NY Mets 5, Chi. Cubs 4

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, September 9, 2011 7:10 PM
Location - Citi Field
Temperature - 82°
Umpires - Home Plate - Chad Fairchild, First Base - Joe West, Second Base - Paul Schrieber, Third Base - Angel Campos,
Attendance - 27639

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Chi. Cubs 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 8 1
NY Mets 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 1 5 10 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Chi. Cubs 62-82 35-40 27-42 L1
NY Mets 71-73 31-38 40-35 W1

Recap


Justin Turner's two-out single in the ninth inning gave the New York Mets a 5-4 win over the visiting Chicago Cubs on Friday night.

Darwin Barney's two-out single in the top of the inning had tied the game, but Nick Evans started the winning rally with a single off Sean Marshall (6-6).

Evans took second on Josh Thole's sacrifice and, after Jose Reyes was intentionally walked. Turner hit a 1-0 pitch to deep center for the victory. He also had an RBI double in the fifth.

In the top of the ninth, Geovany Soto drew a one-out walk off Manny Acosta (3-1) and took second on Starlin Castro's single to left. Barney's single to center scored pinch-runner Lou Montanez.

Castro, who leads the National League in hits, was struck in the midsection by a pitch in the seventh, but remained in the game. He was 2-for-4 and extended his hitting streak to 11 games.

Chicago's Carlos Pena hit a two-run homer, his 27th, in the third.

Reyes extended his hitting streak to 12 games with a double in the fifth.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Chi. Cubs   NY Mets
Casey Coleman Player Michael Pelfrey
No Decision W/L No Decision
5.0 IP 6.2
5 Strikeouts 3
8 Hits 6
7.20 ERA 4.05
Hitting
Chi. Cubs   NY Mets
Starlin Castro Player Justin Turner
2 Hits 3
0 RBI 2
0 HR 0
2 TB 5
.500 Avg .600

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Chi. Cubs 8 1 14 .242 16 4 4 5 1 1
NY Mets 10 0 15 .278 11 8 5 1 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • NY Mets will play their next game at home against Chi. Cubs. The Mets have a W/L % of .521 after a win and .466 after a loss.
  • Chi. Cubs will play their next game on the road against NY Mets. The Cubs have a W/L % of .371 after a win and .476 after a loss.
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