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

(68-57)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
NY Mets 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 0
Pittsburgh 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 X 5 9 0
WP: S. Burnett (1-1) S: J. Grabow (4)
LP: P. Feliciano (2-3)
(56-69)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: NY Mets
- C. Beltran hit sacrifice fly to center, A. Reyes scored
Top 4th: NY Mets
- C. Delgado grounded out to first, D. Wright scored, C. Beltran to third
Bot 6th: Pittsburgh
- A. LaRoche homered to deep right, R. Doumit scored
Bot 8th: Pittsburgh
- S. Pearce singled to left, A. LaRoche scored, J. Michaels to third, A. LaRoche to second
- J. Wilson doubled to left, J. Michaels and A. LaRoche scored, S. Pearce to third
 NY Mets
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Reyes 2b 5 1 1 0 0 0 3 .275
N. Evans lf 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .260
    D. Murphy ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .429
    P. Feliciano p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    D. Sanchez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Smith p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
D. Wright 3b 3 1 1 0 1 1 2 .292
C. Beltran cf 2 0 1 1 1 1 2 .273
C. Delgado 1b 4 0 0 1 0 1 5 .255
F. Tatis rf 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 .294
D. Easley ss 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 .262
R. Castro c 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .261
J. Maine p 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .111
    B. Stokes p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .667
    S. Schoeneweis p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    E. Chavez ph-lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .271
    R. Cancel ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .233
 Totals 29 2 6 2 7 4 16  
 Batting
2B - N Evans 2 (8, P Maholm 2); C Beltran (32, P Maholm).
SF - C Beltran.
RBI - C Beltran (83), C Delgado (79).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Delgado 4, A Reyes 1.
GIDP - D Easley 2.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (A Reyes-C Delgado).
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
N. McLouth cf 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 .275
F. Sanchez 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .253
    T. Yates p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Burnett p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
    L. Rivas ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .226
    J. Grabow p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
R. Doumit c 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .323
A. LaRoche 1b 3 2 2 2 1 1 0 .268
J. Michaels lf 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 .242
A. LaRoche 3b 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 .196
S. Pearce rf 3 0 1 1 1 0 2 .222
J. Wilson ss 4 0 2 2 0 0 2 .288
P. Maholm p 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .113
    C. Gomez ph-2b 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 .294
 Totals 31 5 9 5 6 4 16  
 Batting
2B - Ja Wilson (15, D Sanchez).
HR - A Laroche (16, 6th inning off B Stokes 1 on, 0 Out).
S - P Maholm.
RBI - Ad LaRoche 2 (54), S Pearce (6), Ja Wilson 2 (18).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - L Rivas 2, Ja Wilson 1.
GIDP - F Sanchez.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
DP - 3 (F Sanchez-Ja Wilson-R Doumit, F Sanchez-Ja Wilson-Ad LaRoche, Ja Wilson-F Sanchez-Ad LaRoche).
 NY Mets
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Maine 5.0 2 0 0 4 3 0 3.82
B. Stokes (BS, 1) 1.1 3 2 2 0 0 1 4.50
S. Schoeneweis 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.04
P. Feliciano (L, 2-3) 0.1 1 1 1 0 0 0 3.74
D. Sanchez 0.0 3 2 2 1 0 0 4.11
J. Smith 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 4.20
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
P. Maholm 7.0 5 2 2 3 4 0 3.64
T. Yates 0.2 1 0 0 2 0 0 5.18
S. Burnett (W, 1-1) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.10
J. Grabow (S, 4) 1.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2.98
IBB - An LaRoche (by D Sanchez), N McLouth (by J Smith).
Pitches-strikes - J Maine 96-59; B Stokes 30-19; S Schoeneweis 9-6; P Feliciano 5-2; D Sanchez 9-4; J Smith 16-8; P Maholm 96-56; T Yates 24-11; S Burnett 3-2; J Grabow 22-11.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Maine 7-5; B Stokes 3-1; S Schoeneweis 0-2; P Feliciano 0-1; D Sanchez 0-0; J Smith 1-0; P Maholm 11-5; T Yates 0-2; S Burnett 0-1; J Grabow 2-1.
Batters faced - J Maine 20; B Stokes 7; S Schoeneweis 2; P Feliciano 2; D Sanchez 4; J Smith 3; P Maholm 26; T Yates 5; S Burnett 1; J Grabow 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--C.B. Bucknor. 1B--Joe West. 2B--Ed Rapuano. 3B--Ed Hickox.
Ejections: NY METS' Manuel by West (3rd).
Time: 2:50.
Attendance: 19,066.
Weather: 79 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 5 mph, right to left.
Game Notes
NEW YORK MANAGER JERRY MANUEL WAS EJECTED BY FIRST BASE UMPIRE JOE WEST IN THE TOP OF THE THIRD INNING AFTER ARGUING A CALL AT FIRST BASE.
NEW YORK THIRD BASEMAN DAVID WRIGHT EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 12 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE FOURTH INNING.

Updated on Monday, Aug 18, 2008 4:14 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 NY Mets
N. Evans Nick Evans
2-3
 Pittsburgh
A. LaRoche Adam LaRoche
2-3, 1 HR
2 RBI