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Valentin hits two homers
Mets 11, Rockies 3
Jose Valentin had his first multi-homer game since Aug. 9, 2004. (David Zalubowski/AP)
David Wright had gone 28 games without a home run. Jose Valentin hadn't had a multi-homer game in two years. Both players ended their power outages on Wednesday night as the Mets won their fourth in a row. Dave Williams pitched seven innings to notch his second win as a Met.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: August 30, 2006
NYM
NY Mets (82-49)
Won 4
NY Mets 11, Colorado 3   COL
Colorado (61-71)
Lost 2
August 30, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Mets
5 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 0   11 12 0
Colorado
0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0   3 10 2
Standings thru 8/30/06  |  Gameday  |  Mets Stats  |  Rockies Stats
NY MetsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Reyes, SS5010015.298
Lo Duca, C4221010.317
Beltran, CF4211131.287
Delgado, 1B2211201.268
  a-Franco, PH-1B1010000.277
Wright, 3B5125012.299
Green, RF5000012.281
Valentin, 2B4222100.285
Tucker, LF3100211.219
Williams, P2120200.167
  Hernandez, R, P0000000.000
  b-Woodward, PH1000001.225
  Mota, P0000000.000
Totals361112108813 

a-Singled for Delgado in the 8th. b-Grounded out for Hernandez, R in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Lo Duca (31, Fogg).
HR: Wright (23, 1st inning off Fogg, 3 on, 1 out), Valentin 2 (14, 1st inning off Fogg, 0 on, 2 out; 3rd inning off Ramirez, 0 on, 0 out), Delgado (34, 6th inning off Affeldt, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Reyes; Lo Duca 3; Beltran; Delgado 4; Franco; Wright 5; Valentin 8; Williams 2.
RBI: Wright 5 (101), Valentin 2 (51), Beltran (111), Lo Duca (41), Delgado (96).
2-out RBI: Valentin; Wright; Delgado.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Reyes.
SF: Lo Duca.
GIDP: Green.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Wright-Valentin-Delgado, Williams-Valentin-Delgado).

 
ColoradoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Matsui, 2B4011011.237
  Martin, P0000000.000
  Fuentes, P0000000.000
Helton, 1B4020011.300
Atkins, 3B3020101.315
Holliday, LF4110004.328
Spilborghs, RF4010013.271
Torrealba, C4011013.261
Tulowitzki, T, SS4000031.000
Freeman, CF4110001.248
Fogg, P0000000.073
  Ramirez, P0000000.500
  a-Barmes, PH1000000.226
  Affeldt, P0000000.000
  b-Carroll, PH-2B2110000.290
Totals3431021715 

a-Grounded out for Ramirez in the 5th. b-Singled for Affeldt in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Holliday (38, Williams).
3B: Torrealba (3, Williams).
TB: Matsui; Helton 2; Atkins 2; Holliday 2; Spilborghs; Torrealba 3; Freeman; Carroll.
RBI: Torrealba (42), Matsui (8).
2-out RBI: Matsui.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Freeman; Helton.
S: Ramirez.
GIDP: Holliday; Torrealba.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Spilborghs (1, fielding), Freeman (1, fielding).
DP: (Helton-Tulowitzki, T-Ramirez).

 
NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Williams (W, 4-3)7.09331506.10
Hernandez, R 1.01000102.87
Mota 1.00000105.56
 
ColoradoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Fogg (L, 9-9)1.15883125.36
Ramirez 3.25222113.21
Affeldt 2.01112415.51
Martin 1.01000204.38
Fuentes 1.00001003.21

WP: Williams, Ramirez.
Pitches-strikes: Williams 98-67, Hernandez, R 13-9, Mota 12-10, Fogg 41-20, Ramirez 76-44, Affeldt 41-22, Martin 14-9, Fuentes 12-5.
Ground outs-fly outs: Williams 8-8, Hernandez, R 0-2, Mota 2-0, Fogg 1-2, Ramirez 5-4, Affeldt 1-1, Martin 1-0, Fuentes 2-1.
Batters faced: Williams 29, Hernandez, R 4, Mota 3, Fogg 12, Ramirez 16, Affeldt 9, Martin 4, Fuentes 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Ramirez 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Bill Welke. 1B: Marty Foster. 2B: Tim McClelland. 3B: Fieldin Culbreth.
Weather: 86 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:37.
Att: 22,945.

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