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Mets take NL East lead
Mets 11, Marlins 3
Jose Reyes and Moises Alou scored on Carlos Delgado's double in the third. (Lynne Sladky/AP)
Riding the powerful wave of a 16-hit attack and a 10-strikeout night for Orlando Hernandez, the Mets have edged to a half-game lead over the Braves in the National League East. Every New York starter got a hit, with David Wright extending his streak to 26, and Ramon Castro, Carlos Beltran and Jose Valentin going yard.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 19, 2007
NYM
NY Mets (10-4)
Won 3
NY Mets 11, Florida 3   FLA
Florida (6-9)
Lost 5
April 19, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Mets
1 0 6 1 0 0 1 0 2   11 16 2
Florida
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1   3 4 0
Standings thru 4/19/07  |  Gameday  |  Mets Stats  |  Marlins Stats
NY MetsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Reyes, SS4210223.356
Beltran, CF6242013.351
Alou, LF4121112.367
  Easley, 3B1000011.000
Delgado, 1B5112023.220
Wright, 3B3110221.327
  Burgos, P0000000.000
  Wagner, P0000000.000
Green, RF5222003.321
Castro, C5123011.357
Valentin, 2B4121110.298
Hernandez, P4010011.273
  Chavez, LF1000000.300
Totals4211161161218 

BATTING
2B: Beltran 2 (5, Vanden Hurk, Owens), Delgado (3, Vanden Hurk), Green 2 (6, Vanden Hurk, Gardner).
3B: Reyes (4, Vanden Hurk).
HR: Castro (2, 3rd inning off Vanden Hurk, 1 on, 2 out), Beltran (4, 4th inning off Vanden Hurk, 0 on, 2 out), Valentin (1, 9th inning off Owens, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Reyes 3; Beltran 9; Alou 2; Delgado 2; Wright; Green 4; Castro 5; Valentin 5; Hernandez.
RBI: Alou (8), Delgado 2 (10), Green 2 (7), Castro 3 (6), Beltran 2 (17), Valentin (7).
2-out RBI: Delgado 2; Green 2; Castro 3; Beltran 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Alou; Reyes 2; Green; Easley.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
E: Wright (2, throw), Easley (1, fielding).

 
FloridaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ramirez, SS4110030.362
Uggla, 2B3110010.237
  Owens, P0000000.000
Cabrera, 3B0000000.333
  Boone, 3B3010021.267
Jacobs, 1B2001101.300
  b-Wood, PH1100000.111
Willingham, LF2000212.245
Borchard, RF4000034.255
Olivo, C4011011.229
Amezaga, CF-2B4000012.235
Vanden Hurk, P1000010.333
  Pinto, P1000010.000
  Gardner, P0000000.000
  Tankersley, P0000000.000
  a-Reed, PH-CF2000012.000
Totals3134231513 

a-Flied out for Tankersley in the 8th. b-Reached on error for Jacobs in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Boone (1, Hernandez).
TB: Ramirez; Uggla; Boone 2; Olivo.
RBI: Jacobs (7), Olivo (7).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Borchard; Willingham; Reed.
S: Cabrera.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Willingham (1, 2nd base off Hernandez/Castro), Ramirez (5, 2nd base off Hernandez/Castro).

FIELDING
DP: (Jacobs).

 
NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hernandez (W, 2-1)7.032121003.24
Burgos 1.00000203.68
Wagner 1.01101300.00
 
FloridaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Vanden Hurk (L, 0-1)4.07882629.00
Pinto 2.02001302.08
Gardner 1.03111103.00
Tankersley 1.02001003.00
Owens 1.02221212.00

HBP: Uggla (by Burgos).
Pitches-strikes: Hernandez 103-63, Burgos 18-10, Wagner 23-17, Vanden Hurk 92-59, Pinto 34-20, Gardner 27-18, Tankersley 15-8, Owens 25-13.
Ground outs-fly outs: Hernandez 6-5, Burgos 0-1, Wagner 0-0, Vanden Hurk 2-4, Pinto 3-0, Gardner 1-1, Tankersley 1-2, Owens 1-0.
Batters faced: Hernandez 26, Burgos 4, Wagner 6, Vanden Hurk 21, Pinto 9, Gardner 7, Tankersley 5, Owens 6.
Umpires: HP: Laz Diaz. 1B: John Hirschbeck. 2B: Bill Welke. 3B: Rob Drake.
Weather: 79 degrees, clear.
Wind: 15 mph, L to R.
T: 3:01.
Att: 18,115.

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