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Mets 11, Yankees 2
Jose Reyes (7) celebrates his three-run homer on Sunday. (Kathy Willens/AP)
The Mets were robbed in the fourth inning by an overruled call that turned a three-run Carlos Delgado homer into a foul ball, but none of that mattered to Oliver Perez, who went 7 2/3 innings for his biggest win of the season. Jose Reyes hit his second homer in as many games.
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Series at a glance:
  • Fri. 05/16: PPD
  • Sat. 05/17: NYM 7, NYY 4
  • Sun. 05/18: NYM 11, NYY 2
NYM
NY Mets (22-19)
Won 2
NY Mets 11, NY Yankees 2   NYY
NY Yankees (20-24)
Lost 3
May 18, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Mets
0 0 0 4 0 1 0 6 0   11 9 0
NY Yankees
0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   2 3 1
Standings thru 5/18/08  |  Recap: NYM | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Mets stats  |  Yankees stats
NY MetsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Reyes, SS5123003.267
Anderson, LF4100001.214
  Chavez, LF1000000.174
Wright, 3B5220000.283
Beltran, CF4100111.252
Church, RF4312102.307
Alou, DH3013000.341
Delgado, 1B3111100.230
Schneider, C4111012.304
Castillo, 2B3111100.263
Totals3611911429 

BATTING
2B: Reyes (9, Wang), Wright (14, Wang).
HR: Church (9, 6th inning off Wang, 0 on, 0 out), Reyes (4, 8th inning off Ohlendorf, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Reyes 6; Wright 3; Church 4; Alou; Delgado; Schneider; Castillo.
RBI: Church 2 (32), Alou 3 (7), Delgado (19), Schneider (14), Castillo (10), Reyes 3 (18).
2-out RBI: Schneider; Castillo; Reyes 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Reyes 2.
SF: Alou.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
DP: (Perez-Reyes-Delgado).

 
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, LF4000011.250
Abreu, RF4000011.280
Jeter, SS3110101.314
Matsui, DH4112001.304
Giambi, 1B1000100.191
Cano, 2B3000003.204
Cabrera, CF4000003.255
Gonzalez, 3B3000002.237
Molina, C3010020.207
Totals292322412 

BATTING
2B: Molina (9, Perez).
HR: Matsui (6, 4th inning off Perez, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Jeter; Matsui 4; Molina 2.
RBI: Matsui 2 (20).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Matsui; Gonzalez 2; Jeter.
GIDP: Cano.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Cano (1, 2nd base off Perez/Schneider), Jeter (1, 2nd base off Perez/Schneider).

FIELDING
E: Gonzalez (1, fielding).

 
NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Perez (W, 4-3)7.23222414.25
Smith 0.10000002.55
Schoeneweis 1.00000001.38
 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wang (L, 6-2)7.26773113.51
Ohlendorf 0.13441016.00
Veras 1.00000101.59

WP: Perez.
IBB: Church (by Wang), Delgado (by Ohlendorf).
HBP: Cano (by Perez), Giambi (by Perez), Giambi (by Schoeneweis).
Pitches-strikes: Perez 109-68, Smith 5-3, Schoeneweis 13-7, Wang 104-66, Ohlendorf 17-9, Veras 10-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Perez 10-9, Smith 1-0, Schoeneweis 2-1, Wang 17-5, Ohlendorf 1-0, Veras 0-2.
Batters faced: Perez 29, Smith 1, Schoeneweis 4, Wang 33, Ohlendorf 5, Veras 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Ohlendorf 1-1.
EjectionsNew York Mets Bench Coach Jerry Manuel ejected by HP umpire Bob Davidson. (4th).
Umpires: HP: Bob Davidson. 1B: Alfonso Marquez. 2B: Andy Fletcher. 3B: Mike Reilly.
Weather: 59 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:58.
Att: 55,012.

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