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Santos, Nieve thrive
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Mets 6, Yankees 2
Omir Santos connects for his second-inning homer on Saturday. (Bill Kostroun/AP)
The Mets know that the best way to erase an excruciating defeat is to win the next one, and that's just what they did on Saturday. Fernando Nieve allowed just four hits in 6 2/3 innings, while Omir Santos homered and drove in three runs in a much-needed win over the Yankees.
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Series at a glance:
NYM
NY Mets (32-28)
Won 1
NY Mets 6, NY Yankees 2   NYY
NY Yankees (35-27)
Lost 1
June 13, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Mets
0 2 0 0 3 0 1 0 0   6 16 0
NY Yankees
0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   2 5 0
Standings thru 6/13/09  |  Recap: NYM | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Mets stats  |  Yankees stats
NY Mets AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Castillo, L, 2B 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 .281
Cora, SS 5 0 1 0 0 1 4 .271
Beltran, CF 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 .344
Wright, D, 3B 5 1 2 0 0 0 3 .365
Sheffield, DH 5 1 2 2 0 0 1 .261
Tatis, 1B 4 2 1 1 1 1 1 .261
Church, RF 4 0 2 0 0 1 3 .278
Santos, O, C 5 1 2 3 0 2 2 .279
Martinez, F, LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .213
Totals 42 6 16 6 1 5 17  

BATTING
2B: Wright, D (19, Pettitte), Santos, O (6, Pettitte), Church (10, Aceves, A).
HR: Santos, O (4, 2nd inning off Pettitte, 1 on, 2 out), Sheffield (7, 7th inning off Aceves, A, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Sheffield 5; Santos, O 6; Castillo, L 2; Beltran 2; Wright, D 3; Tatis; Church 3; Martinez, F 2; Cora.
RBI: Santos, O 3 (21), Sheffield 2 (24), Tatis (13).
2-out RBI: Santos, O 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wright, D 2; Cora; Church; Martinez, F; Santos, O.
SAC: Church.
Team RISP: 2-for-9.
Team LOB: 11.

 
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 .299
Damon, LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .280
Teixeira, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .284
Rodriguez, Al, 3B 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 .237
Cano, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .291
Posada, C 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .288
Matsui, DH 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .255
Cabrera, Me, RF 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .290
Gardner, B, CF 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .276
Totals 32 2 5 2 2 4 7  

BATTING
HR: Rodriguez, Al (9, 2nd inning off Nieve, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Jeter; Gardner, B 2; Rodriguez, Al 4; Cabrera, Me.
RBI: Rodriguez, Al (26), Jeter (28).
2-out RBI: Jeter.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jeter; Damon.
Team RISP: 1-for-3.
Team LOB: 6.

 
NY Mets IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Nieve (W, 1-0) 6.2 4 2 2 2 2 1 2.08
Green, S 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.88
Rodriguez, Fr 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.57
 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Pettitte (L, 6-3) 5.0 11 5 5 1 3 1 4.52
Aceves, A 2.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 2.70
Veras 2.0 3 0 0 0 2 0 5.96

HBP: Rodriguez, Al (by Nieve).
Pitches-strikes: Nieve 108-60, Green, S 18-10, Rodriguez, Fr 16-9, Pettitte 104-66, Aceves, A 36-22, Veras 37-22.
Groundouts-flyouts: Nieve 8-5, Green, S 3-0, Rodriguez, Fr 1-1, Pettitte 8-2, Aceves, A 1-3, Veras 2-2.
Batters faced: Nieve 27, Green, S 5, Rodriguez, Fr 3, Pettitte 27, Aceves, A 8, Veras 9.
Inherited runners-scored: Green, S 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Gary Cederstrom. 1B: Jim Wolf. 2B: Brian O'Nora. 3B: Fieldin Culbreth.
Weather: 67 degrees, rain.
Wind: 7 mph, L to R.
T: 3:11.
Att: 48,056.
Venue: Yankee Stadium.
June 13, 2009
June 13, 2009

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