Final

Series: Game 2 of 2

Milwaukee won 2-0

Game 1: Tuesday, June 3
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Game 1: Wednesday, June 4
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Game 1: Thursday, June 5
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Game 2: Thursday, June 5
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Brewers 5

(24-34, 14-15 away)

Mets 3

(26-32, 15-14 home)

    7:10 PM ET, June 5, 2003

    Shea Stadium, Flushing, New York 

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    W: B. Sheets (6-4)

    L: T. Glavine (5-6)

    S: M. DeJean (14)

    Glavine left in second inning with left elbow injury

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Ben Sheets pitched seven sharp innings, and Milwaukee scored four times in the first off Tom Glavine before he left with an injured elbow as the Brewers beat the New York Mets 5-3 Thursday to complete a doubleheader sweep.

    Tom Glavine

    Mets manager Art Howe, right, signals the bullpen to come in and replace Tom Glavine, center, who left after injuring his left elbow.

    In the opener, Richie Sexson, Eric Young, Geoff Jenkins and Royce Clayton homered to help Milwaukee to an 8-7 win, its first victory at Shea Stadium since Sept. 11, 2000 -- nine games.

    Glavine allowed four runs in a 51-pitch first inning, then gave up a double to Scott Podsednik to start the second. After going 2-0 on Sexson, catcher Vance Wilson went to the mound, said something to Glavine and looked to the dugout.

    Manager Art Howe, trainer Scott Lawrenson and pitching coach Vern Ruhle went to the mound and ended Glavine's shortest start since he didn't get an out on May 19, 1989, for Atlanta against the Chicago Cubs. He will be re-evaluated to see if he can make his next start.

    Losing Glavine for any period would be devastating to the Mets, who already have four pitchers on the DL. Fifth starter Pedro Astacio will likely have right shoulder surgery next Tuesday.

    Glavine (5-6) allowed five runs, four hits and five walks -- one intentional in one-plus innings.

    John Franco pitched an inning of relief, making the 1,000th appearance in his career -- he's the only the eighth pitcher to do so.

    Sheets (6-4 ) retired the first nine batters he faced and went more than seven innings for the third consecutive start.

    A diving catch by right fielder Brady Clark with two outs and runners on first and third in the fifth helped preserve his first win over New York in three tries.

    In seven innings, he gave up six hits and three runs with three strikeouts and a walk. Sheets has won four of five decisions.

    Mike DeJean got his 13th and 14th saves of the season, pitching the ninth to close out both wins. He gave up Tony Clark's two-run homer in the opener, his second pinch-hit shot of the season.

    The Brewers scored four times off Glavine on three hits and four walks -- one intentional -- to start things. Sheets walked with the bases loaded for his first RBI of the season.

    Jenkins, who had four hits in the second game, added a run-scoring single off reliever Pat Strange in the second to make it 5-0.

    After Rey Sanchez got New York's first hit to leadoff the fourth inning, Ty Wigginton hit a two-run homer to become the first Mets player to homer in both games of a doubleheader since Robin Ventura hit two grand slams against the Brewers on May 20, 1999.

    Wigginton went a combined 5-for-9 with six RBI and four runs scored for New York.

    Steve Trachsel (4-3) lasted a season-low four innings, and he tied a career worst by giving up the four homers in the first game.

    Young and Jenkins hit home runs in the third inning, and Sexson and Royce Clayton connected during a four-run fourth.

    Matt Kinney (4-4) allowed five runs -- four earned -- and seven hits in six innings.

    Game notes


    The doubleheader came after the first two games of the series were rained out. ... Mets relief pitcher Jeremy Griffiths made his major league debut in the first game. ... Young's streak of 12 straight steals ended in the sixth inning of the second game... In his 13th season as a manager, Howe is 1,018-982. He was also with Houston and Oakland. ... Roberto Alomar went 0-for-6 in his first games back since sitting out two games last weekend because of a strained hip flexor.

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