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Perez can't get it done
Marlins 7, Mets 4
Oliver Perez gave up six earned runs in 3 2/3 innings, hitting three batters. (Chris McGrath/Getty)
Oliver Perez had won three September starts, but the lefty was wild as the Mets fell out of first place in the NL East for the first time since May 15. A miscue by David Wright proved costly in Florida's two-run third, though Carlos Beltran hit a two-run homer in the same frame. Florida broke through in the fourth.
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Series at a glance:
FLA
Florida (70-90)
Won 4
Florida 7, NY Mets 4   NYM
NY Mets (87-73)
Lost 5
September 28, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Florida
2 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0   7 9 1
NY Mets
0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0   4 12 0
Standings thru 9/28/07  |  Recap: FLA|NYM  |  Gameday  |  Marlins Stats  |  Mets Stats
FloridaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ramirez, SS5230011.335
Uggla, 2B3310111.246
Hermida, RF4112114.295
Cabrera, 3B4012113.321
Ross, LF3001102.333
Jacobs, 1B3001013.267
  b-Wood, PH-1B1000000.243
Treanor, C5111013.274
Carroll, CF4000010.191
Kim, P3010020.061
  Tankersley, P0000000.000
  a-De Aza, PH1010000.226
  Lindstrom, P0000000.000
  Gardner, P0000000.000
  Gregg, P0000000.000
Totals367974917 

a-Singled for Tankersley in the 7th. b-Popped out for Jacobs in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Ramirez 2 (48, Perez, Hernandez, O).
HR: Hermida (18, 1st inning off Perez, 1 on, 1 out), Treanor (4, 5th inning off Hernandez, O, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Ramirez 5; Uggla; Hermida 4; Cabrera; Treanor 4; Kim; De Aza.
RBI: Hermida 2 (63), Ross (37), Jacobs (54), Cabrera 2 (118), Treanor (19).
2-out RBI: Ross; Jacobs; Cabrera 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Treanor 2; Ross; Jacobs 2; Ramirez.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: De Aza (2, 2nd base off Heilman/Lo Duca).

FIELDING
E: Ross (3, fielding).
DP: (Ramirez-Jacobs).

 
NY MetsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Reyes, SS5010022.283
Castillo, 2B5230001.298
Wright, 3B5021012.322
Beltran, CF5112014.276
Alou, LF4000012.340
Delgado, 1B3120000.257
Lo Duca, C3000103.273
  Castro, C0000000.289
Green, RF4020002.291
Perez, P1010000.161
  Sosa, P0000000.200
  a-Newhan, PH1000001.192
  Hernandez, O, P0000000.167
  Schoeneweis, P0000000.000
  b-Conine, PH1000001.256
  Heilman, P0000000.000
  c-Gotay, PH1000001.293
  Wagner, P0000000.000
Totals3841231519 

a-Grounded into a double play for Sosa in the 4th. b-Flied out for Schoeneweis in the 6th. c-Popped out for Heilman in the 8th.

BATTING
3B: Castillo (5, Kim).
HR: Beltran (33, 3rd inning off Kim, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Reyes; Castillo 5; Wright 2; Beltran 4; Delgado 2; Green 2; Perez.
RBI: Beltran 2 (111), Wright (106).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Reyes; Conine; Alou; Beltran.
GIDP: Newhan.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Castillo (19, 2nd base off Kim/Treanor).

 
FloridaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Kim (W, 10-8)5.08430216.08
Tankersley (H, 16)1.00001003.99
Lindstrom (H, 19)1.02000303.14
Gardner (H, 9)1.01000001.94
Gregg (S, 32)1.01000003.58
 
NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Perez (L, 15-10)3.26662413.56
Sosa 0.10000004.54
Hernandez, O 1.22112213.74
Schoeneweis 0.10000004.99
Heilman 2.01000303.07
Wagner 1.00000002.63

WP: Tankersley.
IBB: Cabrera (by Hernandez, O).
HBP: Delgado (by Kim), Uggla (by Perez), Ross (by Perez), Jacobs (by Perez).
Pitches-strikes: Kim 83-52, Tankersley 15-6, Lindstrom 22-16, Gardner 16-10, Gregg 19-12, Perez 78-48, Sosa 2-1, Hernandez, O 39-22, Schoeneweis 2-2, Heilman 26-18, Wagner 12-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Kim 6-7, Tankersley 2-1, Lindstrom 0-0, Gardner 0-3, Gregg 2-1, Perez 2-5, Sosa 1-0, Hernandez, O 0-3, Schoeneweis 1-0, Heilman 3-0, Wagner 0-3.
Batters faced: Kim 23, Tankersley 4, Lindstrom 5, Gardner 4, Gregg 4, Perez 22, Sosa 1, Hernandez, O 9, Schoeneweis 1, Heilman 7, Wagner 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Sosa 2-0, Schoeneweis 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Ed Hickox. 1B: CB Bucknor. 2B: Joe West. 3B: Ed Rapuano.
Weather: 69 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, Out to RF.
T: 3:20 (:12 delay).
Att: 55,302.

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