NY Mets 4, St. Louis 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap - Series Breakdown

(83-78)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 7 1
NY Mets 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 X 4 10 0
WP: J. Maine (1-0)
LP: C. Carpenter (0-1)
(97-65)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: NY Mets
- J. Reyes homered to deep right
- R. Belliard homered to deep right
Bot 4th: NY Mets
- S. Green singled to center, C. Beltran scored, D. Wright to second
Bot 7th: NY Mets
- P. Lo Duca singled to center, M. Tucker and J. Reyes scored
Top 9th: St. Louis
- S. Taguchi doubled to left, S. Rolen and J. Encarnacion scored
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
D. Eckstein ss 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 .217
S. Spiezio lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .250
A. Pujols 1b 3 0 2 0 1 1 0 .350
J. Edmonds cf 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .211
J. Encarnacion rf 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 .222
S. Rolen 3b 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .235
R. Belliard 2b 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .227
Y. Molina c 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 .316
C. Carpenter p 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
    C. Duncan ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .125
    B. Looper p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Johnson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Taguchi ph 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 1.000
 Totals 32 2 7 2 4 6 20  
 Batting
2B - S Rolen (1, B Wagner); S Taguchi (1, B Wagner).
RBI - S Taguchi 2 (3).
2-out RBI - S Taguchi 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Rolen 2, J Encarnacion 1, D Eckstein 1.
GIDP - S Rolen, C Duncan.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - D Eckstein (3, 2nd base off J Maine/P Lo Duca).
 
 Fielding
E - S Rolen (1, ground ball).
DP - 1 (R Belliard-D Eckstein-A Pujols).
 NY Mets
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
J. Reyes ss 4 2 3 1 0 0 1 .333
P. Lo Duca c 4 0 1 2 0 0 1 .240
C. Beltran cf 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .304
C. Delgado 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .318
D. Wright 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .143
S. Green rf 3 0 2 1 0 1 0 .350
J. Valentin 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .238
E. Chavez lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .174
J. Maine p 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 .000
    C. Bradford p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    G. Mota p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Tucker ph 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .500
    A. Heilman p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Wagner p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 34 4 10 4 0 4 14  
 Batting
HR - J Reyes (1, 1st inning off C Carpenter 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - J Reyes (2), S Green (2), P Lo Duca 2 (3).
2-out RBI - P Lo Duca 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E Chavez 2, C Delgado 1, P Lo Duca 1, C Beltran 1.
GIDP - J Valentin.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - J Reyes 2 (2, 2nd base off C Carpenter/Y Molina, 2nd base off B Looper/Y Molina), M Tucker (1, 2nd base off B Looper/Y Molina).
 
 Fielding
DP - 2 (J Reyes-J Valentin-C Delgado, J Valentin-J Reyes-C Delgado).
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
C. Carpenter (L, 0-1) 6.0 7 2 2 0 4 1 5.73
B. Looper 0.2 3 2 2 0 0 0 5.79
T. Johnson 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.45
 NY Mets
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
J. Maine (W, 1-0) 5.1 2 0 0 4 5 0 2.89
C. Bradford (H, 1) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
G. Mota (H, 2) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.15
A. Heilman 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
B. Wagner 1.0 3 2 2 0 0 0 16.88
IBB - A Pujols (by J Maine).
HBP - J Encarnacion (by J Maine); S Green (by T Johnson).
Pitches-strikes - C Carpenter 76-52; B Looper 17-10; T Johnson 22-11; J Maine 98-54; C Bradford 14-10; G Mota 4-3; A Heilman 12-9; B Wagner 24-17.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Carpenter 9-5; B Looper 1-1; T Johnson 3-1; J Maine 4-7; C Bradford 2-1; G Mota 2-0; A Heilman 1-1; B Wagner 2-1.
Batters faced - C Carpenter 24; B Looper 5; T Johnson 6; J Maine 23; C Bradford 3; G Mota 1; A Heilman 4; B Wagner 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Gary Darling. 1B--Tim Welke. 2B--Jim Joyce. 3B--Jerry Layne. LF--Fieldin Culbreth. RF--Jeff Kellogg.
Time: 2:56.
Attendance: 56,334.
Weather: 69 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUN BY NEW YORK SHORTSTOP JOSE REYES LED OFF THE BOTTOM OF THE FIRST INNING.

Updated on Thursday, Oct 19, 2006 4:35 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 St. Louis
S. Taguchi S. Taguchi
1-1
2 RBI
 NY Mets
J. Reyes J. Reyes
3-4, 1 HR
1 RBI