NY Mets 18, Chi Cubs 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(67-70)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
NY Mets 0 2 0 0 5 0 1 5 5 18 21 0
Chi Cubs 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 5 10 1
WP: J. Niese (9-7)
LP: R. Dempster (12-10)
(59-78)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Chi Cubs
- A. Ramirez singled to shallow left, J. Baker scored, M. Byrd to second
Top 2nd: NY Mets
- R. Tejada hit sacrifice fly to right, L. Duda scored, J. Thole to third
- J. Niese singled to shallow left, J. Thole scored
Bot 3rd: Chi Cubs
- A. Ramirez homered to deep left center, M. Byrd scored
Bot 4th: Chi Cubs
- G. Soto hit sacrifice fly to deep center, T. Colvin scored
Top 5th: NY Mets
- C. Beltran singled to shallow center, A. Pagan scored, L. Hernandez to second
- I. Davis singled to shallow right, L. Hernandez scored, C. Beltran to second
- R. Tejada singled to shallow center, C. Beltran and I. Davis scored, M. Hessman to second
- J. Niese singled to shallow center, M. Hessman scored, R. Tejada to third
Top 7th: NY Mets
- R. Tejada homered to deep center
Bot 7th: Chi Cubs
- G. Soto homered to deep left
Top 8th: NY Mets
- I. Davis homered to deep left, C. Beltran scored
- J. Arias singled to shallow left, M. Hessman scored, J. Thole to second
- A. Pagan doubled to left, J. Thole and J. Arias scored
Top 9th: NY Mets
- R. Tejada walked, I. Davis scored, N. Evans to third, J. Thole to second
- C. Carter singled to shallow right, N. Evans and J. Thole scored, R. Tejada to third
- L. Hernandez singled to shallow right, C. Carter scored, A. Pagan to second
 NY Mets
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
A. Pagan rf 6 1 2 3 0 1 0 0 2 .296
L. Hernandez 2b 7 1 3 1 0 0 1 1 3 .350
C. Beltran cf 4 2 2 1 0 3 0 1 2 .231
I. Davis 1b 6 3 4 3 1 0 1 0 3 .256
M. Hessman 3b 4 2 1 0 0 2 2 0 4 .146
L. Duda lf 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 .059
    N. Evans ph-lf 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 .200
J. Thole c 5 3 2 0 0 1 1 0 6 .288
R. Tejada ss 4 2 2 5 1 1 0 0 2 .193
J. Niese p 4 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 .163
    E. Dessens p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    P. Feliciano p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Arias ph 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .222
    B. Parnell p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Carter ph 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .261
    M. Acosta p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 47 18 21 18 2 9 8 2 30  
 Batting
2B - A Pagan (28, J Russell); I Davis (27, S Maine); M Hessman (2, J Russell); J Thole (5, R Dempster).
HR - I Davis (17, 8th inning off J Russell 1 on, 0 Out), R Tejada (1, 7th inning off M Mateo 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - R Tejada.
RBI - A Pagan 3 (60), L Hernandez (4), C Beltran (17), I Davis 3 (61), R Tejada 5 (13), J Niese 2 (3), J Arias (3), C Carter 2 (19).
2-out RBI - A Pagan 3, L Hernandez, R Tejada 3, J Niese, J Arias, C Carter 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Pagan 1, L Hernandez 1, C Beltran 1, M Hessman 2, J Thole 2.
GIDP - L Hernandez.
Team LOB - 12.
 Base Running
SB - L Hernandez (1, 3rd base off R Dempster/G Soto), C Beltran (3, 2nd base off R Dempster/G Soto).
 
 Fielding
DP - 4 (M Hessman-L Hernandez-I Davis, M Hessman-L Hernandez-I Davis, I Davis-R Tejada, I Davis-R Tejada).
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Baker 2b 3 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .261
    B. DeWitt ph-2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .271
S. Castro ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 .317
M. Byrd cf 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .305
A. Ramirez 3b 4 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 .243
    K. Hill 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222
X. Nady 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .262
A. Soriano lf 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .262
T. Colvin rf 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .255
G. Soto c 2 1 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 .284
R. Dempster p 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .157
    S. Maine p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Mateo p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    D. Barney ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
    J. Russell p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Diamond p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Marshall p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Hoffpauir ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
 Totals 32 5 10 5 2 3 5 0 10  
 Batting
3B - T Colvin (4, J Niese).
HR - A Ramirez (22, 3rd inning off J Niese 1 on, 2 Out), G Soto (16, 7th inning off J Niese 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - G Soto.
RBI - A Ramirez 3 (73), G Soto 2 (50).
2-out RBI - A Ramirez 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Colvin 1.
GIDP - S Castro 2, X Nady.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
Picked Off - S Castro (1st base, R Tejada).
 
 Fielding
E - T Colvin (6, field).
DP - 1 (J Baker-S Castro-X Nady).
 NY Mets
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Niese (W, 9-7) 6.0 8 5 5 3 4 2 1.39 3.85  
E. Dessens (H, 6) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.26 2.27  
P. Feliciano (H, 14) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.72 3.02  
B. Parnell 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.36 2.51  
M. Acosta 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.27 3.30  
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
R. Dempster (L, 12-10) 4.2 9 7 3 4 5 0 1.32 3.76  
S. Maine 1.1 2 0 0 1 1 0 1.71 1.93  
M. Mateo 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 1 1.94 10.32  
J. Russell 0.2 5 5 5 1 0 1 1.48 5.48  
T. Diamond 1.0 4 5 5 3 2 0 1.80 7.89  
S. Marshall 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.19 2.88  
WP - J Russell.
IBB - M Hessman (by S Maine).
HBP - B DeWitt (by P Feliciano).
Pitches-strikes - J Niese 106-70; E Dessens 5-4; P Feliciano 7-6; B Parnell 14-8; M Acosta 9-7; R Dempster 105-63; S Maine 29-19; M Mateo 11-7; J Russell 28-20; T Diamond 51-31; S Marshall 2-1.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Niese 6-10; E Dessens 0-1; P Feliciano 1-0; B Parnell 4-0; M Acosta 1-1; R Dempster 5-6; S Maine 3-2; M Mateo 1-2; J Russell 0-5; T Diamond 1-0; S Marshall 0-1.
Batters faced - J Niese 26; E Dessens 1; P Feliciano 2; B Parnell 5; M Acosta 3; R Dempster 27; S Maine 7; M Mateo 4; J Russell 8; T Diamond 10; S Marshall 1.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tony Randazzo. 1B--Paul Nauert. 2B--Brian Gorman. 3B--Ted Barrett.

Updated on Monday, Sep 6, 2010 3:10 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 NY Mets
I. Davis Ike Davis
4-6, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Chi Cubs
A. Ramirez Aramis Ramirez
2-4, 1 HR
3 RBI