astros drop into a tie for the NL Central with St. Louis 5-1 winners over Milwaukee.
Jul 15, 1997 - Visiting San Francisco scores 13 runs in the 7th inning to coast to a 16-2 win over the Padres. The Giants send 19 men to the plate in the 7th and face 80 pitches in the 52-minute inning. They score seven runs before J.T. Snow grounds out for the first out. Five Giants score two runs each including starting pitcher Kirk Rueter (6-4). The only player not to score is Snow who Ks with the bases loaded for the second out. Stan Javier goes to bat 3 times.
May 10, 1997 - In San Francisco the Cubs pull off the first triple play in the majors this year taking advantage of the infield-fly rule and the wind at San Francisco to turn an odd one against the Giants. With 2 on Stan Javier lofts a fly into shallow center field and umpire Bob Davidson waits before calling an infield fly rule. Three Cubs lunge for the ball before it bounces off center fielder Brian McRae's glove and hits the ground for the first out. Kirk Rueter tries for third but McRae's throw beats him. Hamilton tries for second but 3B Jose Hernandez's throw to Ryne Sandberg nabs him to complete the triple play. The Giants will win the game however 4-2.