facebook
twitter
search
search

MLB: N.Y. Mets 8, Philadelphia 3

Aug. 28, 2006 at 6:25 PM

NEW YORK, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Carlos Delgado drove in two runs and John Maine continued his mastery of Philadelphia Monday as the New York Mets beat the Phillies, 8-3.

The game was originally scheduled for Sunday, but was postponed due to rain.

Maine (4-3) allowed two runs on five hits through 6 1/3 innings. He has now won all three of his career outings against the Phillies, all this season.

Paul Lo Duca and David Wright also drove in two runs each for the Mets, who have won nine of their last 10 games as they continue to run away with the NL East.

Ryan Howard hit his 47th home run of the season while Pat Burrell also homered for the Phillies, who lost for just the third time in nine games. Howard's homer moved him one behind Hall-of-Famer Mike Schmidt for the Phillies' single-season record, which Schmidt set in 1980.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
SB50: Denver Broncos face tough call at QB in 2016
Johnny Manziel's ex-girlfriend claims he hit her
NFLPA hopes to have independent arbitration for player discipline next season
Watch every star-studded Super Bowl commercial of 2016
Group recreates 'Mario Kart' video game at UK mall