Johan Santana reacts after giving up the go-ahead homer to Carlos Pena in the seventh. (AP)
By Marty Noble / MLB.com
Johan Santana didn't allow a hit until a one-out double in the fifth, but he gave up a run in the frame, as well as a homer in the seventh, and didn't return after a 73-minute rain delay in the eighth. Santana took the loss after the Mets finished with just four hits, including Omir Santos' RBI double.
a-Grounded out for Feliciano, P in the 8th. b-Flied out for Murphy, Dn in the 9th.
BATTING 2B: Church (12, Shields), Santos, O (7, Shields), Cora (7, Shields). TB: Santos, O 2;
Church 2; Cora 2; Beltran. RBI: Santos, O (22). 2-out RBI: Santos, O. Runners left in scoring
position, 2 out: Castillo, L; Beltran. Team RISP: 1-for-5. Team LOB: 3.
2 (Murphy, Dn-Cora-Murphy, Dn, Feliciano, P-Cora-Murphy, Dn). Pickoffs: Santana, J (Crawford, C at 1st base).