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NL East lead grows
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Phillies 7, Mets 2
Rodrigo Lopez went 6 1/3 innings, allowing two runs on six hits. (Tom Mihalek/AP)
The Phils gained some room on the Marlins and extended their lead over the Mets thanks to an 11-hit attack against New York. The beneficiary of the offensive onslaught was Rodrigo Lopez, who held the Mets scoreless until the seventh in his first Major League start since 2007.
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Series at a glance:
NYM
NY Mets (39-40)
Lost 1
Philadelphia 7, NY Mets 2   PHI
Philadelphia (40-37)
Won 1
July 3, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Mets
0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0   2 8 1
Philadelphia
3 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 X   7 11 0
Standings thru 7/3/09  |  Recap: NYM | PHI  |  Gameday  |  Mets stats  |  Phillies stats
NY Mets AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Cora, SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .250
Murphy, Dn, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .245
Wright, D, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .333
Sheffield, RF 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .289
Church, CF 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .300
Tatis, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 5 .261
Evans, LF 4 1 1 1 0 2 3 .321
Schneider, C 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 .243
Hernandez, L, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .107
  Misch, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
  a-Reed, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .278
  Parnell, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Dessens, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Martinez, F, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .176
Totals 34 2 8 2 2 7 14  

a-Struck out for Misch in the 7th. b-Grounded out for Dessens in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Church (16, Lopez), Evans (4, Lopez), Schneider (7, Lopez).
TB: Murphy, Dn; Sheffield; Church 4; Tatis; Evans 2; Schneider 2.
RBI: Evans (6), Schneider (18).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Murphy, Dn; Evans; Cora; Tatis.
GIDP: Wright, D.
Team RISP: 2-for-10.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Murphy, Dn (7, missed catch).
DP: (Misch-Schneider-Murphy, Dn).

 
Philadelphia AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Rollins, SS 5 1 2 2 0 0 0 .212
Victorino, CF 5 2 3 0 0 0 1 .299
Utley, 2B 4 1 2 2 0 1 1 .303
Howard, 1B 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 .254
Werth, RF 3 1 1 1 1 2 3 .264
Dobbs, LF 4 0 1 2 0 1 3 .244
  Mayberry, LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225
Feliz, 3B 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 .289
Bako, C 4 1 1 0 0 1 6 .250
Lopez, P 3 0 0 0 0 1 5 .000
  Park, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .083
  a-Stairs, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .281
  Madson, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 33 7 11 7 5 6 19  

a-Flied out for Park in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Rollins 2 (17, Hernandez, L, Hernandez, L), Bako (1, Hernandez, L).
3B: Victorino (6, Hernandez, L).
HR: Werth (16, 3rd inning off Hernandez, L, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Rollins 4; Victorino 5; Utley 2; Werth 4; Dobbs; Feliz; Bako 2.
RBI: Utley 2 (54), Dobbs 2 (13), Werth (44), Rollins 2 (29).
2-out RBI: Rollins 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lopez 2; Victorino; Bako 2; Utley.
SF: Utley.
GIDP: Dobbs.
Team RISP: 4-for-12.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Utley (8, 2nd base off Hernandez, L/Schneider).

FIELDING
DP: (Rollins-Utley-Howard).

 
NY Mets IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hernandez, L (L, 5-4) 3.0 10 7 7 4 2 1 4.56
Misch 3.0 0 0 0 1 3 0 3.97
Parnell 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.04
Dessens 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.38
 
Philadelphia IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lopez (W, 1-0) 6.1 6 2 2 1 4 0 2.84
Park 1.2 2 0 0 1 2 0 5.86
Madson 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.38

Hernandez, L pitched to 3 batters in the 4th.

IBB: Feliz (by Misch).
Pitches-strikes: Hernandez, L 81-43, Misch 30-18, Parnell 15-10, Dessens 19-12, Lopez 96-62, Park 27-16, Madson 10-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: Hernandez, L 2-1, Misch 3-0, Parnell 2-0, Dessens 2-1, Lopez 6-3, Park 1-1, Madson 1-0.
Batters faced: Hernandez, L 23, Misch 9, Parnell 3, Dessens 4, Lopez 26, Park 7, Madson 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Misch 3-0, Park 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Jim Joyce. 1B: Bill Miller. 2B: Ed Rapuano. 3B: Adrian Johnson.
Weather: 78 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 15 mph, L to R.
T: 2:38.
Att: 45,231.
July 3, 2009

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