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Mets denied sweep
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Phillies 5, Mets 4
Starter Mike Pelfrey yielded four runs on 10 hits over five innings. (H. Rumph, Jr./AP)
Trailing by four runs, the Mets evened it up with a four-run sixth inning on clutch RBI hits from Luis Castillo, Carlos Beltran and Ryan Church, but could not complete a three-game sweep of the rival Phillies.
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Series at a glance:
NYM
NY Mets (10-7)
Lost 1
Philadelphia 5, NY Mets 4   PHI
Philadelphia (9-10)
Won 1
April 20, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Mets
0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0   4 9 0
Philadelphia
1 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 X   5 12 0
Standings thru 4/20/08  |  Recap: NYM | PHI  |  Gameday  |  Mets stats  |  Phillies stats
NY MetsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Reyes, SS5120010.299
Castillo, 2B5111012.226
Wright, 3B3120202.359
Beltran, CF5112025.237
Delgado, 1B4000002.200
Church, RF4011011.338
Casanova, C3020100.250
Chavez, LF3000003.154
  b-Pagan, PH-LF1000001.311
Pelfrey, P2000010.000
  a-Anderson, PH1000012.071
  Sosa, P0000000.000
  Feliciano, P0000000.000
  Smith, P0000000.000
  c-Easley, PH0000100.280
Totals364944718 

a-Struck out for Pelfrey in the 6th. b-Popped out for Chavez in the 8th. c-Walked for Smith in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Wright (10, Eaton), Casanova (1, Romero).
3B: Reyes (2, Eaton).
TB: Reyes 4; Castillo; Wright 3; Beltran; Church; Casanova 3.
RBI: Castillo (2), Beltran 2 (9), Church (11).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Church; Anderson; Beltran 2; Pagan.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Wright (3, 2nd base off Romero/Coste), Beltran (2, 2nd base off Durbin, C/Coste).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Chavez (Burrell at 2nd base).
DP: (Reyes-Castillo-Delgado).

 
PhiladelphiaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Werth, CF5110011.268
Dobbs, 3B3110001.320
  b-Feliz, PH-3B1111000.217
Utley, 2B3234100.351
Howard, 1B4010013.186
Burrell, LF3010111.339
  1-Taguchi, PR-LF0000000.286
Jenkins, RF4020002.246
Coste, C4010014.385
  Lidge, P0000000.000
Bruntlett, SS4010001.186
Eaton, P1000102.000
  Durbin, C, P0000000.000
  a-Bohn, PH1000010.000
  Romero, P0000000.000
  c-Ruiz, PH-C1000000.208
Totals3451253515 

a-Struck out for Durbin, C in the 6th. b-Homered for Dobbs in the 7th. c-Grounded out for Romero in the 8th.
1-Ran for Burrell in the 7th.

BATTING
HR: Utley 2 (8, 1st inning off Pelfrey, 0 on, 2 out; 5th inning off Pelfrey, 2 on, 0 out), Feliz (3, 7th inning off Feliciano, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Werth; Dobbs; Feliz 4; Utley 9; Howard; Burrell; Jenkins 2; Coste; Bruntlett.
RBI: Utley 4 (17), Feliz (8).
2-out RBI: Utley.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Howard; Eaton; Coste.
GIDP: Bruntlett.
Team LOB: 8.

 
NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Pelfrey 5.010442223.18
Sosa 1.00000104.63
Feliciano (L, 0-1)0.22111112.08
Smith 1.10000101.86
 
PhiladelphiaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Eaton 5.06441404.74
Durbin, C (BS, 1)1.01001100.64
Romero (W, 1-0)2.01001100.00
Lidge (S, 3)1.01001100.00

Eaton pitched to 4 batters in the 6th.

Pitches-strikes: Pelfrey 98-57, Sosa 13-8, Feliciano 18-9, Smith 17-12, Eaton 93-56, Durbin, C 22-12, Romero 31-19, Lidge 20-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: Pelfrey 6-6, Sosa 0-2, Feliciano 0-1, Smith 2-1, Eaton 9-2, Durbin, C 0-2, Romero 1-4, Lidge 1-1.
Batters faced: Pelfrey 25, Sosa 3, Feliciano 5, Smith 4, Eaton 22, Durbin, C 5, Romero 8, Lidge 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Smith 2-0, Durbin, C 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Greg Gibson. 1B: Chris Guccione. 2B: Brian Runge. 3B: Charlie Reliford.
Weather: 63 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 15 mph, R to L.
T: 3:13.
Att: 45,173.

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