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Lost weekend for Mets
Phillies 10, Mets 6
Carlos Beltran's three-run homer in the fifth temporarily tied the game. (Kathy Willens/AP)
 Beltran's 29th homer
 Wright's 30th homer
The Mets lost to the Phillies for the eighth straight time on a day in which not much went right. The defense committed six errors, while the pitchers walked 11 batters as Philly pulled to within 3 1/2 games in the NL East. David Wright went deep to become the third Met in the 30-30 club.
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Series at a glance:
PHI
Philadelphia (80-69)
Won 4
Philadelphia 10, NY Mets 6   NYM
NY Mets (83-65)
Lost 3
September 16, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Philadelphia
0 2 1 1 1 5 0 0 0   10 7 2
NY Mets
0 0 1 1 3 0 1 0 0   6 9 6
Standings thru 9/16/07  |  Gameday  |  Phillies Stats  |  Mets Stats
PhiladelphiaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Rollins, SS5111110.296
Utley, 2B5011115.334
Burrell, LF4210113.264
  Bourn, LF1000000.274
Howard, 1B4100222.260
Rowand, CF4210104.313
Werth, RF2201314.319
Helms, 3B2011011.251
  a-Dobbs, PH1114000.281
  Nunez, 3B1000003.239
Ruiz, C4110112.257
Eaton, P2000115.220
  Geary, P1000010.000
  Romero, P0000000.000
  b-Iguchi, PH1000000.268
  Gordon, P0000000.000
  Myers, P0000000.000
Totals371078111029 

a-Homered for Helms in the 6th. b-Flied out for Romero in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Utley (44, Perez), Rollins (36, Perez).
HR: Dobbs (10, 6th inning off Sosa, 3 on, 0 out).
TB: Rollins 2; Utley 2; Burrell; Rowand; Helms; Dobbs 4; Ruiz.
RBI: Helms (39), Utley (97), Rollins (85), Werth (40), Dobbs 4 (52).
2-out RBI: Rollins.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Howard; Utley 3; Eaton 2; Rowand; Nunez 2.
SF: Helms.
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING
SB: Rollins (36, 2nd base off Perez/Lo Duca).

FIELDING
E: Eaton (2, fielding), Rollins (10, fielding).

 
NY MetsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Reyes, SS4110101.291
Castillo, 2B5111002.297
Wright, 3B4111104.313
Beltran, CF4223010.282
Alou, LF4030000.332
Green, 1B3000003.278
  Sosa, P0000000.200
  Collazo, P0000000.000
  Smith, P0000000.000
  b-Gotay, PH1000001.307
  Feliciano, P0000000.000
  Heilman, P0000000.000
Lo Duca, C3001000.267
Chavez, RF4110011.261
Perez, P0000000.154
  Schoeneweis, P0000000.000
  a-Newhan, PH1000010.200
  Mota, P0000000.000
  Conine, 1B2000001.250
Totals356962313 

a-Struck out for Schoeneweis in the 5th. b-Grounded out for Smith in the 7th.

BATTING
HR: Beltran (29, 5th inning off Eaton, 2 on, 2 out), Wright (30, 7th inning off Geary, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Reyes; Castillo; Wright 4; Beltran 5; Alou 3; Chavez.
RBI: Castillo (31), Lo Duca (47), Beltran 3 (99), Wright (98).
2-out RBI: Beltran 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wright.
S: Perez.
SF: Lo Duca.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
CS: Wright (5, 2nd base by Eaton/Ruiz).

FIELDING
E: Lo Duca (8, throw), Reyes 2 (10, fielding, throw), Alou (2, fielding), Castillo (4, throw), Conine (5, fielding).

 
PhiladelphiaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Eaton 4.27542116.36
Geary (W, 3-2)2.02110114.50
Romero 0.10000002.28
Gordon 1.00000105.46
Myers 1.00000004.58
 
NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Perez 4.26526603.43
Schoeneweis 0.10000004.99
Mota (L, 2-2)0.00322006.06
Sosa 1.01221114.43
Collazo 0.10002005.40
Smith 0.20000102.97
Feliciano 1.00000202.91
Heilman 1.00000003.20

Mota pitched to 3 batters in the 6th.

IBB: Ruiz (by Perez).
HBP: Rowand (by Smith).
Pitches-strikes: Eaton 87-56, Geary 43-33, Romero 4-3, Gordon 16-9, Myers 17-11, Perez 118-63, Schoeneweis 4-3, Mota 15-5, Sosa 18-11, Collazo 18-9, Smith 8-5, Feliciano 16-10, Heilman 11-6.
Ground outs-fly outs: Eaton 6-6, Geary 3-2, Romero 1-0, Gordon 2-0, Myers 1-2, Perez 1-7, Schoeneweis 1-0, Mota 0-0, Sosa 0-2, Collazo 0-1, Smith 1-0, Feliciano 0-1, Heilman 1-2.
Batters faced: Eaton 23, Geary 9, Romero 1, Gordon 3, Myers 3, Perez 28, Schoeneweis 1, Mota 3, Sosa 5, Collazo 3, Smith 3, Feliciano 3, Heilman 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Geary 1-0, Romero 1-0, Schoeneweis 2-0, Sosa 3-3, Smith 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Dale Scott. 1B: Ron Kulpa. 2B: Paul Emmel. 3B: Dan Iassogna.
Weather: 64 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, L to R.
T: 3:50.
Att: 52,779.

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