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Phillies 3, Mets 0
Greg Dobbs puts away the game with a two-run homer in the seventh. (Kathy Willens/AP)
The Phils manufactured a run in the first on a single, a steal, an error and a groundout. That bit of small ball would be all they needed as Brett Myers stifled the Mets, allowing just three hits and fanning 10. The win pulls Philadelphia a game closer to New York in the National League East.
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Series at a glance:
PHI
Philadelphia (77-64)
Won 1
Philadelphia 3, NY Mets 0   NYM
NY Mets (79-62)
Lost 1
September 5, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Philadelphia
1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0   3 4 0
NY Mets
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 5 1
Standings thru 9/5/08  |  Recap: PHI | NYM  |  Gameday  |  Phillies stats  |  Mets stats
Philadelphia AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Rollins, SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .273
Victorino, CF 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .281
Utley, 2B 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 .291
Howard, 1B 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 .235
Burrell, LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .255
  Bruntlett, LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .217
Werth, RF 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 .276
Dobbs, 3B 3 1 2 2 0 0 0 .297
  Feliz, 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
Coste, C 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .272
  Ruiz, C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .221
Myers, P 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .039
  Lidge, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 30 3 4 3 2 6 5  

BATTING
HR: Dobbs (7, 7th inning off Pelfrey, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Victorino; Rollins; Dobbs 5.
RBI: Utley (91), Dobbs 2 (33).
2-out RBI: Dobbs 2.
Team RISP: 0-for-1.
Team LOB: 2.

BASERUNNING
SB: Victorino (31, 2nd base off Pelfrey/Schneider).
PO: Rollins (1st base by Pelfrey).

FIELDING
DP: (Utley-Rollins-Howard).

 
NY Mets AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Reyes, SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .303
Murphy, Dn, LF 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 .366
Wright, D, 3B 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 .291
Delgado, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .260
Beltran, CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .277
Church, RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .293
Castillo, L, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 .257
Schneider, C 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .257
Pelfrey, P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .094
  Stokes, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .667
  a-Anderson, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .220
  Rincon, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Sanchez, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 31 0 5 0 2 10 12  

a-Flied out for Stokes in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Murphy, Dn 2 (7, Myers, Myers), Beltran (34, Myers), Wright, D (38, Lidge).
TB: Beltran 2; Wright, D 2; Murphy, Dn 4; Delgado.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pelfrey; Delgado; Church 2.
GIDP: Delgado.
Team RISP: 1-for-9.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Schneider (4, throw).
Pickoffs: Pelfrey (Rollins at 1st base).

 
Philadelphia IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Myers (W, 9-10) 8.0 3 0 0 2 10 0 4.19
Lidge (S, 34) 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2.15
 
NY Mets IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Pelfrey (L, 13-9) 7.0 4 3 2 2 4 1 3.62
Stokes 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.38
Rincon 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Sanchez 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.14

Game Scores: Myers 84, Pelfrey 61.
IBB: Schneider (by Myers).
Pitches-strikes: Myers 118-81, Lidge 26-17, Pelfrey 113-70, Stokes 14-9, Rincon 11-8, Sanchez 2-1.
Groundouts-flyouts: Myers 5-4, Lidge 0-2, Pelfrey 8-5, Stokes 2-0, Rincon 0-1, Sanchez 0-1.
Batters faced: Myers 28, Lidge 5, Pelfrey 26, Stokes 3, Rincon 2, Sanchez 1.
Ejections: Philadelphia Phillies Pitching Coach Rich Dubee ejected by HP umpire Paul Emmel (6th)
Umpires: HP: Paul Emmel. 1B: Bill Miller. 2B: Jerry Meals. 3B: Gary Darling.
Weather: 76 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 16 mph, R to L.
T: 2:35.
Att: 48,302.
Venue: Shea Stadium.
September 5, 2008
September 5, 2008

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