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Giants held scoreless
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Mets 5, Giants 0
Ray Durham blocks a low throw as David Wright steals second. (Julie Jacobson/AP)
Jonathan Sanchez cruised through the first three innings, allowing just one hit. But he struggled in the fourth, allowing a three-run homer, and that's all the Mets would need after starter Johan Santana and the New York bullpen combined to shut out San Francisco.
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Series at a glance:
SF
San Francisco (39-52)
Lost 3
NY Mets 5, San Francisco 0   NYM
NY Mets (47-44)
Won 5
July 9, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
San Francisco
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 3 2
NY Mets
0 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 X   5 9 0
Standings thru 7/9/08  |  Recap: SF | NYM  |  Gameday  |  Giants stats  |  Mets stats
San FranciscoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lewis, LF4000011.279
Durham, 2B2000210.286
Winn, RF4000003.284
Molina, C4000010.286
Rowand, CF4010010.298
Aurilia, 1B4010021.284
Castillo, 3B2000111.259
Burriss, SS3010002.299
Sanchez, P1000010.132
  Hinshaw, P0000000.000
  Matos, O, P0000000.000
  a-Velez, PH1000000.205
  Yabu, P0000000.000
  Romo, P0000000.000
Totals29030388 

a-Lined out for Matos, O in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Aurilia (14, Santana).
TB: Rowand; Aurilia 2; Burriss.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Winn; Burriss.
S: Sanchez.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Yabu (3, throw), Lewis (5, missed catch).

 
NY MetsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Reyes, J, SS3011211.301
Chavez, RF3010102.269
Wright, 3B4000117.285
Beltran, CF3000112.266
Easley, 2B4000013.287
  Sanchez, P0000000.000
  Smith, P0000000.000
Delgado, 1B4230010.249
Tatis, LF3100112.288
Castro, C4123012.274
Santana, P1000010.132
  Heilman, P0000000.000
  a-Reyes, A, PH-2B2121000.375
Totals315956819 

a-Singled for Heilman in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Delgado 2 (18, Sanchez, Yabu).
HR: Castro (3, 4th inning off Sanchez, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Reyes, J; Chavez; Delgado 5; Castro 5; Reyes, A 2.
RBI: Castro 3 (14), Reyes, A (1), Reyes, J (39).
2-out RBI: Castro 3; Reyes, A; Reyes, J.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Beltran 2; Wright 2; Easley 2.
S: Santana; Chavez.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Wright (10, 2nd base off Sanchez/Molina).

 
San FranciscoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Sanchez (L, 8-5)4.03333613.97
Hinshaw 1.11001002.49
Matos, O 0.20000100.00
Yabu 1.25222103.38
Romo 0.10000001.69
 
NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Santana (W, 8-7)5.03003502.84
Heilman (H, 10)2.00000204.69
Sanchez (H, 15)1.00000003.72
Smith 1.00000103.05

WP: Sanchez, Yabu.
IBB: Beltran (by Yabu).
Pitches-strikes: Sanchez 84-52, Hinshaw 22-12, Matos, O 4-4, Yabu 40-24, Romo 5-3, Santana 78-51, Heilman 26-20, Sanchez 12-9, Smith 8-6.
Ground outs-fly outs: Sanchez 3-3, Hinshaw 3-1, Matos, O 0-1, Yabu 2-2, Romo 0-1, Santana 4-6, Heilman 0-4, Sanchez 1-2, Smith 2-0.
Batters faced: Sanchez 18, Hinshaw 6, Matos, O 2, Yabu 12, Romo 1, Santana 21, Heilman 6, Sanchez 3, Smith 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Matos, O 1-0, Romo 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Phil Cuzzi. 1B: Gerry Davis. 2B: Brian Gorman. 3B: Bruce Dreckman.
Weather: 79 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:42 (:42 delay).
Att: 48,896.

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