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Mets roll over D-Backs
Mets' bats busy in big win
Ramon Castro knocked in five runs, and David Wright, Victor Diaz and Mike Jacobs had two RBIs each, as the Mets routed the Diamondbacks. Right-hander Victor Zambrano allowed one run on six hits and two walks in eight innings to pick up the win.
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Mets 14, Diamondbacks 1
New York's Mike Jacobs hit his second career home run on Tuesday night. (Paul Connors/AP)
Series at a glance:
D-Backs drop tough one
Right-hander Claudio Vargas had his roughest outing since joining Arizona, giving up eight runs on 10 hits in five innings, as the Diamondbacks fell to the Mets. Luis Gonzalez knocked in Chad Tracy, who had three hits in the game, for Arizona's lone run.
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TODAY'S WRAPS: August 23, 2005
NYM
NY Mets (65-60)
Won 2
NY Mets 14, Arizona 1   ARI
Arizona (58-69)
Lost 3
August 23, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Mets
0 4 2 0 2 6 0 0 0   14 17 0
Arizona
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 6 0
Standings through 8/23/05  |  Gameday  |  Mets Stats  |  Diamondbacks Stats
NY MetsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Reyes, SS4121011.276
a-Matsui, PH-2B2000001.222
Cairo, 2B-3B4111111.260
Beltran, CF4110002.267
Williams, CF2000011.250
Floyd, LF4111001.286
Woodward, LF-SS1010000.296
Wright, 3B3432100.308
Anderson, LF1000011.270
Diaz, RF5222034.264
Jacobs, 1B3222211.375
Castro, C5125023.250
Zambrano, P5120033.149
Bell, P0000000.000
Totals4314171441319 

a-Grounded out for Reyes in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Wright 2 (34, Vargas, Cormier), Diaz (10, Vargas), Castro (10, Cormier).
3B: Diaz (2, Vargas), Reyes (12, Vargas).
HR: Jacobs (2, 5th inning off Vargas, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Reyes 4; Cairo; Beltran; Floyd; Woodward; Wright 5; Diaz 5; Jacobs 5; Castro 3; Zambrano 2.
RBI: Diaz 2 (26), Castro 5 (31), Reyes (50), Cairo (14), Jacobs 2 (5), Floyd (79), Wright 2 (80).
2-out RBI: Reyes; Cairo; Jacobs 2; Castro 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Floyd; Zambrano; Castro.
S: Cairo.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Wright (14, 2nd base off Vargas/Stinnett).

FIELDING
DP: (Cairo-Reyes-Jacobs).

 
ArizonaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Counsell, 2B3000100.277
Tracy, RF-1B4130000.291
Gonzalez, L, LF4021013.278
Lyon, P0000000.000
Clark, 1B3000004.319
Medders, P0000000.000
b-McCracken, PH-LF1000001.224
Glaus, 3B2000111.263
Clayton, SS1000010.275
Green, S, CF-RF4000011.291
Cintron, SS-3B4000001.257
Stinnett, C3010011.293
Vargas, P1000000.115
a-Jackson, PH1000000.161
Cormier, P0000000.200
Terrero, CF1000001.264
Totals321612513 

a-Grounded out for Vargas in the 5th. b-Grounded into a forceout for Medders in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Tracy (26, Zambrano).
TB: Tracy 4; Gonzalez, L 2; Stinnett.
RBI: Gonzalez, L (68).
2-out RBI: Gonzalez, L.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Clark; Glaus.
GIDP: Clark.
Team LOB: 6.

 
NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Zambrano (W, 7-10)8.06112304.07
Bell 1.00000204.24
 
ArizonaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Vargas (L, 7-7)5.010881614.99
Cormier 1.05662205.54
Medders 2.01001501.29
Lyon 1.01000005.09

WP: Zambrano, Vargas.
Pitches-strikes: Zambrano 98-61, Bell 9-8, Vargas 91-60, Cormier 39-22, Medders 33-21, Lyon 12-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Zambrano 12-9, Bell 1-0, Vargas 5-4, Cormier 1-0, Medders 1-0, Lyon 2-1.
Batters faced: Zambrano 31, Bell 3, Vargas 26, Cormier 10, Medders 8, Lyon 4.
Umpires: HP: Mike Everitt. 1B: Tim Timmons. 2B: Tim McClelland. 3B: Chuck Meriwether.
Weather: 77 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:47.
Att: 24,699.

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