NY Mets 8, Chi Cubs 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(18-20)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi Cubs 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0
NY Mets 0 1 1 2 0 0 3 1 X 8 12 1
WP: J. Sosa (3-0)
LP: R. Hill (4-3)
(25-14)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: NY Mets
- C. Gomez singled to right, P. Lo Duca scored, S. Green to third
Bot 3rd: NY Mets
- D. Wright hit sacrifice fly to center, D. Easley scored
Bot 4th: NY Mets
- D. Easley homered to deep left, J. Reyes scored
Bot 7th: NY Mets
- D. Wright doubled to deep left, C. Beltran scored, C. Delgado to third
- P. Lo Duca hit sacrifice fly to center, C. Delgado scored
- C. Gomez doubled to left, D. Wright scored
Top 8th: Chi Cubs
- C. Floyd singled to right, C. Izturis scored
Bot 8th: NY Mets
- C. Delgado grounded into fielder's choice, R. Gotay scored, D. Easley out at second
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Theriot 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .302
C. Floyd rf 3 0 1 1 1 1 1 .296
A. Soriano lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .292
A. Ramirez 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .257
D. Ward 1b 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .308
M. Barrett c 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .256
J. Jones cf 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .264
C. Izturis ss 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 .281
R. Hill p 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .059
    N. Cotts p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    A. Pagan ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .385
    B. Howry p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 29 1 2 1 3 6 6  
 Batting
S - R Hill.
RBI - C Floyd (15).
2-out RBI - C Floyd.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Floyd 1, J Jones 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 NY Mets
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Reyes ss 5 1 2 0 0 1 1 .337
    R. Gotay pr-ss 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .158
D. Easley 2b 4 2 2 2 1 2 1 .286
C. Beltran cf 4 1 1 0 1 0 1 .305
C. Delgado 1b 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 .217
D. Wright 3b 4 1 2 2 0 1 3 .275
P. Lo Duca c 2 1 1 1 1 0 2 .288
S. Green rf 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .322
C. Gomez lf 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 .444
J. Sosa p 3 0 0 0 1 1 3 .143
    J. Smith p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Wagner p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 34 8 12 8 5 7 16  
 Batting
2B - D Wright (10, N Cotts); C Gomez (2, N Cotts).
HR - D Easley (6, 4th inning off R Hill 1 on, 2 Out).
SF - P Lo Duca , D Wright.
RBI - C Gomez 2 (2), D Wright 2 (19), D Easley 2 (13), P Lo Duca (14), C Delgado (19).
2-out RBI - C Gomez 2, D Easley 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Green 3, J Sosa 2.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - C Beltran (6, 3rd base off R Hill/M Barrett), C Delgado (1, 2nd base off R Hill/M Barrett), D Wright (8, 2nd base off R Hill/M Barrett).
 
 Fielding
E - D Easley (3, throw).
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Hill (L, 4-3) 6.0 7 4 4 4 6 1 2.91
N. Cotts 1.0 3 3 3 1 0 0 3.31
B. Howry 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 4.58
 NY Mets
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Sosa (W, 3-0) 7.0 1 1 1 3 5 0 2.25
J. Smith 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.47
B. Wagner 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.53
IBB - P Lo Duca (by R Hill).
Pitches-strikes - R Hill 113-66; N Cotts 25-14; B Howry 22-19; J Sosa 104-63; J Smith 22-14; B Wagner 12-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Hill 5-7; N Cotts 1-2; B Howry 1-1; J Sosa 8-8; J Smith 2-0; B Wagner 1-2.
Batters faced - R Hill 29; N Cotts 7; B Howry 5; J Sosa 26; J Smith 4; B Wagner 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Chad Fairchild. 1B--Eric Cooper. 2B--Mike Reilly. 3B--Jeff Kellogg.
Time: 2:36. (Plus rain delay totaling 187 minutes in the 1st).
Attendance: 37,483.
Weather: 65 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, out to left.
Game Notes
THE START OF THE GAME IS BEING DELAYED DUE TO RAIN.
NEW YORK SHORTSTOP JOSE REYES LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE EIGHTH INNING WITH AN APPARENT LEG INJURY.
NEW YORK SHORTSTOP JOSE REYES LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE EIGHTH INNING DUE TO A TIGHT LEFT HAMSTRING.

Updated on Thursday, May 17, 2007 1:00 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Chi Cubs
C. Floyd C. Floyd
1-3
1 RBI
 NY Mets
D. Easley D. Easley
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI