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Mets unable to finish sweep
Phillies 5, Mets 3
Starter Jeremi Gonzalez settled down after allowing three first-inning runs. (Kathy Willens/AP)
Once again, the Mets stormed back from an earlier deficit, as Jose Reyes tied the game with a three-run long ball in the second inning. However, the hosts weren't able to come back a second time as they dropped the finale. Jeremi Gonzalez allowed three runs in the first, then tossed five shutout innings to keep New York in it.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: May 25, 2006
PHI
Philadelphia (24-22)
Won 1
Philadelphia 5, NY Mets 3   NYM
NY Mets (28-18)
Lost 1
May 25, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Philadelphia
3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0   5 9 0
NY Mets
0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   3 8 0
Standings thru 5/25/06  |  Gameday  |  Phillies Stats  |  Mets Stats
PhiladelphiaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Victorino, CF4110103.349
Utley, 2B5241000.328
Abreu, RF3112213.276
Burrell, LF3000213.281
Roberson, LF0000000.083
Howard, 1B4122004.295
Rollins, SS4000004.237
Bell, 3B2000200.266
Ruiz, C3010000.156
Myers, P2000010.045
a-Dellucci, PH1000011.231
Rhodes, P0000000.000
Gordon, P0000000.000
Totals315957418 

a-Struck out for Myers in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Utley (13, Feliciano).
HR: Abreu (6, 1st inning off Gonzalez, J, 1 on, 1 out), Howard (15, 1st inning off Gonzalez, J, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Victorino; Utley 5; Abreu 4; Howard 5; Ruiz.
RBI: Abreu 2 (33), Howard 2 (38), Utley (30).
2-out RBI: Howard.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Howard; Victorino 3; Rollins 2.
S: Myers; Ruiz.
GIDP: Rollins.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Utley (5, 2nd base off Gonzalez, J/Lo Duca).
CS: Abreu (2, 2nd base by Bell/Lo Duca).

FIELDING
Pickoffs: Ruiz (Floyd at 2nd base).

 
NY MetsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Reyes, SS5133001.254
Lo Duca, C5010003.293
Beltran, CF5000033.259
Delgado, 1B2000200.271
Wright, 3B4000033.315
Floyd, LF3120111.221
Nady, RF3120100.285
Matsui, 2B4000014.219
Gonzalez, J, P1000000.000
a-Valentin, PH1000000.231
Feliciano, P0000000.000
Bell, P0000000.000
b-Chavez, PH0000100.288
Totals333835815 

a-Flied out for Gonzalez, J in the 6th. b-Walked for Bell in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Reyes (9, Myers), Floyd (7, Myers).
HR: Reyes (5, 2nd inning off Myers, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Reyes 7; Lo Duca; Floyd 3; Nady 2.
RBI: Reyes 3 (25).
2-out RBI: Reyes 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wright; Beltran 2; Matsui.
S: Gonzalez, J.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
PO: Floyd (2nd base by Ruiz).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Matsui-Reyes, Matsui-Reyes-Delgado).

 
PhiladelphiaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Myers (W, 3-2)7.08332612.86
Rhodes (H, 11)0.20001104.41
Gordon (S, 14)1.10002101.35
 
NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Gonzalez, J 6.07333127.71
Feliciano (L, 1-1)0.11221102.40
Bell 2.21003205.79

WP: Myers, Gordon.
Pitches-strikes: Myers 119-75, Rhodes 17-10, Gordon 25-11, Gonzalez, J 90-56, Feliciano 17-9, Bell 42-25.
Ground outs-fly outs: Myers 8-6, Rhodes 1-0, Gordon 3-0, Gonzalez, J 4-13, Feliciano 0-0, Bell 5-0.
Batters faced: Myers 30, Rhodes 3, Gordon 6, Gonzalez, J 27, Feliciano 3, Bell 10.
Inherited runners-scored: Gordon 1-0, Bell 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Andy Fletcher. 1B: Mike Reilly. 2B: Jeff Kellogg. 3B: Jerry Meals.
Weather: 80 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:58.
Att: 51,365.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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