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Lumber lifts Mets
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Mets 9, Giants 6
Johan Santana gave up a season-high six runs (four earned) in seven innings. (George Nikitin/AP)
Though the Mets' defense didn't help Johan Santana in his worst start of the year, the left-hander still earned the victory thanks to New York pouncing for seven runs off Randy Johnson. Carlos Beltran and David Wright each had two-run doubles in the Mets' big innings.
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Series at a glance:
NYM
NY Mets (21-15)
Won 3
NY Mets 9, San Francisco 6   SF
San Francisco (18-18)
Lost 4
May 16, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Mets
3 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 2   9 16 2
San Francisco
0 0 1 2 0 2 1 0 0   6 12 0
Standings thru 5/16/09  |  Recap: NYM | SF  |  Gameday  |  Mets stats  |  Giants stats
NY Mets AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Castillo, L, 2B 4 1 1 0 1 0 1 .297
Cora, SS 5 2 2 0 0 0 3 .327
Beltran, CF 5 3 3 3 0 0 0 .379
Sheffield, LF 4 2 3 0 1 0 0 .270
  Reed, J, LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .375
Wright, D, 3B 5 1 3 3 0 0 1 .350
Tatis, 1B 4 0 0 1 0 1 4 .317
Castro, R, C 5 0 2 2 0 1 1 .279
Church, RF 5 0 1 0 0 0 2 .265
Santana, J, P 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 .077
  a-Pagan, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Parnell, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Murphy, Dn, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .276
  Putz, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 41 9 16 9 2 3 14  

a-Grounded out for Santana, J in the 8th. b-Grounded out for Parnell in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Beltran 2 (10, Johnson, R, Johnson, R), Cora (3, Johnson, R), Wright, D (10, Johnson, R).
TB: Santana, J; Wright, D 4; Church; Castro, R 2; Cora 3; Sheffield 3; Castillo, L; Beltran 5.
RBI: Beltran 3 (28), Wright, D 3 (27), Castro, R 2 (12), Tatis (9).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Castro, R; Tatis; Cora 2; Murphy, Dn.
SAC: Santana, J.
SF: Tatis.
Team RISP: 9-for-17.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Castillo, L (6, 2nd base off Johnson, R/Molina, B), Cora (3, 2nd base off Johnson, R/Molina, B).

FIELDING
E: Castillo, L (4, throw), Wright, D (6, fielding).
Outfield assists: Sheffield (Sandoval at 3rd base).
DP: (Castro, R-Cora).
Pickoffs: Santana, J (Winn at 1st base).

 
San Francisco AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Burriss, 2B 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 .258
Lewis, F, LF 5 2 1 0 0 1 1 .294
Sandoval, 3B 4 0 2 1 0 0 2 .309
Molina, B, C 4 1 1 0 0 0 3 .298
Winn, RF-CF 4 1 1 1 0 2 1 .261
Uribe, SS 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .283
Rowand, CF 4 1 3 3 0 1 1 .246
  Medders, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Ishikawa, 1B 4 1 1 0 0 2 3 .233
Johnson, R, P 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 .071
  Miller, Ju, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Valdez, M, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Aurilia, PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .196
  Misch, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Schierholtz, RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227
Totals 38 6 12 6 0 10 15  

a-Doubled for Valdez, M in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Sandoval 2 (12, Santana, J, Santana, J), Aurilia (2, Santana, J), Lewis, F (9, Santana, J).
HR: Rowand (3, 6th inning off Santana, J, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Sandoval 4; Ishikawa; Lewis, F 2; Molina, B; Uribe; Rowand 6; Burriss; Winn; Aurilia 2.
RBI: Sandoval (17), Rowand 3 (16), Aurilia (10), Winn (18).
2-out RBI: Sandoval; Rowand; Aurilia; Winn.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Molina, B 2; Burriss.
Team RISP: 2-for-8.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
CS: Winn (1, 2nd base by Santana, J/Castro, R), Uribe (1, 2nd base by Parnell/Castro, R).
PO: Winn (1st base by Santana, J).

 
NY Mets IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Santana, J (W, 5-2) 7.0 11 6 4 0 7 1 1.36
Parnell (H, 7) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.08
Putz (S, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.86
 
San Francisco IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Johnson, R (L, 3-4) 4.0 11 7 7 0 3 0 6.86
Miller, Ju 1.0 2 0 0 1 0 0 2.00
Valdez, M 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.75
Misch 2.0 1 2 2 1 0 0 12.00
Medders 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.63

Johnson, R pitched to 4 batters in the 5th.
Misch pitched to 2 batters in the 9th.

Balk: Johnson, R.
Pitches-strikes: Santana, J 101-79, Parnell 16-10, Putz 13-11, Johnson, R 77-54, Miller, Ju 25-14, Valdez, M 10-5, Misch 30-20, Medders 18-12.
Groundouts-flyouts: Santana, J 7-5, Parnell 0-0, Putz 2-0, Johnson, R 5-0, Miller, Ju 1-2, Valdez, M 2-1, Misch 4-2, Medders 2-1.
Batters faced: Santana, J 32, Parnell 3, Putz 3, Johnson, R 23, Miller, Ju 6, Valdez, M 3, Misch 8, Medders 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Miller, Ju 1-1, Medders 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Hunter Wendelstedt. 1B: Brian Knight. 2B: Dana DeMuth. 3B: Doug Eddings.
Weather: 72 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 5 mph, Out to RF.
T: 3:11.
Att: 41,336.
Venue: AT&T Park.
May 16, 2009
May 16, 2009

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