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Skid hits four
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Mets 8, Dodgers 4
Andre Ethier (left) is congratulated by Blake DeWitt after scoring. (Jon SooHoo/Dodgers)
The Mets seem to have Brad Penny's number. The right-hander lost to New York for the second time this season after giving up six runs -- five earned -- in four innings. The loss put a damper on both Jeff Kent's return to the lineup and Joe Torre's return to New York.
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Series at a glance:
LAD
LA Dodgers (26-27)
Lost 4
NY Mets 8, LA Dodgers 4   NYM
NY Mets (26-26)
Won 3
May 29, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Dodgers
0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0   4 7 2
NY Mets
0 0 2 4 0 0 2 0 X   8 13 0
Standings thru 5/29/08  |  Recap: LAD | NYM  |  Gameday  |  Dodgers stats  |  Mets stats
LA DodgersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pierre, LF4010000.276
Ethier, RF4110011.306
Martin, C3000101.311
Kent, 2B4121002.248
Loney, 1B4121011.276
Kemp, CF4000024.305
DeWitt, 3B4112011.293
Maza, SS3000010.321
Penny, P1000000.190
  a-Sweeney, PH1000000.095
  Kuo, P0000000.333
  b-Tiffee, PH1000000.333
  Proctor, P0000000.000
  Beimel, P0000000.000
  Wade, P0000000.000
Totals334741610 

a-Grounded out for Penny in the 5th. b-Flied out for Kuo in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Ethier (12, Vargas).
HR: Kent (5, 5th inning off Vargas, 0 on, 0 out), DeWitt (5, 5th inning off Vargas, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Pierre; Ethier 2; Kent 5; Loney 2; DeWitt 4.
RBI: Kent (23), DeWitt 2 (27), Loney (30).
2-out RBI: Loney.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kemp.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
SB: Pierre (20, 2nd base off Vargas/Schneider).

FIELDING
E: Martin (6, catcher interference), Pierre (1, throw).
DP: 2 (Maza-Kent-Loney, Kent-Maza-Loney).

 
NY MetsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Reyes, SS5120010.282
Castillo, 2B4231101.271
Wright, 3B4224111.284
Beltran, CF4120103.264
Delgado, 1B4120013.222
Tatis, LF4000004.304
Chavez, RF3011100.230
Schneider, C4011001.256
Vargas, P1100000.000
  Feliciano, P0000000.000
  Muniz, P0000000.000
  a-Easley, PH1000000.222
  Schoeneweis, P1000002.000
  Smith, P0000000.000
Totals3581374315 

a-Flied out for Muniz in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Castillo (5, Penny).
HR: Wright 2 (11, 3rd inning off Penny, 1 on, 2 out; 4th inning off Penny, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Reyes 2; Castillo 4; Wright 8; Beltran 2; Delgado 2; Chavez; Schneider.
RBI: Wright 4 (40), Castillo (16), Chavez (2), Schneider (15).
2-out RBI: Wright 4; Castillo; Chavez; Schneider.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Delgado; Tatis; Schoeneweis.
GIDP: Schneider; Castillo.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Chavez (Pierre at home).
DP: (Chavez-Schneider).

 
LA DodgersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Penny (L, 5-6)4.08653225.66
Kuo 2.01000002.18
Proctor 0.10111005.55
Beimel 0.23110001.62
Wade 1.01000101.32
 
NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Vargas (W, 2-2)5.25441224.50
Feliciano 0.01000002.29
Muniz (H, 1)0.10000100.00
Schoeneweis (H, 6)1.20000101.25
Smith 1.11000202.95

Feliciano pitched to 1 batter in the 6th.

Pitches-strikes: Penny 91-52, Kuo 26-18, Proctor 9-5, Beimel 15-13, Wade 17-11, Vargas 88-58, Feliciano 7-4, Muniz 4-3, Schoeneweis 15-12, Smith 17-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Penny 10-0, Kuo 4-2, Proctor 1-0, Beimel 2-0, Wade 1-1, Vargas 8-6, Feliciano 0-0, Muniz 0-0, Schoeneweis 2-2, Smith 1-1.
Batters faced: Penny 23, Kuo 6, Proctor 2, Beimel 5, Wade 4, Vargas 22, Feliciano 1, Muniz 1, Schoeneweis 5, Smith 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Beimel 1-1, Feliciano 2-1, Muniz 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Bill Welke. 1B: Chris Guccione. 2B: Tim Welke. 3B: Chuck Meriwether.
Weather: 76 degrees, clear.
Wind: 10 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:04.
Att: 52,886.

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