Final

Series: Game 2 of 3

Philadelphia leads 2-0 (as of 5/8)

Game 1: Tuesday, May 7
Houston 4Final
Philadelphia 7
Game 2: Wednesday, May 8
Houston 3Final
Philadelphia 5
Game 3: Thursday, May 9
Houston 1Final
Philadelphia 3

Astros 3

(14-18, 7-10 away)

Phillies 5

(14-19, 11-7 home)

    7:05 PM ET, May 8, 2002

    Veterans Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 

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    HOU 010000101 3 - -
    PHI 210000002 5 - -

    W: J. Mesa (1-1)

    L: N. Cruz (0-3)

    Game Notes

    HOUSTON LEFT FIELDER ORLANDO MERCED LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE NINTH INNING DUE TO A STRAINED RIGHT HAMSTRING.
    NELSON CRUZ STARTED THE NINTH INNING FOR HOUSTON NOT BRANDON PUFFER AS PREVIOUSLY REPORTED.
    HOUSTON'S ORLANDO MERCED LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE NINTH INNING WITH AN UNDISCLOSED INJURY.
    HOUSTON CENTER FIELDER LANCE BERKMAN WAS EJECTED IN THE TOP OF THE EIGHTH INNING BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE LARRY VANOVER FOR ARGUING A CALLED THIRD STRIKE.
    PHILADELPHIA PITCHER BRANDON DUCKWORTH HAS 12 STRIKEOUTS THROUGH SIX INNINGS.