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Mets 7, Phillies 4
Mike Pelfrey wasn't great, but pitched well enough to earn his third win. (Tom Mihalek/AP)
Reeling after dropping six of their previous nine games, the Mets got exactly what they needed in the opener of their three-game set with the rival Phillies: An early offensive outburst, punctuated by Daniel Murphy's two-run homer, and a competent outing by starter Mike Pelfrey.
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Series at a glance:
  • Fri. 05/01: NYM 7, PHI 4
  • Sat. 05/02: PHI 6, NYM 5
  • Sun. 05/03: PPD
NYM
NY Mets (10-12)
Won 1
NY Mets 7, Philadelphia 4   PHI
Philadelphia (11-10)
Lost 2
May 1, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Mets
2 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 0   7 9 2
Philadelphia
0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0   4 8 1
Standings thru 5/1/09  |  Recap: NYM | PHI  |  Gameday  |  Mets stats  |  Phillies stats
NY Mets AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Reyes, SS 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 .272
Cora, 2B 4 1 1 0 1 1 0 .240
Murphy, Dn, LF 5 1 1 2 0 0 1 .315
  Putz, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Rodriguez, Fr, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Beltran, CF 2 2 1 0 3 0 0 .390
Wright, D, 3B 4 0 2 1 1 0 1 .291
Church, RF 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .292
Tatis, 1B 4 2 2 0 1 0 1 .370
Santos, O, C 2 1 1 1 1 0 1 .286
Pelfrey, P 2 0 1 2 0 0 2 .143
  Feliciano, P, P 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
  Reed, J, LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273
Totals 32 7 9 7 8 2 15  

BATTING
2B: Santos, O (2, Park), Wright, D (5, Park), Beltran (5, Park), Tatis (2, Park).
HR: Murphy, Dn (2, 1st inning off Park, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Beltran 2; Santos, O 2; Wright, D 3; Tatis 3; Pelfrey; Murphy, Dn 4; Cora.
RBI: Murphy, Dn 2 (9), Pelfrey 2 (2), Reyes (8), Santos, O (5), Wright, D (9).
2-out RBI: Pelfrey.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pelfrey 2; Reyes 2; Wright, D.
SF: Pelfrey; Reyes; Santos, O.
GIDP: Church.
Team RISP: 2-for-8.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Beltran (2, 2nd base off Durbin/Coste).
CS: Wright, D (3, 2nd base by Park/Coste).

FIELDING
E: Pelfrey (1, pickoff), Reyes (2, fielding).
Pickoffs: Pelfrey (Rollins at 1st base).

 
Philadelphia AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Rollins, SS 4 0 0 0 1 0 2 .198
Victorino, CF 5 1 1 0 0 1 2 .281
Utley, 2B 2 2 1 1 2 0 0 .347
Howard, 1B 4 0 1 0 1 1 3 .286
Werth, RF 3 1 0 0 1 1 3 .250
Ibanez, LF 4 0 1 2 0 1 1 .354
Feliz, 3B 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 .333
Coste, C 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .182
Park, P 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .143
  Durbin, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
  a-Dobbs, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .158
  Happ, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Cairo, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Condrey, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 34 4 8 4 5 4 15  

a-Singled for Durbin in the 6th. b-Grounded out for Happ in the 8th.

BATTING
HR: Utley (8, 7th inning off Feliciano, P, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Howard; Victorino; Ibanez; Feliz 2; Dobbs; Utley 4; Coste.
RBI: Ibanez 2 (19), Feliz (15), Utley (21).
2-out RBI: Ibanez 2; Feliz.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Werth; Coste; Victorino 2.
Team RISP: 2-for-7.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
CS: Rollins (2, 2nd base by Pelfrey/Santos, O).
PO: Rollins (1st base by Pelfrey).

FIELDING
E: Utley (2, fielding).
DP: (Howard-Rollins-Park).

 
NY Mets IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Pelfrey (W, 3-0) 5.1 7 3 3 4 0 0 6.00
Feliciano, P (H, 3) 1.2 1 1 1 0 2 1 4.00
Putz (H, 5) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.75
Rodriguez, Fr (S, 5) 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1.86
 
Philadelphia IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Park (L, 0-1) 4.2 8 7 7 6 1 1 8.57
Durbin 1.1 1 0 0 1 0 0 4.50
Happ 2.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.52
Condrey 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.38

IBB: Tatis (by Park), Santos, O (by Park).
HBP: Utley (by Pelfrey).
Pitches-strikes: Pelfrey 104-59, Feliciano, P 18-14, Putz 14-9, Rodriguez, Fr 24-14, Park 106-57, Durbin 28-16, Happ 31-18, Condrey 10-6.
Groundouts-flyouts: Pelfrey 10-4, Feliciano, P 2-1, Putz 1-1, Rodriguez, Fr 0-0, Park 6-3, Durbin 2-1, Happ 1-3, Condrey 1-2.
Batters faced: Pelfrey 27, Feliciano, P 6, Putz 3, Rodriguez, Fr 4, Park 26, Durbin 6, Happ 8, Condrey 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Feliciano, P 2-0, Durbin 2-1.
Umpires: HP: James Hoye. 1B: Adrian Johnson. 2B: Mike Winters. 3B: Lance Barksdale.
Weather: 70 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, L to R.
T: 3:13.
Att: 44,773.
Venue: Citizens Bank Park.
May 1, 2009
May 1, 2009

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