Houston 5, NY Mets 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(52-51)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
NY Mets 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 5 0
Houston 1 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 X 5 8 1
WP: W. Rodriguez (6-4) S: B. Lidge (25)
LP: K. Benson (7-4)
(56-47)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Houston
- C. Biggio homered to deep left
Bot 3rd: Houston
- L. Berkman homered to deep center, W. Taveras scored
Top 6th: NY Mets
- D. Wright hit sacrifice fly to right center, C. Beltran scored
- M. Piazza singled to center, C. Floyd scored
Bot 6th: Houston
- M. Ensberg homered to deep left, L. Berkman scored
 NY Mets
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Reyes ss 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .277
M. Cameron rf 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .264
C. Beltran cf 3 1 1 0 1 0 2 .265
C. Floyd lf 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 .276
D. Wright 3b 3 0 0 1 0 0 5 .296
M. Piazza c 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .264
C. Woodward 1b 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .291
    M. Anderson ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .292
M. Cairo 2b 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .274
K. Benson p 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 .200
    J. Santiago p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Offerman ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .242
    J. Padilla p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 31 2 5 2 2 6 13  
 Batting
2B - M Cairo (11, W Rodriguez).
SF - D Wright.
RBI - D Wright (55), M Piazza (46).
2-out RBI - M Piazza.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Wright 2, J Reyes 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - C Beltran (6, 3rd base off W Rodriguez/H Quintero), C Floyd (10, 2nd base off W Rodriguez/H Quintero), M Cameron (10, 2nd base off C Qualls/H Quintero).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - C Floyd (A Everett at Home).
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
W. Taveras cf 4 1 2 0 0 1 0 .297
C. Biggio 2b 4 1 1 1 0 2 1 .276
L. Berkman 1b 3 2 1 2 1 1 0 .312
M. Ensberg 3b 4 1 1 2 0 0 0 .285
J. Lane rf 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .248
A. Everett ss 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 .244
C. Burke lf 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .246
H. Quintero c 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .152
    B. Ausmus c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .249
W. Rodriguez p 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .136
    O. Palmeiro ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .324
    C. Qualls p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Lidge p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 31 5 8 5 3 7 7  
 Batting
2B - J Lane (24, K Benson).
HR - C Biggio (17, 1st inning off K Benson 0 on, 1 Out), L Berkman (12, 3rd inning off K Benson 1 on, 2 Out), M Ensberg (27, 6th inning off K Benson 1 on, 0 Out).
RBI - C Biggio (46), L Berkman 2 (46), M Ensberg 2 (76).
2-out RBI - L Berkman 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Biggio 1, H Quintero 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - W Taveras 2 (27, 2nd base off K Benson/M Piazza 2), A Everett (15, 2nd base off K Benson/M Piazza).
 
 Fielding
E - H Quintero (1, throw).
 NY Mets
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Benson (L, 7-4) 5.1 6 5 5 3 6 3 3.40
J. Santiago 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
J. Padilla 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
W. Rodriguez (W, 6-4) 6.0 4 2 2 2 3 0 5.90
C. Qualls (H, 12) 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.62
B. Lidge (S, 25) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.51
HBP - C Floyd (by W Rodriguez).
Pitches-strikes - K Benson 100-64; J Santiago 5-4; J Padilla 23-16; W Rodriguez 93-58; C Qualls 29-17; B Lidge 11-8.
Ground balls-fly balls - K Benson 6-4; J Santiago 0-1; J Padilla 4-1; W Rodriguez 8-7; C Qualls 3-2; B Lidge 1-0.
Batters faced - K Benson 25; J Santiago 2; J Padilla 7; W Rodriguez 25; C Qualls 7; B Lidge 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Andy Fletcher. 1B--Rob Drake. 2B--Bob Davidson. 3B--Paul Schrieber.
Time: 2:30.
Attendance: 42,659.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
NEW YORK'S JOSE REYES EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 12 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE FIRST INNING.

Updated on Saturday, Jul 30, 2005 5:25 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 NY Mets
M. Piazza M. Piazza
1-4
1 RBI
 Houston
L. Berkman L. Berkman
1-3, 1 HR
2 RBI