Oeltjen has four more hits, leads D-backs to 6-2 win

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PHOENIX (AP) -- Trent Oeltjen extended his remarkable big league debut with four more hits and Alex Romero had two hits and two RBIs as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the New York Mets 6-2 last night.

Oeltjen has 12 hits in his first 24 at-bats since his contract was purchased from Triple-A Reno to replace injured Justin Upton on Aug. 6. He has hit safely in all five of his major league games.

He also made a stellar catch in center field.

The Sydney, Australia, native singled and scored in a three-run third inning capped by Romero's two-run single. He tripled and scored in the fourth for a 5-2 Arizona lead.

The Diamondbacks lead the series 2-0.

The finale is set for 12:40 this afternoon at Chase Field, with Arizona right-hander Jon Garland starting against Mets left-hander Oliver Perez.