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Mets dropped in 14
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Cardinals 10, Mets 8
Jose Reyes slides in safely with a double in the second inning. (Julie Jacobson/AP)
Fernando Tatis crushed a game-tying homer in the ninth, but the Mets couldn't finish the deal, falling five frames later on a two-run homer by Albert Pujols. Carlos Delgado did all he could in the loss, hammering two long balls.
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Series at a glance:
STL
St. Louis (58-48)
Won 1
St. Louis 10, NY Mets 8   NYM
NY Mets (56-48)
Lost 1
July 26, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   R   H   E 
St. Louis
4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2   10 21 0
NY Mets
2 0 2 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   8 16 0
Standings thru 7/26/08  |  Recap: STL | NYM  |  Gameday  |  Cardinals stats  |  Mets stats
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Schumaker, LF7360010.302
Ludwick, RF5210224.291
Pujols, 1B8353014.351
Ankiel, CF7131016.282
Glaus, 3B7122126.279
Molina, C6012113.301
Miles, 2B6022102.324
Pineiro, P2000012.063
  a-Kennedy, PH1000002.267
  Isringhausen, P1000012.000
  Villone, P0000000.000
  Springer, P0000000.000
  b-Mather, PH1000002.235
  McClellan, P0000000.000
  Franklin, P0000000.000
  c-Ryan, PH1000000.243
  Jimenez, K, P0000000.000
  d-Looper, PH1000010.316
  Thompson, P0000000.167
Izturis, SS7010012.222
Totals6010211051235 

a-Grounded out for Pineiro in the 5th. b-Popped out for Springer in the 8th. c-Grounded out for Franklin in the 11th. d-Struck out for Jimenez, K in the 13th.

BATTING
2B: Miles (11, Smith), Ankiel (21, Sanchez).
HR: Pujols (19, 14th inning off Heilman, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Schumaker 6; Ludwick; Pujols 8; Ankiel 4; Glaus 2; Molina; Miles 3; Izturis.
RBI: Ankiel (59), Glaus 2 (69), Molina 2 (36), Miles 2 (25), Pujols 3 (59).
2-out RBI: Glaus; Molina; Miles; Pujols 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Izturis; Glaus 4; Kennedy; Isringhausen 2; Mather; Molina.
S: Schumaker.
SF: Molina.
GIDP: Pujols.
Team LOB: 17.

FIELDING
DP: (Franklin-Izturis-Pujols).

 
NY MetsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Reyes, J, SS8241011.300
Chavez, RF8121002.269
Wright, 3B6121211.290
Delgado, 1B6223124.262
Beltran, CF4110312.264
Tatis, LF5132204.306
Cancel, R, C5000004.214
  Schneider, C1000100.247
Reyes, A, 2B7010023.297
Knight, P2000012.000
  a-Evans, PH1000011.225
  Muniz, P0000000.000
  Feliciano, P0000000.000
  Smith, P0000000.000
  b-Anderson, PH1010000.208
  Sanchez, P0000000.000
  Schoeneweis, P0000000.000
  c-Easley, PH1000000.277
  Wagner, P0000000.000
  d-Castro, PH1000002.286
  Heilman, P1000000.000
Totals5781689926 

a-Struck out for Knight in the 5th. b-Singled for Smith in the 7th. c-Flied out for Schoeneweis in the 9th. d-Grounded out for Wagner in the 11th.

BATTING
2B: Reyes, J 2 (25, Pineiro, Pineiro), Tatis (7, Pineiro).
3B: Chavez (1, Pineiro).
HR: Delgado 2 (22, 3rd inning off Pineiro, 0 on, 1 out; 6th inning off Villone, 1 on, 2 out), Reyes, J (12, 4th inning off Pineiro, 0 on, 0 out), Tatis (6, 9th inning off Franklin, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Reyes, J 9; Chavez 4; Wright 2; Delgado 8; Beltran; Tatis 7; Reyes, A; Anderson.
RBI: Chavez (11), Wright (80), Delgado 3 (66), Tatis 2 (24), Reyes, J (49).
2-out RBI: Delgado 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cancel, R; Chavez; Knight; Beltran 2; Evans; Castro 2; Tatis 2.
GIDP: Delgado.
Team LOB: 16.

BASERUNNING
SB: Cancel, R (1, 2nd base off Isringhausen/Molina).

FIELDING
DP: (Reyes, J-Reyes, A-Delgado).

 
St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Pineiro 4.010551224.79
Isringhausen 1.00001106.00
Villone (H, 10)0.21222115.11
Springer (H, 7)1.11000101.89
McClellan (H, 23)1.01000302.84
Franklin (BS, 6)2.03110113.96
Jimenez, K 2.00005004.50
Thompson (W, 3-2)2.00000003.92
 
NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Knight 5.07442407.20
Muniz (BS, 1)0.13330005.60
Feliciano 0.10000104.14
Smith 1.13111203.14
Sanchez 1.01001104.06
Schoeneweis 1.01001002.43
Wagner 2.00000002.00
Heilman (L, 1-4)3.06220414.76

WP: McClellan.
HBP: Ludwick (by Knight), Ankiel (by Knight).
Pitches-strikes: Pineiro 80-51, Isringhausen 22-13, Villone 24-13, Springer 18-15, McClellan 14-11, Franklin 29-21, Jimenez, K 57-27, Thompson 17-12, Knight 99-64, Muniz 12-10, Feliciano 5-3, Smith 30-20, Sanchez 20-10, Schoeneweis 12-6, Wagner 21-15, Heilman 57-41.
Ground outs-fly outs: Pineiro 8-2, Isringhausen 2-0, Villone 1-0, Springer 2-1, McClellan 0-0, Franklin 4-1, Jimenez, K 4-2, Thompson 3-3, Knight 7-4, Muniz 1-0, Feliciano 0-0, Smith 0-2, Sanchez 0-2, Schoeneweis 3-0, Wagner 2-4, Heilman 2-3.
Batters faced: Pineiro 23, Isringhausen 4, Villone 5, Springer 5, McClellan 4, Franklin 8, Jimenez, K 11, Thompson 6, Knight 26, Muniz 4, Feliciano 1, Smith 8, Sanchez 5, Schoeneweis 4, Wagner 6, Heilman 15.
Inherited runners-scored: Springer 1-0, Feliciano 2-0, Smith 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Mark Wegner. 1B: Jeff Kellogg. 2B: Sam Holbrook. 3B: Chad Fairchild.
Weather: 78 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 16 mph, R to L.
T: 5:09.
Att: 53,799.
July 26, 2008

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