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Wally Joyner from the Chronology
May 2, 1998 - In an 8-7 loss to the Padres Marlin's P Eric Ludwick tries to block a ball off the bat of Wally Joyner and fractures his wrist of his throwing arm. Ludwick will miss three months. Joyner has 3 hits in the game.
Jul 21, 1997 - At Miami Wally Joyner is 3-for-4 with two walks to lead the Padres to a 10-2 gaffing of the Florida Marlins. Joyner singles doubles triples scores twice and swipes two bases including home on the back end of a double steal. The Marlins finally turn to John Cangelosi who becomes the first position player to pitch for the Marlins. The outfielder walks one in a scoreless ninth inning and retires Joyner on a fly ball. Cangelosi also pitched two scoreless innings for Pittsburgh against Los Angeles in 1988 and one scoreless inning for Houston against Chicago in 1995. Tony Gwynn is 1-for-5 and finishes the four-game series 2-for-17 dropping his average to .385.
Jun 30, 1997 - At Oakland Tony Gwynn Chris Jones and Greg Vaughn all hit three-run home runs as San Diego pounds Oakland 15-6. Gwynn and Vaughn have 4 RBIs apiece as the Padres bat around twice. 1B Wally Joyner strokes 5 hits for the Pods.
Jun 23, 1997 - Steve Finley cracks three homers and Wally Joyner adds two more as the visiting Padres beat the San Francisco Giants 11-6. Jim Bruske gets his first major league win allowing three hits in five scoreless innings of relief.
Jul 27, 1996 - The Padres pound the Marlins 20-12 scoring 6 runs in the 6th inning and 9 in the 8th. Wally Joyner leads the way with 5 ribbies while John Flaherty hits a grand slam. The Padres are the 6th club to score 20 runs in a game; the last time that happened was 1929.
Jun 2, 1996 - In Philadelphia the Phils edge the Padres 9-8 in 12 innings when Ricky Otero singles home the winner with two outs. Mark Whiten drives in 5 runs for the winners on 2 homers. The first place Padres suffer a blow when Wally Joyner fractured left thumb sliding in the 4th inning. He will be out of action for six weeks.
Apr 3, 1996 - The San Diego Padres beat the Chicago Cubs‚ 7-5‚ with Joey Hamilton lasting five innings to notch his first win of the year and his first hit in three seasons. Hamilton had been 0-for-57 at the plate‚ one of the worst offensive starts in ML history. Tony Gwynn is 4-for-4‚ while Caminiti has 4 RBIs‚ 3 on a HR. Brad Ausmus‚ Wally Joyner‚ Scott Servais and Sammy Sosa all hit homers. Frank Castillo is the loser.
Apr 11, 1990 - California's Mark Langston and Mike Witt combine to no-hit the Mariners 1-0 for the first combined no-hitter in the major leagues since 1976. It is Langston's first start for the Angels since signing as a free agent in the off-season. 1B Wally Joyner makes an error in the 5th when he overthrows Langston on Pete O'Brien's grounder. O'Brien tries for 2B not realizing that C Lance Parrish baked up the play and has the ball. He's thrown out.
Jun 28, 1987 - In California's 13-3 rout of the White Sox Geroge Hendrick pinch hits and homers then goes out to play LF. Ruppert Jones then pinch hits for Hendrick and homers then plays LF. The two pinch homers ties the ML mark. Wally Joyner adds a pair of homers for the Haloes.
Jun 16, 1986 - Rangers knuckleballer Charlie Hough allows just one hit against the Angels but loses 2-1. With 2 outs to go for a no-hitter George Wright drops Jack Howell's ?y ball for an error. A single by Wally Joyner ties the score and passed ball by Orlando Mercado sends him to 2B. An intentional walk follows and the with the runners moving on a 3-2 pitch the batter strikes out but the ball eludes Mercado. Hough fails to cover the plate as Joyner scores.