Johan Santana delivers against the Marlins in the first inning. (Kathy Willens/AP)
By Marty Noble / MLB.com
Though Johan Santana pitched seven solid innings on Wednesday, setup man J.J. Putz had trouble in the eighth, allowing a two-run single to Cody Ross to erase the Mets' one-run lead. Fernando Tatis homered in the seventh inning to put his squad ahead at the time.
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