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Mets 7, Rangers 1
Oliver Perez struck out eight batters over seven solid innings. (Frank Franklin II/AP)
Carlos Beltran was the early catalyst for the Mets, driving in a run and scoring on an error to give Oliver Perez all the support he would need. Perez settled down after the first and aided his own cause with a two-run single in the sixth to seal victory.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (34-35)
Lost 2
NY Mets 7, Texas 1   NYM
NY Mets (32-34)
Won 1
June 13, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 3 2
NY Mets
2 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 X   7 9 0
Standings thru 6/13/08  |  Recap: TEX | NYM  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  Mets stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kinsler, 2B3000001.307
Young, SS4000012.295
Hamilton, CF4121010.319
Bradley, RF2000210.330
Murphy, LF3000024.286
  Rupe, P0000000.000
  Tejeda, P0000000.000
  a-Catalanotto, PH0000100.268
Shelton, 1B4000011.218
Saltalamacchia, C4000011.244
Duran, 3B2000120.197
Feldman, P2010010.500
  Byrd, LF1000001.270
Totals2913141010 

a-Walked for Tejeda in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Hamilton (18, 1st inning off Perez, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Hamilton 5; Feldman.
RBI: Hamilton (72).
2-out RBI: Hamilton.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Murphy 2.
GIDP: Young.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Duran (3, throw), Shelton (3, fielding).
DP: (Young-Kinsler-Shelton).

 
NY MetsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Reyes, SS4220001.291
Castillo, 2B4000002.261
Wright, 3B3001011.272
Beltran, CF3111100.264
Delgado, 1B3110101.243
Anderson, LF4111000.159
  Sanchez, P0000000.000
Schneider, C4110002.253
Chavez, RF4121001.222
Perez, P3012011.200
  Schoeneweis, P0000000.000
  a-Aguila, PH-LF1000011.167
Totals337962310 

a-Struck out for Schoeneweis in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Delgado (12, Feldman), Chavez (4, Feldman).
TB: Reyes 2; Beltran; Delgado 2; Anderson; Schneider; Chavez 3; Perez.
RBI: Beltran (42), Wright (49), Anderson (5), Chavez (5), Perez 2 (3).
2-out RBI: Beltran.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Schneider.
SF: Wright.
GIDP: Reyes.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Reyes (24, 2nd base off Feldman/Saltalamacchia), Delgado (1, 2nd base off Feldman/Saltalamacchia), Beltran (8, 3rd base off Feldman/Saltalamacchia).

FIELDING
DP: (Wright-Castillo-Delgado).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Feldman (L, 1-3)5.08762104.84
Rupe 1.01000004.10
Tejeda 2.00000209.00
 
NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Perez (W, 5-4)7.03113814.98
Schoeneweis 1.00000002.28
Sanchez 1.00001205.06

Feldman pitched to 4 batters in the 6th.

Balk: Feldman.
HBP: Kinsler (by Perez).
Pitches-strikes: Feldman 95-63, Rupe 12-7, Tejeda 36-25, Perez 116-73, Schoeneweis 13-7, Sanchez 24-14.
Ground outs-fly outs: Feldman 5-9, Rupe 3-0, Tejeda 1-3, Perez 5-8, Schoeneweis 1-2, Sanchez 0-1.
Batters faced: Feldman 26, Rupe 3, Tejeda 7, Perez 27, Schoeneweis 3, Sanchez 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Rupe 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Mike Reilly. 1B: Bob Davidson. 2B: Alfonso Marquez. 3B: Andy Fletcher.
Weather: 74 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, R to L.
T: 2:52.
Att: 49,880.

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