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Dodgers' battery drains Mets' hopes for win

Clayton Kershaw was brilliant against the Mets, tossing eight shutout innings in a duel with knuckleballer R.A. Dickey, and Russell Martin's RBI double in the bottom of the eighth inning proved to be the game-winner.

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MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
NY MetsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Reyes, SS4010000.278
Castillo, L, 2B4020000.242
Wright, D, 3B4010002.298
Beltran, CF4000022.167
Bay, LF4000020.259
Davis, I, 1B4010010.249
Francoeur, RF2010100.248
Acosta, M, P0000000.000
Feliciano, P, P0000000.000
Thole, C3010002.419
Dickey, P2000002.238
Valdes, P0000000.571
Pagan, RF1000000.304
Totals32070158.253
LA DodgersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Paul, LF4000012.252
Carroll, SS-2B3000000.281
Loney, 1B3000010.299
Kemp, CF3010010.267
Ethier, RF3010011.300
Blake, 3B3110021.255
DeWitt, 2B2000001.272
a-Furcal, PH-SS1000001.326
Martin, R, C3011000.246
Kershaw, P2000010.056
b-Belliard, PH0000100.213
Jansen, P0000000.000
Totals27141176.263
a-Flied out for DeWitt in the 8th. b-Intentionally walked for Kershaw in the 8th.
BATTING
2B: Wright, D (27, Kershaw), Castillo, L (3, Kershaw), Davis, I (20, Kershaw).
TB: Davis, I 2; Castillo, L 3; Thole; Wright, D 2; Francoeur; Reyes.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Beltran 2; Dickey.
GIDP: Thole.
Team RISP: 0-for-5.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
CS: Reyes (4, 2nd base by Kershaw/Martin, R).
PO: Reyes (1st base by Kershaw).

FIELDING
DP: (Castillo, L-Reyes-Davis, I).

BATTING
2B: Ethier (22, Dickey), Martin, R (12, Feliciano, P).
TB: Blake; Ethier 2; Kemp; Martin, R 2.
RBI: Martin, R (23).
2-out RBI: Martin, R.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: DeWitt; Paul.
GIDP: Ethier.
Team RISP: 0-for-3.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
DP: (DeWitt-Carroll-Loney).
Pickoffs: Kershaw (Reyes at 1st base).

NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Dickey5.22000602.55
Valdes1.00000004.14
Acosta, M0.10000002.84
Feliciano, P(L, 2-5)1.02111102.79
Totals8.04111703.75
LA DodgersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Kershaw(W, 10-5)8.07001302.96
Jansen(S, 1)1.00000200.00
Totals9.07001504.02
WP: Dickey.
IBB: Francoeur (by Kershaw), Belliard (by Feliciano, P).
Pitches-strikes: Dickey 70-55, Valdes 13-8, Acosta, M 6-3, Feliciano, P 30-17, Kershaw 112-75, Jansen 15-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: Dickey 8-2, Valdes 2-1, Acosta, M 1-0, Feliciano, P 1-1, Kershaw 6-7, Jansen 0-0.
Batters faced: Dickey 18, Valdes 3, Acosta, M 1, Feliciano, P 6, Kershaw 30, Jansen 3.
Umpires: HP: Dana DeMuth. 1B: Kerwin Danley. 2B: CB Bucknor. 3B: Doug Eddings.
Weather: 79 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 4 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:23.
Att: 39,897.
Venue: Dodger Stadium.
July 25, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media