Philadelphia 3, NY Mets 2

Date - Friday, September 24, 2010 7:05 PM
Location - Citizens Bank Park
Temperature - 87°
Umpires - Home Plate - Brian Runge, First Base - Jerry Layne, Second Base - Mike Winters, Third Base - Hunter Wendelstedt,
Attendance - 45309

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
NY Mets 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 0
Philadelphia 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 9 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
NY Mets 0-0 0-0 0-0 L6
Philadelphia 0-0 0-0 0-0 W11

Recap

Shane Victorino belted a solo homer and drove in two runs and Joe Blanton tossed seven strong innings as the Philadelphia Phillies posted their 11th straight win with a 3-2 triumph over the New York Mets on Friday.

Carlos Ruiz ripped an RBI single and Placido Polanco had two hits as Philadelphia (93-61) improved to 19-3 in the month of September.

With Friday's victory, Philadelphia reduced its magic number to clinching its fourth consecutive NL East title to two games. The second-place Atlanta Braves dropped an 8-3 decision to the Washington Nationals on Friday evening.

Blanton (8-6) secured his fifth straight victorious decision in this one. The 29-year-old right-hander, who hasn't lost July 21, allowed two runs and six hits and struck out six to pick up the win.

Ryan Madson fanned two in a scoreless eighth inning and Brad Lidge stranded a runner at third base for his 27th save of the season.

Angel Pagan belted a two-run homer and Ike Davis had three hits for New York (74-79), which dropped its sixth in a row.

R.A. Dickey (11-8) permitted three runs and eight hits in six innings to take the loss.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
NY Mets   Philadelphia
R.A. Dickey Player Joe Blanton
Loss W/L Win
6.0 IP 7.0
4 Strikeouts 6
8 Hits 6
3.00 ERA 2.57
Hitting
NY Mets   Philadelphia
Ike Davis Player Shane Victorino
3 Hits 2
0 RBI 2
0 HR 1
4 TB 6
.750 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
NY Mets 7 1 14 .212 9 9 2 2 0 0
Philadelphia 9 1 13 .300 14 6 3 2 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Philadelphia will play their next game at home against NY Mets. The Phillies have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
  • NY Mets will play their next game on the road against Philadelphia. The Mets have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.