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Offense held quiet
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Phillies 4, Mets 1
Fernando Nieve allowed four runs -- three earned -- in 5 2/3 innings Saturday. (Tom Mihalek/AP)
The Mets were stymied by veteran lefty Jamie Moyer and four Phillies relievers, managing just six singles in the loss to Philadelphia. Alex Cora had three hits and losing pitcher Fernando Nieve, who walked six batters, drove in the Mets' lone run.
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Series at a glance:
NYM
NY Mets (39-41)
Lost 2
Philadelphia 4, NY Mets 1   PHI
Philadelphia (41-37)
Won 2
July 4, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Mets
0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   1 6 1
Philadelphia
1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 X   4 9 0
Standings thru 7/4/09  |  Recap: NYM | PHI  |  Gameday  |  Mets stats  |  Phillies stats
NY Mets AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Castillo, L, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .270
Cora, SS 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 .263
Wright, D, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .329
Sheffield, RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .283
Tatis, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .255
Church, CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .295
Evans, N, LF 4 1 1 0 0 2 0 .313
Santos, O, C 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 .268
Nieve, P 2 0 1 1 0 1 1 .286
  Misch, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Murphy, Dn, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .244
  Stokes, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Feliciano, P, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 32 1 6 1 1 5 11  

a-Struck out for Misch in the 7th.

BATTING
TB: Santos, O; Evans, N; Nieve; Cora 3.
RBI: Nieve (1).
2-out RBI: Nieve.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Castillo, L; Tatis; Sheffield.
Team RISP: 1-for-5.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Santos, O (2, fielding).
DP: (Castillo, L-Tatis).

 
Philadelphia AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Rollins, SS 3 0 1 2 2 0 0 .213
Victorino, CF 5 1 3 1 0 0 1 .304
Utley, 2B 3 0 0 0 1 1 5 .300
Howard, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .254
Werth, RF 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 .262
Dobbs, LF 4 0 1 0 0 2 5 .244
  1-Mayberry, PR-LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225
Feliz, 3B 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .296
Bako, C 2 2 0 0 2 0 3 .214
Moyer, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .050
  Durbin, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
  Romero, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Madson, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Stairs, PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .281
  b-Coste, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .248
  Lidge, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 29 4 9 4 6 5 16  

a-Batted for Madson in the 8th. b-Struck out for Stairs in the 8th.
1-Ran for Dobbs in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Rollins (18, Nieve).
TB: Howard; Victorino 3; Feliz 3; Rollins 2; Dobbs.
RBI: Werth (45), Rollins 2 (31), Victorino (35).
2-out RBI: Victorino.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Dobbs 3; Utley 3; Bako.
SAC: Moyer 2.
SF: Werth.
GIDP: Bako.
Team RISP: 3-for-11.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
PB: Bako (1).
DP: (Utley-Howard).

 
NY Mets IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Nieve (L, 3-2) 5.2 6 4 3 6 3 0 2.73
Misch 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.86
Stokes 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.67
Feliciano, P 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.70
 
Philadelphia IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Moyer (W, 7-6) 6.1 5 1 1 1 1 0 5.72
Durbin (H, 6) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.25
Romero, J (H, 4) 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.00
Madson (H, 15) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.32
Lidge (S, 15) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 7.31

HBP: Santos, O (by Durbin).
Pitches-strikes: Nieve 99-56, Misch 13-9, Stokes 15-10, Feliciano, P 9-7, Moyer 87-58, Durbin 10-6, Romero, J 14-9, Madson 12-7, Lidge 13-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: Nieve 5-7, Misch 0-0, Stokes 2-0, Feliciano, P 1-0, Moyer 11-3, Durbin 0-0, Romero, J 1-0, Madson 0-0, Lidge 1-0.
Batters faced: Nieve 28, Misch 2, Stokes 5, Feliciano, P 3, Moyer 24, Durbin 2, Romero, J 3, Madson 2, Lidge 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Misch 2-1, Romero, J 1-0, Madson 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Bill Miller. 1B: Ed Rapuano. 2B: Adrian Johnson. 3B: Jim Joyce.
Weather: 82 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 17 mph, L to R.
T: 2:49.
Att: 45,141.
Venue: Citizens Bank Park.
July 4, 2009
July 4, 2009

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