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Blake has blast
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Dodgers 5, Mets 3
Casey Blake watches his three-run homer in the sixth inning.  (Jeff Lewis/AP)
A day after sitting out with a tight hamstring, Casey Blake showed the best way to ease back -- with a home run trot. The third baseman's three-run shot in the sixth inning made a winner of Chad Billingsley, who settled in after early control issues to improve to 6-1.
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Series at a glance:
  • Mon. 05/18: LAD 3, NYM 2
  • Tue. 05/19: LAD 5, NYM 3
  • Wed. 05/20: vs NYM, 7:10 PM PT
NYM
NY Mets (21-18)
Lost 3
LA Dodgers 5, NY Mets 3   LAD
LA Dodgers (28-13)
Won 3
May 19, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Mets
0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0   3 6 1
LA Dodgers
1 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 X   5 9 1
Standings thru 5/19/09  |  Recap: NYM | LAD  |  Gameday  |  Mets stats  |  Dodgers stats
NY Mets AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Reyes, SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .283
Murphy, Dn, LF 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 .273
  b-Sheffield, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .254
  Green, S, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Rodriguez, Fr, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Beltran, CF 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .364
Wright, D, 3B 2 1 1 1 2 0 0 .361
Church, RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .275
Martinez, R, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .000
Reed, J, 1B 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 .344
Santos, O, C 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 .255
Maine, P 2 0 1 2 0 1 0 .188
  Takahashi, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Pagan, PH-LF 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .400
Totals 30 3 6 3 6 9 14  

a-Struck out for Takahashi in the 7th. b-Grounded out for Murphy, Dn in the 7th.

BATTING
TB: Wright, D; Church; Reyes; Beltran; Murphy, Dn; Maine.
RBI: Maine 2 (2), Wright, D (28).
2-out RBI: Maine 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Reyes; Sheffield.
GIDP: Martinez, R.
Team RISP: 2-for-8.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
CS: Murphy, Dn (1, 2nd base by Billingsley/Martin, R).
PO: Murphy, Dn (1st base by Billingsley).

FIELDING
E: Murphy, Dn (3, fielding).
DP: 2 (Martinez, R-Reyes-Reed, J, Wright, D-Martinez, R-Reed, J).

 
LA Dodgers AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Pierre, LF 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .400
Furcal, SS 3 0 1 0 1 0 2 .239
Hudson, O, 2B 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .341
  Castro, Ju, 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .391
Ethier, RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 5 .257
Martin, R, C 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .264
Loney, 1B 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .273
Kemp, CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .276
Blake, 3B 4 2 2 3 0 0 0 .283
Billingsley, P 2 0 2 1 1 0 0 .250
  Leach, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Belisario, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Wade, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Broxton, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 32 5 9 5 3 5 15  

BATTING
2B: Billingsley (1, Maine).
HR: Blake (9, 6th inning off Maine, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Billingsley 3; Pierre; Furcal; Kemp; Hudson, O; Blake 5; Loney.
RBI: Hudson, O (27), Billingsley (2), Blake 3 (26).
2-out RBI: Billingsley.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Martin, R 3; Pierre.
GIDP: Ethier, Furcal.
Team RISP: 3-for-10.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Furcal (7, throw).
Outfield assists: Kemp (Wright, D at 2nd base).
DP: (Castro, Ju-Loney).
Pickoffs: Billingsley (Murphy, Dn at 1st base).

 
NY Mets IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Maine (L, 3-3) 5.1 8 5 4 3 3 1 4.53
Takahashi 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.12
Green, S 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 7.50
Rodriguez, Fr 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.92
 
LA Dodgers IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Billingsley (W, 6-1) 6.1 4 3 3 5 7 0 2.51
Leach (H, 2) 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 7.36
Belisario (H, 6) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.74
Wade (H, 6) 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4.15
Broxton, J (S, 10) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.35

WP: Billingsley.
IBB: Reed, J (by Billingsley).
Pitches-strikes: Maine 103-64, Takahashi 4-4, Green, S 13-8, Rodriguez, Fr 8-5, Billingsley 117-65, Leach 12-11, Belisario 5-3, Wade 18-11, Broxton, J 10-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Maine 6-2, Takahashi 1-0, Green, S 0-1, Rodriguez, Fr 1-1, Billingsley 3-2, Leach 0-0, Belisario 1-0, Wade 1-1, Broxton, J 2-0.
Batters faced: Maine 27, Takahashi 2, Green, S 3, Rodriguez, Fr 3, Billingsley 26, Leach 2, Belisario 1, Wade 4, Broxton, J 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Takahashi 1-0, Leach 1-0, Belisario 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Dale Scott. 1B: Jerry Meals. 2B: Mike DiMuro. 3B: James Hoye.
Weather: 66 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, In from LF.
T: 2:58.
Att: 37,857.
Venue: Dodger Stadium.
May 19, 2009
May 19, 2009

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