NY Mets 5, Pittsburgh 1
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  Final 6 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
NY Mets 1 0 0 1 3 0       5 7 0
Pittsburgh 0 0 1 0 0       X 1 5 1
WP: J. Niese (8-5)
LP: J. McDonald (2-3)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: NY Mets
- C. Carter struck out swinging, J. Reyes scored advancing on throw, A. Pagan to third advancing on throw
Bot 3rd: Pittsburgh
- N. Walker singled to shallow left, A. McCutchen scored
Top 4th: NY Mets
- R. Tejada hit sacrifice fly to left center, I. Davis scored
Top 5th: NY Mets
- D. Wright homered to deep left center, A. Pagan and C. Beltran scored
 NY Mets
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Reyes ss 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .291
A. Pagan lf 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .298
C. Beltran cf 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .221
C. Carter rf 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 .270
D. Wright 3b 3 1 1 3 1 0 1 0 2 .294
I. Davis 1b 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .244
J. Thole c 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .292
R. Tejada 2b 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .174
J. Niese p 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 .146
 Totals 22 5 7 4 1 5 4 0 13  
 Batting
2B - J Reyes (25, J McDonald); A Pagan (24, J McDonald); I Davis (22, J McDonald).
HR - D Wright (19, 5th inning off J McDonald 2 on, 1 Out).
SF - R Tejada.
RBI - D Wright 3 (81), R Tejada (7).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Reyes 1, D Wright 1, J Niese 2.
Team LOB - 8.
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
A. McCutchen cf 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .284
J. Tabata lf 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .299
N. Walker 2b 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 .297
G. Jones 1b 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .252
P. Alvarez 3b 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .238
R. Doumit rf 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .248
R. Cedeno ss 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .246
C. Snyder c 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .224
J. McDonald p 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .000
    A. LaRoche ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222
    D. McCutchen p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .091
 Totals 18 1 5 1 0 1 5 0 9  
 Batting
2B - A McCutchen 2 (24, J Niese 2); J Tabata (16, J Niese).
S - J Tabata 2.
RBI - N Walker (35).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - N Walker 1, G Jones 1, J McDonald 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
E - P Alvarez (9, field).
 NY Mets
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Niese (W, 8-5) 5.0 5 1 1 1 5 0 1.33 3.33  
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. McDonald (L, 2-3) 5.0 6 5 5 5 4 1 1.48 5.04  
D. McCutchen 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.66 6.65  
WP - J McDonald.
Pitches-strikes - J Niese 83-57; J McDonald 104-55; D McCutchen 6-2.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Niese 6-3; J McDonald 4-7; D McCutchen 0-0.
Batters faced - J Niese 21; J McDonald 27; D McCutchen 1.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Adrian Johnson. 1B--Tim McClelland. 2B--D.J. Reyburn. 3B--Andy Fletcher.

Updated on Sunday, Aug 22, 2010 4:38 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 NY Mets
D. Wright David Wright
1-3, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Pittsburgh
A. McCutchen Andrew McCutchen
2-3