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Mets 9, Brewers 2
Ryan Church follows through on his first-inning slam. (Bill Waugh/AP)
Ryan Church mashed a first-inning grand slam and Brian Schneider added a solo shot, giving Oliver Perez a six-run lead before he even took the mound. The southpaw earned the win, cruising through 6 2/3 innings, and the Mets completed a three-game sweep of the Brewers.
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Series at a glance:
NYM
NY Mets (79-61)
Won 4
NY Mets 9, Milwaukee 2   MIL
Milwaukee (80-59)
Lost 3
September 3, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Mets
6 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1   9 10 0
Milwaukee
0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0   2 6 0
Standings thru 9/3/08  |  Recap: NYM | MIL  |  Gameday  |  Mets stats  |  Brewers stats
NY Mets AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Reyes, SS 4 0 1 0 1 0 2 .305
Murphy, Dn, LF 4 2 2 0 1 0 2 .359
  Chavez, En, LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .272
Wright, D, 3B 4 1 1 1 0 1 2 .291
Delgado, 1B 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 .260
Beltran, CF 3 2 1 0 2 1 1 .277
Church, RF 4 1 1 4 0 1 3 .298
Castillo, L, 2B 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 .259
Schneider, C 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 .259
  a-Tatis, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .291
  Cancel, C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .211
Perez, O, P 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .104
  Smith, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Evans, N, PH 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 .271
  Sanchez, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Schoeneweis, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 34 9 10 9 6 5 14  

a-Popped out for Schneider in the 8th. b-Singled for Smith, J in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Murphy, Dn (5, Dillard).
3B: Reyes (18, Bush).
HR: Church (11, 1st inning off Bush, 3 on, 1 out), Schneider (7, 1st inning off Bush, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Wright, D; Church 4; Reyes 3; Delgado; Beltran; Schneider 5; Murphy, Dn 3; Evans, N.
RBI: Delgado (96), Church 4 (43), Schneider (32), Evans, N 2 (8), Wright, D (104).
2-out RBI: Schneider; Evans, N 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Delgado; Murphy, Dn.
SF: Wright, D.
GIDP: Church.
Team RISP: 3-for-8.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Reyes (47, 2nd base off Bush/Kendall), Beltran (20, 3rd base off Stetter/Kendall), Castillo, L (15, 2nd base off Stetter/Kendall).
CS: Murphy, Dn (2, 2nd base by McClung/Kendall).

FIELDING
DP: (Reyes-Castillo, L-Delgado).

 
Milwaukee AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Weeks Jr., 2B 3 0 0 0 2 0 2 .230
Hardy, J, SS 3 1 2 1 1 1 1 .291
  Dillard, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
Kapler, CF 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 .301
Braun, LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 6 .301
Hart, RF 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 .287
Rivera, Mi, 1B-C 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .300
Hall, 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .226
  c-Gamel, M, PH-3B 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
Kendall, C 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 .256
  Nelson, 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
Bush, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .100
  a-Dillon, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .221
  McClung, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .294
  b-Salome, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Stetter, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Escobar, A, SS 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000
Totals 32 2 6 2 5 7 20  

a-Struck out for Bush in the 5th. b-Flied out for McClung in the 7th. c-Struck out for Hall in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Kendall (27, Perez, O), Kapler (17, Perez, O), Hart (41, Perez, O).
HR: Hardy, J (21, 7th inning off Perez, O, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Kendall 2; Kapler 2; Hardy, J 5; Escobar, A; Hart 2.
RBI: Hart (83), Hardy, J (66).
2-out RBI: Hardy, J.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hart; Braun; Hardy, J; Kendall.
GIDP: Weeks Jr..
Team RISP: 1-for-12.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Hall-Hardy, J-Rivera, Mi, Kendall-Weeks Jr.).

 
NY Mets IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Perez, O (W, 10-7) 6.2 5 2 2 5 5 1 3.86
Smith, J 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.79
Sanchez 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.17
Schoeneweis 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.00
 
Milwaukee IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Bush (L, 9-10) 5.0 7 6 6 3 2 2 4.33
McClung 2.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 4.45
Stetter 1.0 1 2 2 2 1 0 3.38
Dillard 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 0 5.79

Game Scores: Perez, O 56, Bush 28.
WP: Dillard.
Pitches-strikes: Perez, O 117-69, Smith, J 4-3, Sanchez 10-7, Schoeneweis 8-5, Bush 82-44, McClung 31-16, Stetter 33-18, Dillard 21-14.
Groundouts-flyouts: Perez, O 0-7, Smith, J 0-0, Sanchez 2-0, Schoeneweis 2-0, Bush 7-1, McClung 1-0, Stetter 0-0, Dillard 0-0.
Batters faced: Perez, O 30, Smith, J 1, Sanchez 3, Schoeneweis 3, Bush 24, McClung 7, Stetter 6, Dillard 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Smith, J 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Tom Hallion. 1B: Brian O'Nora. 2B: Ed Rapuano. 3B: Paul Nauert.
Weather: 69 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, L to R.
T: 2:52.
Att: 26,236.
Venue: Miller Park.
September 3, 2008
September 3, 2008

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