Photos: Mets vs. Cubs
The Mets visit Chicago for a three-game series against the Cubs at Wrigley Field.
Angel Pagan #16 of the New York Mets scores a run ahead of the throw to Geovaney Soto #18 of the Chicago Cubs.
Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Carlos Zambrano heads to the dugout after being replaced by Tom Gorzelanny during the fourth inning. Zambrano lasted only 3 and 1/3 innings giving up four runs off 11 hits.
New York Mets' Angel Pagan, left, is safe at home off a single by Daniel Murphy as Chicago Cubs catcher Geovany Soto makes a late tag off the throw by center fielder Kosuke Fukudome during the third inning.
New York Mets starting pitcher Nelson Figueroa delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs. (Aug. 30, 2009)
New York Mets starting pitcher Bobby Parnell wipes his face during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009 at Wrigley Field in Chicago. Parnell pitched 4 and 2/3 innings giving up eight runs off nine hits. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
Chicago Cubs catcher Koyie Hill, right, shows home plate umpire James Hoye, left, the ball after tagging out New York Mets' Fernando Tatis during the fourth inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009 at Wrigley Field in Chicago. Tatis who tried to score from first off a two-RBI double by Brian Schneider. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
New York Mets' Jeff Francoeur hits a two-RBI double off Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Ryan Dempster scoring Luis Castillo and Daniel Murphy during the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009 at Wrigley Field in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
New York Mets' Daniel Murphy is safe at home off a two-RBI double by Jeff Francoeur as Chicago Cubs catcher Koyie Hill fields the throw during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009 at Wrigley Field in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
Chicago Cubs leftfielder Alfonso Soriano is unable to catch a fly ball by the Mets' Fernando Tatis that was ruled a double and gave the Mets a 2-1 lead in the top of the eighth inning on Friday. Soriano later recovered from several fielding miscues by hitting a three-run home run in the Cubs' 5-2 win.
Alfonso Soriano (pictured)
Cubs catcher Geovany Soto tags out the Mets' Daniel Murphy on a play at the plate in the top of the eighth inning.
Cubs rightfielder Milton Bradley, left, fails to make a play on a fly ball hit by the Mets' Omir Santos after waving off second baseman Jeff Baker during the second inning. The Mets' Jeff Francoeur scored on the play.
Mets starter Pat Misch throws a pitch against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on Friday. Misch threw seven innings and allowed only one run in the Mets' 5-2 loss.
Cubs leftfielder Alfonso Soriano drops a fly ball hit by the Mets' Omir Santos in the fourth inning. The play was ruled an error.
Mets centerfielder Angel Pagan makes a running catch on a ball hit by the Cubs' Aramis Ramirez in the third inning Friday.
Cubs starter Ted Lilly winds up for a pitch against the Mets on Friday.
Mets shortstop Wilson Valdez, left, avoids a collision with teammate Luis Castillo after fielding a ball hit by the Cubs' Jeff Baker in the sixth inning Friday.