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Cloud hangs over NY
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Marlins 6, Mets 1
Mike Pelfrey gave up three runs in six innings on Friday. (Julie Jacobson/AP)
The heavy rain that was forecast in New York held off as the final series at Shea Stadium began, but it was by no means a sunny situation for the Mets. The lineup scratched out one run against Marlins starter Chris Volstad, not nearly enough in its quest to snare a playoff spot.
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Series at a glance:
FLA
Florida (83-76)
Won 2
Florida 6, NY Mets 1   NYM
NY Mets (88-72)
Lost 1
September 26, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Florida
2 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0   6 11 1
NY Mets
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0   1 7 1
Standings thru 9/26/08  |  Recap: FLA | NYM  |  Gameday  |  Marlins stats  |  Mets stats
Florida AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ramirez, H, SS 5 3 4 0 0 0 0 .302
Baker, Jo, C 3 1 2 1 1 0 1 .309
Cantu, 3B-1B 5 0 2 1 0 0 4 .278
Jacobs, 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 3 .249
  Nelson, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Rhodes, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Hermida, PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .248
  c-Lo Duca, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .244
  Gregg, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Lindstrom, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Uggla, 2B 5 0 0 1 0 1 4 .260
Willingham, LF 4 1 1 2 1 1 1 .255
Ross, C, RF 5 0 2 0 0 1 3 .262
Amezaga, CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .267
Volstad, P 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .115
  a-Gonzalez, PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .262
  1-Carroll, PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .059
  Helms, 3B 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .243
Totals 38 6 11 5 4 6 20  

a-Walked for Volstad in the 7th. b-Batted for Rhodes in the 8th. c-Struck out for Hermida in the 8th.
1-Ran for Gonzalez in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Cantu (41, Pelfrey).
HR: Willingham (15, 6th inning off Pelfrey, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Ross, C 2; Cantu 3; Ramirez, H 4; Willingham 4; Baker, Jo 2.
RBI: Baker, Jo (31), Uggla (91), Willingham 2 (50), Cantu (95).
2-out RBI: Willingham 2; Cantu.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Willingham; Ross, C 2; Lo Duca.
Team RISP: 3-for-10.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Ramirez, H 2 (35, 2nd base off Pelfrey/Schneider, 2nd base off Stokes/Schneider).

FIELDING
E: Baker, Jo (4, fielding).
DP: 3 (Uggla-Ramirez, H-Jacobs, Ramirez, H-Uggla-Cantu, Cantu-Ramirez, H).

 
NY Mets AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Reyes, SS 5 0 0 0 0 0 3 .297
Murphy, Dn, LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .323
Wright, D, 3B 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .302
Delgado, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .272
Beltran, CF 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .282
Church, RF 2 1 0 0 2 0 5 .282
Martinez, R, 2B 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .300
Schneider, C 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 .257
Pelfrey, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .085
  a-Anderson, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .212
  Parnell, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Feliciano, P, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Heilman, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Smith, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Stokes, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .667
  Schoeneweis, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Figueroa, N, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .083
  b-Easley, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .269
Totals 31 1 7 1 4 5 19  

a-Struck out for Pelfrey in the 6th. b-Struck out for Figueroa, N in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Martinez, R (2, Volstad).
TB: Wright, D 2; Martinez, R 2; Delgado; Beltran; Schneider; Murphy, Dn.
RBI: Schneider (38).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Church 2; Murphy, Dn.
GIDP: Church, Martinez, R, Reyes.
Team RISP: 0-for-6.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Murphy, Dn (2, fielding).

 
Florida IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Volstad (W, 6-4) 6.0 5 1 0 3 4 0 2.88
Nelson, J 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.04
Rhodes 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.06
Gregg 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.44
Lindstrom 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.20
 
NY Mets IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Pelfrey (L, 13-11) 6.0 8 3 3 0 3 1 3.72
Parnell 0.0 1 2 2 1 0 0 5.79
Feliciano, P 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.08
Heilman 0.2 0 0 0 2 0 0 5.21
Smith, J 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.59
Stokes 0.2 2 1 1 1 1 0 3.62
Schoeneweis 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.18
Figueroa, N 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.57

Parnell pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.
Feliciano, P pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.

WP: Parnell.
HBP: Baker, Jo (by Feliciano, P), Pelfrey (by Volstad), Wright, D (by Volstad).
Pitches-strikes: Volstad 102-60, Nelson, J 13-8, Rhodes 2-1, Gregg 16-9, Lindstrom 12-10, Pelfrey 112-65, Parnell 15-8, Feliciano, P 1-0, Heilman 19-10, Smith, J 4-3, Stokes 28-18, Schoeneweis 10-8, Figueroa, N 15-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Volstad 7-6, Nelson, J 1-1, Rhodes 1-0, Gregg 2-0, Lindstrom 1-0, Pelfrey 6-5, Parnell 0-0, Feliciano, P 0-0, Heilman 0-0, Smith, J 1-0, Stokes 0-0, Schoeneweis 0-0, Figueroa, N 1-1.
Batters faced: Volstad 27, Nelson, J 3, Rhodes 1, Gregg 3, Lindstrom 3, Pelfrey 26, Parnell 2, Feliciano, P 1, Heilman 4, Smith, J 1, Stokes 5, Schoeneweis 1, Figueroa, N 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Rhodes 1-0, Feliciano, P 1-0, Heilman 2-1, Smith, J 3-0, Schoeneweis 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Bruce Dreckman. 1B: Sam Holbrook. 2B: Gerry Davis. 3B: Brian Gorman.
Weather: 66 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 17 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:32.
Att: 49,545.
Venue: Shea Stadium.
September 26, 2008
September 26, 2008

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