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Dodgers make it two
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Dodgers 5, Mets 4
Blake DeWitt slides safely into home with an inside-the-park homer on Tuesday. (AP)
Blake DeWitt had a monster game vs. the Mets, finishing with three hits and four RBIs, including an inside-the-park homer that gave the Dodgers the lead for good. Hong-Chih Kuo fanned eight in relief, the most strikeouts by a reliever in the Majors this year.
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Series at a glance:
NYM
NY Mets (16-15)
Lost 2
LA Dodgers 5, NY Mets 4   LAD
LA Dodgers (19-14)
Won 2
May 6, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Mets
1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0   4 11 1
LA Dodgers
0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 X   5 10 2
Standings thru 5/6/08  |  Recap: NYM | LAD  |  Gameday  |  Mets stats  |  Dodgers stats
NY MetsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Reyes, SS5011015.260
Church, RF5121015.314
Wright, 3B4000133.265
Alou, LF5120000.250
Delgado, 1B5010023.216
Pagan, CF5120014.276
Schneider, C4120120.308
Castillo, 2B4011014.232
Figueroa, P1000200.100
  Heilman, P0000000.000
  a-Beltran, PH1000010.219
  Feliciano, P0000000.000
  Smith, P0000000.000
Totals39411341224 

a-Struck out for Heilman in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Church (6, Broxton).
HR: Church (5, 1st inning off Kuroda, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Reyes; Church 6; Alou 2; Delgado; Pagan 2; Schneider 2; Castillo.
RBI: Church (23), Castillo (5), Reyes (13).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wright 3; Reyes 2; Pagan; Church; Castillo.
GIDP: Church.
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING
SB: Pagan (3, 2nd base off Kuroda/Martin), Castillo (7, 2nd base off Kuroda/Martin), Alou (1, home off Kuroda/Martin).

FIELDING
E: Wright (7, throw).

 
LA DodgersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pierre, LF5011001.316
Jones, CF4010121.162
Kemp, RF3010102.330
Kent, 2B3100112.277
Loney, 1B4120000.278
Martin, C3110103.297
DeWitt, 3B4234010.317
Hu, SS4010013.229
Kuroda, P0000000.154
  Kuo, P2000011.333
  Broxton, P0000000.000
  a-Young, PH0000000.375
  Saito, P0000000.000
Totals3251054613 

a-Hit a sacrifice bunt for Broxton in the 8th.

BATTING
HR: DeWitt (2, 5th inning off Figueroa, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Pierre; Jones; Kemp; Loney 2; Martin; DeWitt 6; Hu.
RBI: Pierre (12), DeWitt 4 (18).
2-out RBI: Pierre; DeWitt 4.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Martin 2; Hu; Kuo; Kent; Jones.
S: Kuroda; Young.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Kemp 2 (9, 2nd base off Figueroa/Schneider, 2nd base off Heilman/Schneider), Pierre (11, 2nd base off Figueroa/Schneider).

FIELDING
E: Kuroda (1, throw), DeWitt (5, fielding).
DP: (Kuroda-Martin-Loney).

 
NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Figueroa (L, 2-2)5.08554314.81
Heilman 2.01000204.66
Feliciano 0.21000000.84
Smith 0.10000103.07
 
LA DodgersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Kuroda 3.18423113.95
Kuo (W, 2-1)3.20001802.59
Broxton (H, 5)1.01000201.80
Saito (S, 5)1.02000101.76

HBP: Castillo (by Kuo).
Pitches-strikes: Figueroa 104-68, Heilman 23-16, Feliciano 10-6, Smith 5-3, Kuroda 80-46, Kuo 51-37, Broxton 14-11, Saito 16-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: Figueroa 4-7, Heilman 2-2, Feliciano 2-0, Smith 0-0, Kuroda 7-2, Kuo 0-3, Broxton 1-0, Saito 1-1.
Batters faced: Figueroa 27, Heilman 7, Feliciano 3, Smith 1, Kuroda 22, Kuo 13, Broxton 4, Saito 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Smith 1-0, Kuo 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Tim Tschida. 1B: Jim Joyce. 2B: Jeff Nelson. 3B: Adrian Johnson.
Weather: 61 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:21.
Att: 43,927.

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