NY Mets 4, Chi Cubs 3, 11 innings
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
Chi Cubs 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 7 1
NY Mets 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 4 6 0
WP: J. Seo (5-10)
LP: K. Mercker (3-1)
 Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Chi Cubs
-T. Walker homered to deep right, N. Garciaparra scored
Top 8th: Chi Cubs
-M. Alou walked, M. Prior scored, D. Lee to third, A. Ramirez to second
Bot 9th: NY Mets
-V. Diaz homered to deep right, E. Valent and J. Phillips scored
Bot 11th: NY Mets
-C. Brazell homered to deep right
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Patterson cf 5 0 0 0 0 3 2 .272
D. Lee 1b 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 .287
A. Ramirez 3b 4 0 2 0 1 0 1 .323
M. Alou lf 2 0 0 1 3 1 1 .286
S. Sosa rf 5 0 0 0 0 4 8 .251
    M. Wuertz p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    K. Mercker p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
N. Garciaparra ss 3 1 1 0 1 0 3 .310
    R. Dempster p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    L. Hawkins p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Murray rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
T. Walker 2b 4 1 2 2 0 0 1 .275
    J. Macias pr-2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .261
P. Bako c 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .205
    M. Barrett ph-c 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .300
M. Prior p 3 1 1 0 0 2 0 .152
    N. Perez ss 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .253
 Totals 37 3 7 3 8 11 20  
 Batting
2B - M Barrett (32, J Seo).
HR - T Walker (14, 2nd inning off A Heilman 1 on, 0 Out).
RBI - T Walker 2 (46), M Alou (99).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - N Garciaparra 2, S Sosa 2, N Perez 1.
GIDP - M Alou, P Bako, S Sosa.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
E - A Ramirez (10, throw).
 NY Mets
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Williams cf 5 0 0 0 0 3 5 .241
K. Matsui ss 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .274
    W. Delgado ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .260
D. Wright 3b 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 .293
M. Piazza 1b 5 0 1 0 0 0 2 .265
    J. Seo p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .156
R. Hidalgo rf 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .239
    M. Stanton p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
    B. Fortunato p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    H. Bell p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Zeile ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .236
    R. Bottalico p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Brazell 1b 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .300
E. Valent lf 3 1 1 0 1 1 1 .263
J. Phillips c 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 .218
J. Keppinger 2b 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .286
A. Heilman p 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
    J. Reyes ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .258
    T. Yates p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .091
    V. Diaz rf 2 1 2 3 0 0 0 .348
 Totals 36 4 6 4 4 8 17  
 Batting
2B - E Valent (14, M Prior).
HR - V Diaz (2, 9th inning off L Hawkins 2 on, 2 Out), C Brazell (1, 11th inning off K Mercker 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - V Diaz 3 (6), C Brazell (3).
2-out RBI - V Diaz 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Piazza 1, W Delgado 2.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
DP - 3 (K Matsui-J Keppinger-M Piazza, A Heilman-W Delgado-M Piazza, W Delgado-J Keppinger-M Piazza).
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Prior 7.2 4 0 0 2 5 0 4.27
R. Dempster 0.2 0 2 2 2 1 0 4.08
L. Hawkins 0.2 1 1 1 0 1 1 2.59
M. Wuertz 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.74
K. Mercker (L, 3-1) 0.0 1 1 1 0 0 1 2.31
 NY Mets
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Heilman 5.0 3 2 2 4 5 1 4.57
T. Yates 1.1 0 0 0 0 2 0 6.45
M. Stanton 1.0 1 1 1 0 2 0 3.33
B. Fortunato 0.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 4.12
H. Bell 1.2 1 0 0 1 2 0 4.34
R. Bottalico 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3.46
J. Seo (W, 5-10) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.90
HBP - J Phillips (by M Prior).
Pitches-strikes - M Prior 109-71; R Dempster 18-8; L Hawkins 14-9; M Wuertz 10-6; K Mercker 4-3; A Heilman 78-45; T Yates 18-11; M Stanton 21-15; B Fortunato 8-0; H Bell 27-16; R Bottalico 13-7; J Seo 12-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - M Prior 4-14; R Dempster 1-0; L Hawkins 0-1; M Wuertz 0-2; K Mercker 0-0; A Heilman 7-3; T Yates 1-1; M Stanton 1-0; B Fortunato 0-0; H Bell 2-1; R Bottalico 2-1; J Seo 1-2.
Batters faced - M Prior 30; R Dempster 4; L Hawkins 3; M Wuertz 3; K Mercker 1; A Heilman 20; T Yates 4; M Stanton 4; B Fortunato 2; H Bell 7; R Bottalico 4; J Seo 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Ron Kulpa. 1B--Bill Miller. 2B--Brian Gorman. 3B--Dale Scott.
Time: 3:22.
Attendance: 34,284.
Weather: 73 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, out to left.
Game Notes
NEW YORK SHORTSTOP KAZUO MATSUI LEFT THE GAME AFTER THREE INNINGS WITH AN UNDISCLOSED INJURY.

Updated on Saturday, Sep 25, 2004 5:40 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Chi Cubs
T. Walker T. Walker
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 NY Mets
V. Diaz V. Diaz
2-2, 1 HR
3 RBI