Game 4 from Jack Murphy has the Padres starting LaMarr Hoyt (16-8 3.47 Grade 11Z) versus Sid Fernandez (9-9 2.80 Grade 10XY).
The Mets again would start out of the gate quick scoring 2 runs in the 2nd. Darryl Strawberry hits another homer and then Fernandez helps himself with an RBI single. Gary Carter would add a run in the 3rd with a solo homer to deep left off Hoyt. In the 5th the Mets would bust the game open with 4 runs. Carter would double in a run, Lenny Dykstra would single in 2, the big hits in the inning.
Seven runs was more than enough for Fernandez who tosses a 3 hit shutout striking out 6. Mets tie the series up at 2 with pivotal Game 5 coming from San Diego.
Final Score: Mets 7, Padres 0
WP: Sid Fernandez (1-0)
LP: LaMarr Hoyt (0-1)
HR’s: Darryl Strawberry (3), Gary Carter (1)