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Box > NY Mets 9, Oakland 6
Mets slam brakes on skid
Carlos Beltran homered and drove in three runs, Mike Piazza homered and Ramon Castro added three RBIs in a high-scoring victory. Kris Benson went six innings, allowing three runs on seven hits, to earn the win.
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Carlos Beltran watches his three-run home run in the fifth inning on Thursday afternoon. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
Starter Ryan Glynn was handed a 3-1 lead on the strength of a solo homer by Mark Kotsay in the first inning and a two-run shot by rookie Nick Swisher in the second, but the Mets chased Glynn with a seven-run fifth inning.
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NYM
NY Mets (33-33)
Won 1
NY Mets 9, Oakland 6   OAK
Oakland (27-38)
Lost 1
June 16, 2005
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NY Mets
0 1 0 0 7 0 1 0 0   9 9 1
Oakland
1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 0   6 11 2
Standings through 6/16/05  |  Gameday  |  Mets Stats  |  Athletics Stats
NY MetsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Reyes, SS5110011.259
Wright, 3B5111010.290
Beltran, CF5113000.278
Floyd, LF4110000.283
Woodward, LF1000000.296
Piazza, DH4121100.264
Daubach, 1B1200302.000
Diaz, RF2100202.257
Castro, C4023003.245
Matsui, 2B4110011.234
Totals35998639 

BATTING
2B: Matsui (5, Glynn), Castro (3, Harikkala).
HR: Beltran (8, 5th inning off Glynn, 2 on, 0 out), Piazza (7, 7th inning off Harikkala, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Reyes; Wright; Beltran 4; Floyd; Piazza 5; Castro 3; Matsui 2.
RBI: Castro 3 (7), Wright (35), Beltran 3 (32), Piazza (29).
2-out RBI: Castro.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Castro 2; Reyes.
GIDP: Diaz.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Daubach (1, throw).
DP: 2 (Matsui-Reyes-Daubach, Wright-Matsui-Daubach).

 
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kendall, C4010101.243
Kotsay, CF5111003.287
Crosby, SS5010013.339
Chavez, DH4110001.249
Hatteberg, 1B4010002.272
Kielty, LF3111101.289
Ginter, 3B4221001.183
Swisher, RF3123101.234
Scutaro, 2B4010002.247
Totals3661163115 

BATTING
2B: Kielty (8, Graves), Ginter (4, Graves).
HR: Kotsay (4, 1st inning off Benson, 0 on, 1 out), Swisher (4, 2nd inning off Benson, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Kendall; Kotsay 4; Crosby; Chavez; Hatteberg; Kielty 2; Ginter 3; Swisher 5; Scutaro.
RBI: Kotsay (33), Swisher 3 (21), Kielty (26), Ginter (20).
2-out RBI: Kielty; Ginter; Swisher.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Crosby.
GIDP: Kielty; Crosby.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Ginter (4, fielding), Kielty (3, throw).
DP: (Crosby-Hatteberg).

 
NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Benson (W, 5-2)6.07332023.67
Bell 1.00000004.39
Graves 1.04330107.97
Looper (S, 13)1.00001002.96
 
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Glynn (L, 0-3)4.05544116.60
Cruz 0.12321008.49
Harikkala 2.22111116.39
Rincon 1.00000103.12
Yabu 1.00000004.28

Glynn pitched to 4 batters in the 5th.

Pitches-strikes: Benson 99-61, Bell 9-6, Graves 22-14, Looper 14-8, Glynn 89-46, Cruz 16-7, Harikkala 32-19, Rincon 12-8, Yabu 9-5.
Ground outs-fly outs: Benson 7-11, Bell 0-3, Graves 1-1, Looper 2-1, Glynn 6-4, Cruz 1-0, Harikkala 5-2, Rincon 1-1, Yabu 1-2.
Batters faced: Benson 26, Bell 3, Graves 7, Looper 3, Glynn 21, Cruz 4, Harikkala 10, Rincon 3, Yabu 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Harikkala 3-3.
Umpires: HP: Kerwin Danley. 1B: Jim Reynolds. 2B: Wally Bell. 3B: John Hirschbeck.
Weather: 65 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 9 mph, L to R.
T: 2:50.
Att: 17,308.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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