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One that got away
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Mets 8, Giants 6
It was a frustrating night for Giants manager Bruce Bochy, who was ejected. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
The Giants were in fine shape early, enjoying a four-run cushion behind ace Tim Lincecum after two innings, but the righty was not on top of his game and the bullpen suffered a costly flareup for the second game in as many days against New York.
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Series at a glance:
NYM
NY Mets (20-15)
Won 2
NY Mets 8, San Francisco 6   SF
San Francisco (18-17)
Lost 3
May 15, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Mets
1 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 2   8 14 0
San Francisco
4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0   6 11 1
Standings thru 5/15/09  |  Recap: NYM | SF  |  Gameday  |  Mets stats  |  Giants stats
NY Mets AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Cora, SS 4 0 1 0 1 1 2 .318
Castillo, L, 2B 5 2 1 0 0 0 2 .299
Beltran, CF 3 1 1 0 2 1 0 .370
Sheffield, LF 4 3 2 0 1 1 4 .237
Wright, D, 3B 5 1 3 4 0 2 3 .341
Church, RF 5 1 2 0 0 1 2 .269
Santos, O, C 3 0 0 2 0 3 2 .260
Reed, J, 1B 3 0 2 0 0 1 1 .375
  b-Tatis, PH-1B 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 .339
Hernandez, L, P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .091
  a-Murphy, Dn, PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .279
  Green, S, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-Reyes, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .284
  Feliciano, P, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Stokes, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  d-Castro, R, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .268
  Rodriguez, Fr, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 38 8 14 7 5 12 21  

a-Singled for Hernandez, L in the 6th. b-Intentionally walked for Reed, J in the 7th. c-Struck out for Green, S in the 7th. d-Flied out for Stokes in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Sheffield (4, Lincecum), Wright, D (9, Valdez, M), Tatis (4, Wilson, Br).
TB: Wright, D 4; Tatis 2; Church 2; Cora; Sheffield 3; Beltran; Castillo, L; Murphy, Dn; Reed, J 2.
RBI: Wright, D 4 (24), Santos, O 2 (12), Murphy, Dn (12).
2-out RBI: Wright, D; Murphy, Dn.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wright, D 2; Hernandez, L; Cora; Reyes; Castro, R.
SF: Santos, O 2.
Team RISP: 5-for-18.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Beltran (6, 2nd base off Lincecum/Molina, B), Church (2, 2nd base off Lincecum/Molina, B), Castillo, L (5, 2nd base off Lincecum/Molina, B), Wright, D (10, 3rd base off Affeldt/Molina, B).
CS: Church (1, 2nd base by Wilson, Br/Molina, B).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Sheffield (Lincecum at 2nd base).

 
San Francisco AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Burriss, 2B 5 0 0 0 0 2 1 .260
Lewis, F, LF 4 2 2 1 0 1 1 .298
Sandoval, 3B 4 1 2 1 0 1 0 .303
Molina, B, C 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .299
Winn, RF 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .262
Rowand, CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .227
Aurilia, 1B 4 1 2 2 0 0 1 .180
Uribe, SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .286
Lincecum, P 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 .176
  Valdez, M, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Affeldt, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
  Wilson, Br, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Miller, Ju, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Velez, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .130
Totals 36 6 11 6 0 7 9  

a-Grounded out for Miller, Ju in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Lewis, F (8, Hernandez, L), Winn (7, Hernandez, L), Sandoval (10, Hernandez, L), Aurilia (1, Green, S).
3B: Winn (3, Stokes).
HR: Lewis, F (1, 2nd inning off Hernandez, L, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Sandoval 3; Lincecum; Lewis, F 6; Molina, B; Uribe; Winn 5; Aurilia 3.
RBI: Sandoval (16), Winn (17), Aurilia 2 (9), Lewis, F (4), Lincecum (2).
2-out RBI: Aurilia 2; Lewis, F; Lincecum.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Molina, B; Lewis, F; Aurilia.
SAC: Lincecum.
Team RISP: 4-for-11.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Wilson, Br (1, throw).
Outfield assists: Rowand (Beltran at 3rd base).

 
NY Mets IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hernandez, L 5.0 8 5 5 0 4 1 5.59
Green, S 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 8.80
Feliciano, P 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.87
Stokes (W, 1-1) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.56
Rodriguez, Fr (S, 11) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.96
 
San Francisco IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lincecum 6.0 10 5 5 3 8 0 3.75
Valdez, M (BS, 2) 0.0 1 1 1 1 0 0 4.09
Affeldt 2.0 0 0 0 1 4 0 2.65
Wilson, Br (L, 2-2) 0.2 3 2 0 0 0 0 4.34
Miller, Ju 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.12

Lincecum pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.
Valdez, M pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.

Game Scores: Hernandez, L , Lincecum .
WP: Lincecum.
IBB: Tatis (by Affeldt).
Pitches-strikes: Hernandez, L 74-44, Green, S 11-8, Feliciano, P 11-5, Stokes 9-4, Rodriguez, Fr 11-8, Lincecum 114-74, Valdez, M 6-2, Affeldt 27-16, Wilson, Br 28-16, Miller, Ju 1-1.
Groundouts-flyouts: Hernandez, L 8-3, Green, S 1-0, Feliciano, P 2-0, Stokes 1-1, Rodriguez, Fr 1-1, Lincecum 6-2, Valdez, M 0-0, Affeldt 2-0, Wilson, Br 1-1, Miller, Ju 0-1.
Batters faced: Hernandez, L 23, Green, S 4, Feliciano, P 3, Stokes 4, Rodriguez, Fr 3, Lincecum 30, Valdez, M 2, Affeldt 7, Wilson, Br 5, Miller, Ju 1.
Inherited runners-scored: Valdez, M 2-2, Affeldt 1-0, Miller, Ju 1-0.
Ejections: New York Mets Manager Jerry Manuel ejected by HP umpire Doug Eddings (8th); San Francisco Giants Manager Bruce Bochy ejected by HP umpire Doug Eddings (8th)
Umpires: HP: Doug Eddings. 1B: Hunter Wendelstedt. 2B: Brian Knight. 3B: Dana DeMuth.
Weather: 60 degrees, clear.
Wind: 17 mph, Out to RF.
T: 3:00.
Att: 41,684.
Venue: AT&T Park.
May 15, 2009
May 15, 2009

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