NY Mets 9, Washington 7
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
NY Mets 2 0 4 1 0 1 0 1 0 9 10 1
Washington 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 2 7 14 0
WP: B. Knight (1-0) S: L. Ayala (8)
LP: S. Martis (0-3)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: NY Mets
- J. Reyes homered to deep right center
- C. Delgado homered to deep center
Bot 2nd: Washington
- K. Casto doubled to deep right center, L. Milledge scored
Top 3rd: NY Mets
- D. Murphy tripled to center, J. Reyes scored
- C. Delgado singled to right, D. Murphy scored
- C. Beltran homered to deep right, C. Delgado scored
Top 4th: NY Mets
- J. Reyes singled to right, B. Schneider scored
Bot 4th: Washington
- E. Bonifacio singled to right, E. Dukes scored, K. Casto to second
Top 6th: NY Mets
- M. Anderson grounded into double play second to first to shortstop, A. Reyes scored, B. Schneider out at second
Bot 6th: Washington
- A. Gonzalez singled to center, E. Bonifacio scored
Bot 7th: Washington
- E. Dukes homered to deep left, C. Guzman scored
Top 8th: NY Mets
- C. Beltran homered to deep left center
Bot 9th: Washington
- W. Nieves singled to center, E. Dukes and L. Milledge scored
 NY Mets
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Reyes ss 4 2 2 2 1 0 1 .299
D. Murphy lf 5 1 2 1 0 1 0 .362
    E. Chavez lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .271
D. Wright 3b 5 0 0 0 0 2 4 .296
C. Delgado 1b 4 2 2 2 1 1 2 .265
C. Beltran cf 3 2 2 3 1 0 1 .282
R. Church rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .285
A. Reyes 2b 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 .225
    J. Smith p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    P. Feliciano p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    L. Ayala p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
B. Schneider c 4 1 2 0 0 1 0 .262
B. Knight p 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
    M. Anderson ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .214
    R. Rincon p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Stokes p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .667
    A. Heilman p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Schoeneweis p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    L. Castillo 2b 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .252
 Totals 34 9 10 8 4 8 11  
 Batting
2B - B Schneider (10, J Bergmann).
3B - D Murphy (2, S Martis).
HR - J Reyes (15, 1st inning off S Martis 0 on, 0 Out), C Delgado (36, 1st inning off S Martis 0 on, 2 Out), C Beltran 2 (26, 3rd inning off S Martis 1 on, 1 Out, 8th inning off C Manning 0 on, 0 Out).
S - B Knight.
RBI - J Reyes 2 (61), C Delgado 2 (106), D Murphy (14), C Beltran 3 (106).
2-out RBI - C Delgado.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Delgado 1, D Wright 1.
GIDP - R Church, M Anderson.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
SB - J Reyes (51, 2nd base off S Martis/W Nieves).
 
 Fielding
E - D Wright (14, throw).
Outfield assists - C Beltran (K Casto at 2nd base).
DP - 2 (C Beltran-A Reyes, J Reyes-A Reyes-C Delgado).
 Washington
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
W. Harris lf 3 0 1 0 2 1 2 .250
C. Guzman ss 5 1 2 0 0 1 3 .315
R. Zimmerman 3b 4 0 0 0 1 2 5 .281
L. Milledge cf 5 2 1 0 0 0 3 .267
E. Dukes rf 3 3 1 2 2 1 3 .272
K. Casto 1b 3 0 2 1 1 1 0 .223
    A. Hernandez ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .321
E. Bonifacio 2b 5 1 2 1 0 1 4 .245
W. Nieves c 5 0 3 2 0 0 0 .263
S. Martis p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    P. Orr ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .234
    J. Bergmann p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Langerhans ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .231
    L. Speigner p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    A. Gonzalez ph 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .429
    C. Manning p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    A. Boone ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .254
    G. Mock p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    L. Montz ph 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .083
    R. Bernadina ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .145
 Totals 39 7 14 7 6 9 24  
 Batting
2B - K Casto (9, B Knight); W Nieves (9, A Heilman).
HR - E Dukes (13, 7th inning off B Stokes 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - K Casto (14), E Bonifacio (10), A Gonzalez (5), E Dukes 2 (44), W Nieves 2 (18).
2-out RBI - E Bonifacio, A Gonzalez, E Dukes 2, W Nieves 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Langerhans 2, R Zimmerman 1, E Dukes 1, E Bonifacio 1.
GIDP - L Milledge.
Team LOB - 11.
 Base Running
CS - A Gonzalez (1, 3rd base by R Rincon/B Schneider).
 
 Fielding
DP - 2 (E Bonifacio-C Guzman-K Casto, E Bonifacio-K Casto-C Guzman).
 NY Mets
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Knight (W, 1-0) 5.0 6 2 2 4 5 0 5.25
R. Rincon 1.0 2 1 1 1 1 0 3.86
B. Stokes 1.0 3 2 2 0 1 1 3.62
A. Heilman 0.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 5.38
S. Schoeneweis (H, 15) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.04
J. Smith (H, 18) 0.1 0 2 0 1 0 0 3.47
P. Feliciano (H, 21) 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.03
L. Ayala (S, 8) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.45
 Washington
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
S. Martis (L, 0-3) 3.0 5 6 6 2 4 3 6.23
J. Bergmann 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 5.28
L. Speigner 2.0 1 1 1 1 0 0 5.06
C. Manning 2.0 1 1 1 0 3 1 5.35
G. Mock 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 4.21
WP - R Rincon, B Stokes.
HBP - A Reyes (by L Speigner).
Pitches-strikes - B Knight 98-59; R Rincon 19-10; B Stokes 22-15; A Heilman 10-5; S Schoeneweis 6-5; J Smith 10-5; P Feliciano 8-7; L Ayala 5-3; S Martis 71-38; J Bergmann 15-10; L Speigner 30-19; C Manning 20-14; G Mock 18-12.
Ground balls-fly balls - B Knight 5-4; R Rincon 1-0; B Stokes 0-2; A Heilman 0-0; S Schoeneweis 0-1; J Smith 0-1; P Feliciano 2-0; L Ayala 0-0; S Martis 2-3; J Bergmann 2-1; L Speigner 6-0; C Manning 2-1; G Mock 0-2.
Batters faced - B Knight 23; R Rincon 5; B Stokes 6; A Heilman 2; S Schoeneweis 2; J Smith 3; P Feliciano 3; L Ayala 1; S Martis 16; J Bergmann 5; L Speigner 7; C Manning 7; G Mock 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Wally Bell. 1B--Paul Schrieber. 2B--Laz Diaz. 3B--Kerwin Danley.
Time: 3:13.
Attendance: 25,019.
Weather: 73 degrees, clear.
Wind: 6 mph, in from left.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUN BY NEW YORK'S JOSE REYES LED OFF THE GAME.

Updated on Wednesday, Sep 17, 2008 10:29 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 NY Mets
C. Beltran Carlos Beltran
2-3, 2 HR
3 RBI
 Washington
W. Nieves Wil Nieves
3-5
2 RBI