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Coste the hero
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Phillies 8, Mets 7
Shane Victorino is mobbed by teammates after scoring the game-winning run in the 13th.  (AP)
A seven-run deficit after 3 1/2 innings? No problem for the Phillies, who stormed back to stun the Mets and take over first place. Jimmy Rollins led the charge with five hits, and Chris Coste's walk-off single in the 13th capped the stunning comeback.
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Series at a glance:
NYM
NY Mets (73-60)
Lost 1
Philadelphia 8, NY Mets 7   PHI
Philadelphia (73-59)
Won 5
August 26, 2008
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NY Mets
2 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   7 14 0
Philadelphia
0 0 0 1 4 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1   8 19 1
Standings thru 8/26/08  |  Recap: NYM | PHI  |  Gameday  |  Mets stats  |  Phillies stats
NY Mets AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Reyes, SS 6 1 2 0 1 0 1 .304
Easley, 2B 5 3 4 2 1 0 0 .270
Wright, D, 3B 6 0 2 1 0 1 4 .294
Beltran, CF 5 1 1 0 0 1 2 .270
Delgado, 1B 5 1 1 0 0 1 3 .259
Tatis, LF 5 1 2 4 1 1 0 .300
Church, RF 6 0 0 0 0 1 4 .305
Castro, R, C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .242
  1-Schneider, PR-C 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .255
Martinez, P, P 3 0 1 0 0 2 1 .156
  Stokes, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .667
  a-Evans, N, PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264
  b-Murphy, Dn, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
  Sanchez, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Feliciano, P, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Smith, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Ayala, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-Reyes, Ar, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250
  Heilman, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  d-Chavez, En, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .270
  Schoeneweis, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 50 7 14 7 3 8 19  

a-Batted for Stokes in the 8th. b-Grounded out for Evans, N in the 8th. c-Grounded into a double play for Ayala in the 10th. d-Grounded out for Heilman in the 13th.
1-Ran for Castro, R in the 5th.

BATTING
3B: Reyes (16, Moyer), Easley (1, Condrey).
HR: Easley (6, 2nd inning off Moyer, 0 on, 2 out), Tatis (11, 3rd inning off Moyer, 2 on, 0 out).
TB: Easley 9; Wright, D 2; Tatis 5; Reyes 4; Delgado; Beltran; Schneider; Martinez, P.
RBI: Easley 2 (39), Tatis 4 (43), Wright, D (100).
2-out RBI: Easley.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Castro, R 2.
GIDP: Delgado, Wright, D, Reyes, Ar.
Team RISP: 3-for-10.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Beltran (18, 3rd base off Moyer/Ruiz), Reyes 2 (43, 3rd base off Eyre, S/Ruiz, 2nd base off Durbin/Ruiz).

 
Philadelphia AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Rollins, SS 7 1 5 3 0 0 4 .268
Utley, 2B 4 1 1 0 2 2 3 .289
Burrell, LF 7 0 0 0 0 4 10 .261
Howard, 1B 6 1 1 2 1 2 4 .227
Victorino, CF 7 2 1 0 0 2 3 .289
Werth, RF 5 1 3 0 2 2 0 .271
Feliz, 3B 2 0 0 1 0 1 1 .258
  Eyre, S, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Durbin, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125
  b-Tracy, A, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Lidge, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  d-Bruntlett, PH-3B 2 0 2 1 1 0 0 .222
Ruiz, C-3B 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 .221
  Madson, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  e-Hamels, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .266
  Romero, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Seanez, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  f-Myers, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 .044
Moyer, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .100
  a-Taguchi, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .202
  Condrey, P 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .333
  Dobbs, 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .302
  c-Coste, PH-C 4 0 4 1 0 0 0 .284
Totals 55 8 19 8 6 16 32  

a-Struck out for Moyer in the 3rd. b-Flied out for Durbin in the 8th. c-Singled for Dobbs in the 8th. d-Doubled for Lidge in the 9th. e-Struck out for Madson in the 11th. f-Struck out for Seanez in the 13th.

BATTING
2B: Rollins (29, Martinez, P), Condrey (1, Martinez, P), Bruntlett (8, Ayala), Coste (16, Heilman).
3B: Victorino (7, Schoeneweis).
HR: Rollins (9, 5th inning off Martinez, P, 1 on, 0 out), Howard (35, 5th inning off Martinez, P, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Howard 4; Victorino 3; Condrey 2; Rollins 9; Ruiz; Werth 3; Utley; Coste 5; Bruntlett 3.
RBI: Feliz (51), Rollins 3 (47), Howard 2 (110), Bruntlett (14), Coste (34).
2-out RBI: Bruntlett.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Victorino 2; Burrell 4; Feliz; Ruiz; Howard; Rollins 2.
SF: Feliz.
Team RISP: 5-for-21.
Team LOB: 18.

BASERUNNING
SB: Rollins 3 (34, 3rd base off Martinez, P/Castro, R, 2nd base off Martinez, P/Castro, R, 2nd base off Smith, J/Schneider), Utley (11, 2nd base off Martinez, P/Castro, R), Victorino (29, 2nd base off Martinez, P/Castro, R), Werth (13, 2nd base off Martinez, P/Schneider).

FIELDING
E: Howard (15, missed catch).
Outfield assists: Werth (Wright, D at 2nd base).
DP: 3 (Rollins-Utley-Howard, Dobbs-Utley-Howard, Rollins-Howard).

 
NY Mets IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Martinez, P 5.0 7 5 5 2 8 2 5.22
Stokes (H, 1) 2.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 3.38
Sanchez (H, 21) 0.1 1 1 1 0 0 0 4.21
Feliciano, P (H, 17) 0.1 2 0 0 0 1 0 3.99
Smith, J (H, 14) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.03
Ayala (BS, 5) 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 5.46
Heilman 3.0 3 0 0 2 4 0 5.15
Schoeneweis (L, 2-3) 0.1 2 1 1 2 1 0 3.10
 
Philadelphia IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Moyer 3.0 9 6 6 0 3 2 3.81
Condrey 2.1 3 1 1 0 1 0 3.49
Eyre, S 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.76
Durbin 1.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1.95
Lidge 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.99
Madson 2.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.16
Romero, J 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.29
Seanez (W, 5-3) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.38

Game Scores: Martinez, P 39, Moyer 20.
IBB: Utley (by Heilman), Werth (by Schoeneweis), Bruntlett (by Schoeneweis).
HBP: Delgado (by Moyer), Beltran (by Eyre, S), Utley (by Martinez, P).
Pitches-strikes: Martinez, P 110-69, Stokes 24-16, Sanchez 6-3, Feliciano, P 10-6, Smith, J 4-3, Ayala 13-10, Heilman 60-31, Schoeneweis 18-6, Moyer 72-48, Condrey 46-30, Eyre, S 23-14, Durbin 19-7, Lidge 14-10, Madson 27-16, Romero, J 22-12, Seanez 13-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Martinez, P 4-3, Stokes 1-2, Sanchez 0-1, Feliciano, P 0-0, Smith, J 0-1, Ayala 2-1, Heilman 1-1, Schoeneweis 0-0, Moyer 3-2, Condrey 4-3, Eyre, S 2-1, Durbin 2-0, Lidge 1-0, Madson 4-0, Romero, J 2-0, Seanez 1-1.
Batters faced: Martinez, P 25, Stokes 8, Sanchez 2, Feliciano, P 3, Smith, J 1, Ayala 5, Heilman 14, Schoeneweis 5, Moyer 19, Condrey 11, Eyre, S 5, Durbin 4, Lidge 3, Madson 6, Romero, J 4, Seanez 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Feliciano, P 1-1, Smith, J 2-0, Eyre, S 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Mike Everitt. 1B: Mike DiMuro. 2B: Larry Vanover. 3B: Tim McClelland.
Weather: 78 degrees, clear.
Wind: 7 mph, Out to CF.
T: 5:17.
Att: 45,204.
Venue: Citizens Bank Park.
August 26, 2008
August 26, 2008

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