Final

Series: Game 3 of 3

New York won 2-1

Game 1: Friday, July 19
New York 4Final
Cincinnati 2
Game 2: Saturday, July 20
New York 8Final
Cincinnati 7
Game 3: Sunday, July 21
New York 1Final
Cincinnati 9

Mets 1

(50-48, 25-28 away)

Reds 9

(51-47, 23-25 home)

    1:15 PM ET, July 21, 2002

    Cinergy Field, Cincinnati, Ohio 

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    NYM 000000001 1 - -
    CIN 02312010 - 9 - -

    W: E. Dessens (7-5)

    L: A. Leiter (9-8)

    Game Notes

    THE HOME RUN BY CINCINNATI'S BRANDON LARSON IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SEVENTH INNING WAS THE FIRST OF HIS MAJOR LEAGUE CAREER.
    THIRD BASE UMPIRE LARRY YOUNG LEFT THE GAME AFTER TWO INNINGS DUE TO A SORE LEFT KNEE. JAMES HOYE IS NOW UMPIRING AT THIRD BASE.