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Pelfrey denied no-no
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Nationals 1, Mets 0
Carlos Beltran robs Cristian Guzman of a hit with a sliding grab. (Al Bello/Getty Images)
Bidding for the first no-hitter in Mets history, Mike Pelfrey didn't allow a hit until the seventh, then was the hard-luck loser after giving up one run over 7 2/3 innings. The Mets collected just five hits as they were stymied by Jason Bergmann.
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Series at a glance:
WSH
Washington (18-24)
Won 2
Washington 1, NY Mets 0   NYM
NY Mets (20-19)
Lost 2
May 15, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Washington
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0   1 4 2
NY Mets
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 5 0
Standings thru 5/15/08  |  Recap: WSH | NYM  |  Gameday  |  Nationals stats  |  Mets stats
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lopez, 2B2001100.269
Guzman, SS4010002.295
Zimmerman, 3B4000021.234
Boone, 1B4020010.327
Milledge, CF4000002.238
Kearns, RF3000011.192
Mackowiak, LF3000001.176
  Ayala, P0000000.000
  b-Belliard, PH0000100.194
  Rauch, P0000000.000
Flores, C2110212.360
Bergmann, P2000012.000
  a-Harris, PH-LF0000000.191
Totals281414611 

a-Hit a sacrifice bunt for Bergmann in the 8th. b-Walked for Ayala in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Flores (5, Pelfrey).
TB: Guzman; Boone 2; Flores 2.
RBI: Lopez (15).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Guzman; Zimmerman; Flores.
S: Harris.
SF: Lopez.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Guzman (2, 2nd base off Wise/Castro).
CS: Boone (1, 2nd base by Pelfrey/Castro).

FIELDING
E: Kearns (2, fielding), Flores (1, throw).
DP: 2 (Zimmerman-Boone-Guzman, Boone-Zimmerman).

 
NY MetsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Reyes, SS4010011.258
Castillo, 2B2020100.259
Wright, 3B4000003.268
Beltran, CF4010003.246
Church, RF3000111.310
Delgado, 1B4000022.222
Castro, C3000011.000
Anderson, LF3010011.243
Pelfrey, P3000031.000
  Wise, P0000000.000
Totals300502913 

BATTING
TB: Reyes; Castillo 2; Beltran; Anderson.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Beltran; Wright.
S: Castillo.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Beltran (4, 2nd base off Rauch/Flores), Anderson (2, 2nd base off Bergmann/Flores).

 
WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Bergmann (W, 1-1)7.03002907.45
Ayala (H, 11)1.01000005.63
Rauch (S, 9)1.01000002.61
 
NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Pelfrey (L, 2-4)7.23113404.17
Wise 1.11001205.40

HBP: Kearns (by Pelfrey).
Pitches-strikes: Bergmann 103-67, Ayala 9-6, Rauch 11-9, Pelfrey 100-60, Wise 25-15.
Ground outs-fly outs: Bergmann 5-7, Ayala 1-1, Rauch 0-2, Pelfrey 10-8, Wise 1-1.
Batters faced: Bergmann 27, Ayala 3, Rauch 3, Pelfrey 29, Wise 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Wise 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Lance Barksdale. 1B: Doug Eddings. 2B: Ted Barrett. 3B: Dana DeMuth.
Weather: 69 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:22.
Att: 51,769.

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