Atlanta 6, NY Mets 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
NY Mets 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 7 2
Atlanta 1 0 0 1 0 0 4 0 X 6 10 1
WP: R. Ortiz (16-9) S: J. Smoltz (44)
LP: A. Heilman (1-4)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: NY Mets
-M. Piazza doubled to deep left, J. Reyes and K. Matsui scored
Bot 1st: Atlanta
-J. Estrada singled to right center, R. Furcal scored, M. Giles to second
Bot 4th: Atlanta
-A. LaRoche homered to deep right center
Bot 7th: Atlanta
-A. Jones doubled to deep left center, D. Wise scored
-J. Franco singled to right, A. Jones scored, C. Thomas to third
-M. Giles tripled to deep center, J. Franco and R. Furcal scored
Top 8th: NY Mets
-V. Diaz homered to deep left
 NY Mets
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Reyes 2b 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 .256
K. Matsui ss 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 .271
D. Wright 3b 3 0 1 0 1 0 2 .290
M. Piazza 1b 3 0 2 2 1 0 0 .265
    T. Zeile 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .234
E. Valent lf 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .262
V. Diaz rf 4 1 1 1 0 0 7 .308
J. Phillips c 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .220
G. Williams cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .242
A. Heilman p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Stanton p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
    R. Bottalico p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Brazell ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .300
 Totals 31 3 7 3 3 3 16  
 Batting
2B - M Piazza 2 (21, R Ortiz 2).
HR - V Diaz (3, 8th inning off A Alfonseca 0 on, 1 Out).
S - A Heilman 2.
RBI - M Piazza 2 (54), V Diaz (7).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Phillips 2, V Diaz 2, J Reyes 2.
GIDP - V Diaz.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - J Reyes (16, 2nd base off R Ortiz/J Estrada).
 
 Fielding
E - D Wright (11, ground ball); A Heilman (2, throw).
DP - 2 (J Reyes-K Matsui-A Heilman, J Reyes-K Matsui-M Piazza).
 Atlanta
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Furcal ss 5 2 1 0 0 1 4 .281
M. Giles 2b 4 0 2 2 0 1 2 .308
J.D. Drew rf 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .308
J. Estrada c 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .313
A. LaRoche 1b 2 1 1 1 1 0 2 .276
    D. Wise pr-cf 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .221
A. Jones cf 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 .264
    A. Alfonseca p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    E. Marrero ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .311
    J. Smoltz p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
C. Thomas lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .281
W. Betemit 3b 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167
    C. Jones ph-3b 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 .247
R. Ortiz p 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .102
    J. Franco ph-1b 2 1 1 1 0 0 3 .305
 Totals 34 6 10 6 3 6 20  
 Batting
2B - A Jones (34, A Heilman); D Wise (9, M Stanton).
3B - M Giles (1, M Stanton).
HR - A Laroche (12, 4th inning off A Heilman 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Estrada (75), A LaRoche (43), A Jones (91), J Franco (56), M Giles 2 (46).
2-out RBI - M Giles 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Estrada 1, R Furcal 2.
GIDP - A LaRoche, J Drew.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - R Furcal (28, 2nd base off A Heilman/J Phillips).
 
 Fielding
E - M Giles (12, catch).
DP - 1 (W Betemit-M Giles-A LaRoche).
 NY Mets
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Heilman (L, 1-4) 6.1 7 6 6 1 5 1 5.46
M. Stanton 0.2 2 0 0 1 0 0 3.20
R. Bottalico 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.38
 Atlanta
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Ortiz (W, 16-9) 7.0 6 2 2 3 2 0 4.13
A. Alfonseca 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 1 2.62
J. Smoltz (S, 44) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.80
IBB - E Valent (by R Ortiz).
HBP - K Matsui (by R Ortiz); J Phillips (by R Ortiz).
Pitches-strikes - A Heilman 97-66; M Stanton 12-8; R Bottalico 19-11; R Ortiz 108-63; A Alfonseca 11-9; J Smoltz 11-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - A Heilman 11-4; M Stanton 2-0; R Bottalico 1-1; R Ortiz 11-8; A Alfonseca 1-2; J Smoltz 2-0.
Batters faced - A Heilman 27; M Stanton 5; R Bottalico 5; R Ortiz 31; A Alfonseca 4; J Smoltz 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Kevin Kelley. 1B--Larry Vanover. 2B--Paul Nauert. 3B--Randy Marsh.
Time: 2:45.
Attendance: 22,000.
Weather: 71 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, right to left.

Updated on Thursday, Sep 30, 2004 10:55 am ET

 
 Top Performers
 NY Mets
M. Piazza M. Piazza
2-3
2 RBI
 Atlanta
M. Giles M. Giles
2-4
2 RBI