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Fresh start for Mets
Mets 7, Marlins 2
Johan Santana delivers against the Marlins in the first inning. (Hans Deryk/Reuters)
Against the team that ended their 2007 season, the Mets played with a purpose. New ace Johan Santana did not disappoint, allowing two runs over seven sharp innings, and David Wright's three-run double highlighted a six-run fourth as the Mets cruised on Opening Day.
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Series at a glance:
NYM
NY Mets (1-0)
Won 1
NY Mets 7, Florida 2   FLA
Florida (0-1)
Lost 1
March 31, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Mets
0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 1   7 10 0
Florida
0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   2 5 1
Standings thru 3/31/08  |  Recap: NYM | FLA  |  Gameday  |  Mets stats  |  Marlins stats
NY MetsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Reyes, SS4121010.500
Castillo, 2B3110200.333
Wright, 3B4023102.500
Beltran, CF5120012.400
Delgado, 1B3100102.000
Pagan, LF3111100.333
Church, RF4111001.250
Schneider, C4000003.000
Santana, P3000012.000
  Wise, P0000000.000
  Schoeneweis, P0000000.000
  Sosa, P0000000.000
  a-Anderson, PH11100001.000
  Heilman, P0000000.000
Totals3471065312 

a-Singled for Sosa in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Beltran 2 (2, Hendrickson, Hendrickson), Pagan (1, Hendrickson), Wright 2 (2, Hendrickson, Nolasco).
TB: Reyes 2; Castillo; Wright 4; Beltran 4; Pagan 2; Church; Anderson.
RBI: Pagan (1), Church (1), Reyes (1), Wright 3 (3).
2-out RBI: Reyes; Wright 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Delgado 2; Wright; Beltran.
S: Reyes.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Castillo (1, 2nd base off Hendrickson/Treanor).
CS: Reyes (1, 2nd base by Nolasco/Treanor), Wright (1, 3rd base by Nolasco/Treanor).

 
FloridaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ramirez, SS3100123.000
Uggla, 2B4010011.250
Jacobs, 1B4000013.000
Willingham, LF4112012.250
Cantu, 3B4010020.250
Ross, CF4000011.000
Gonzalez, RF4010001.250
Treanor, C2000111.000
Hendrickson, P1000010.000
  a-Wood, PH1000012.000
  Nolasco, P0000000.000
  b-Amezaga, PH10100001.000
  Lindstrom, P0000000.000
Totals3225221114 

a-Struck out for Hendrickson in the 5th. b-Singled for Nolasco in the 8th.

BATTING
HR: Willingham (1, 4th inning off Santana, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Uggla; Willingham 4; Cantu; Gonzalez; Amezaga.
RBI: Willingham 2 (2).
2-out RBI: Willingham 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ramirez; Willingham 2.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Treanor (1, throw).

 
NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Santana (W, 1-0)7.03222812.57
Wise 0.12000000.00
Schoeneweis (H, 1)0.10000000.00
Sosa (H, 1)0.10000100.00
Heilman 1.00000200.00
 
FloridaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hendrickson (L, 0-1)5.076632010.80
Nolasco 3.02001100.00
Lindstrom 1.01101000.00

WP: Santana, Lindstrom.
Pitches-strikes: Santana 100-67, Wise 10-6, Schoeneweis 2-2, Sosa 6-3, Heilman 9-7, Hendrickson 89-53, Nolasco 35-22, Lindstrom 19-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Santana 4-9, Wise 0-1, Schoeneweis 1-0, Sosa 0-0, Heilman 1-0, Hendrickson 2-11, Nolasco 3-3, Lindstrom 3-0.
Batters faced: Santana 26, Wise 3, Schoeneweis 1, Sosa 1, Heilman 3, Hendrickson 25, Nolasco 10, Lindstrom 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Schoeneweis 2-0, Sosa 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Rick Reed. 1B: Jeff Kellogg. 2B: Mark Wegner. 3B: Chad Fairchild.
Weather: 80 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 18 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:53.
Att: 38,308.

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