Houston 5, NY Mets 4, 10 innings
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(58-52)
  Final 10 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
NY Mets 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 8 0
Houston 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 1 5 8 2
WP: J. Valverde (5-3)
LP: A. Heilman (1-6)
(52-57)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: NY Mets
- D. Easley homered to deep left, D. Murphy scored
Top 3rd: NY Mets
- C. Beltran doubled to deep right, J. Reyes scored
- C. Delgado flied out to deep center, C. Beltran scored
Bot 4th: Houston
- C. Lee singled to center, K. Matsui scored, L. Berkman to third
Bot 8th: Houston
- K. Matsui homered to deep left
Bot 9th: Houston
- G. Blum singled to left, M. Loretta and H. Pence scored, D. Newhan to second
Bot 10th: Houston
- D. Erstad hit sacrifice fly to left, L. Berkman scored
 NY Mets
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Reyes ss 5 1 2 0 0 1 2 .306
C. Beltran cf 4 1 1 1 1 0 1 .265
D. Wright 3b 5 0 0 0 0 1 2 .287
C. Delgado 1b 3 0 1 1 1 2 1 .263
F. Tatis rf-lf 5 0 1 0 0 2 3 .314
D. Murphy lf 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .250
    S. Schoeneweis p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Smith p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Wagner p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    A. Reyes ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .295
    A. Heilman p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    P. Feliciano p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
D. Easley 2b 3 1 2 2 1 0 0 .283
R. Castro c 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .272
    B. Schneider c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
J. Santana p 2 0 0 0 1 2 1 .170
    D. Sanchez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    E. Chavez rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .266
 Totals 37 4 8 4 4 11 13  
 Batting
2B - C Beltran (25, R Oswalt); C Delgado (23, R Oswalt).
HR - D Easley (5, 2nd inning off R Oswalt 1 on, 1 Out).
SF - C Delgado.
RBI - D Easley 2 (32), C Beltran (73), C Delgado (70).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - F Tatis 2, J Reyes 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - J Reyes (36, 2nd base off L Hawkins/B Ausmus).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - D Murphy (H Pence at 2nd base).
DP - 1 (D Murphy-D Easley).
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
K. Matsui 2b 5 2 2 1 0 1 2 .284
M. Tejada ss 5 0 1 0 0 0 3 .282
L. Berkman 1b 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 .340
C. Lee lf 5 0 2 1 0 0 1 .303
M. Loretta 3b 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .277
    J. Valverde p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Bourn ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .233
H. Pence rf 3 1 1 0 2 1 3 .274
D. Erstad cf 3 0 0 1 0 1 7 .267
B. Ausmus c 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .239
    D. Newhan pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .226
    H. Quintero c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
R. Oswalt p 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .200
    T. Byrdak p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
    L. Hawkins p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Wigginton ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .263
    G. Geary p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    G. Blum ph-3b 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 .225
 Totals 35 5 8 5 5 6 24  
 Batting
2B - M Loretta (12, B Wagner).
3B - K Matsui (2, J Santana).
HR - K Matsui (4, 8th inning off S Schoeneweis 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - D Erstad.
RBI - C Lee (89), K Matsui (25), G Blum 2 (30), D Erstad (17).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Erstad 2, M Tejada 1.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
E - M Loretta (4, throw); B Ausmus (3, throw).
 NY Mets
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Santana 6.1 3 1 1 2 3 0 2.86
D. Sanchez (H, 16) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.83
S. Schoeneweis (H, 12) 0.2 1 1 1 0 0 1 3.19
J. Smith (H, 9) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.83
B. Wagner (BS, 7) 1.0 3 2 2 1 2 0 2.30
A. Heilman (L, 1-6) 0.0 1 1 1 1 0 0 5.25
P. Feliciano 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.89
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Oswalt 6.0 6 4 4 3 7 1 4.74
T. Byrdak 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.72
L. Hawkins 0.2 0 0 0 1 2 0 0.00
G. Geary 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.55
J. Valverde (W, 5-3) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 4.47
IBB - C Delgado (by L Hawkins), H Pence (by P Feliciano).
HBP - L Berkman (by J Santana); D Erstad (by J Santana).
Pitches-strikes - J Santana 103-68; D Sanchez 6-3; S Schoeneweis 13-11; J Smith 1-1; B Wagner 23-13; A Heilman 9-4; P Feliciano 15-7; R Oswalt 100-70; T Byrdak 11-9; L Hawkins 16-8; G Geary 19-13; J Valverde 15-12.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Santana 6-10; D Sanchez 0-1; S Schoeneweis 2-0; J Smith 1-0; B Wagner 0-1; A Heilman 0-0; P Feliciano 0-1; R Oswalt 7-4; T Byrdak 0-1; L Hawkins 0-0; G Geary 5-1; J Valverde 0-1.
Batters faced - J Santana 26; D Sanchez 1; S Schoeneweis 3; J Smith 1; B Wagner 7; A Heilman 2; P Feliciano 3; R Oswalt 27; T Byrdak 2; L Hawkins 3; G Geary 6; J Valverde 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tim Welke. 1B--Chuck Meriwether. 2B--Bill Welke. 3B--Chris Guccione.
Time: 3:26.
Attendance: 39,152.
Weather: INDOORS

Updated on Saturday, Aug 2, 2008 10:50 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 NY Mets
D. Easley Damion Easley
2-3, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Houston
K. Matsui Kazuo Matsui
2-5, 1 HR
1 RBI