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Takahashi not rewarded for gutsy effort

With the tying run on second base and one out to go, David Wright grounded out to seal a loss for the Mets, who received six terrific innings from lefty Hisanori Takahashi in his first Major League start.


MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
Jeter, SS5010023.273
Gardner, CF3000113.315
Teixeira, 1B4000003.209
Rodriguez, A, 3B3020100.295
Cano, 2B4010022.335
Swisher, RF4110013.290
Cervelli, C3100114.342
Russo, LF3022000.400
Winn, LF1010000.203
Vazquez, P1000000.000
Robertson, D, P0000000.000
Marte, P0000000.000
Chamberlain, P0000000.000
a-Miranda, PH1000001.238
Rivera, P0000000.000
a-Grounded into a double play for Chamberlain in the 9th.
Reyes, SS4000000.211
Cora, 2B2010200.226
Bay, LF4110013.280
Davis, I, 1B4011013.287
1-Castillo, L, PR0000000.256
Wright, D, 3B4000023.255
Pagan, CF3010022.273
Barajas, C3000021.269
Francoeur, RF3000000.221
Takahashi, P1000000.250
a-Matthews, PH1000010.185
Dessens, P0000000.000
Perez, O, P0000000.111
Nieve, P0000000.000
Feliciano, P, P0000000.000
b-Carter, C, PH1000000.267
Acosta, M, P0000000.000
a-Struck out for Takahashi in the 6th. b-Flied out for Feliciano, P in the 8th.
1-Ran for Davis, I in the 9th.
2B: Cano (12, Takahashi), Rodriguez, A (10, Takahashi), Russo (1, Dessens).
TB: Cano 2; Jeter; Russo 3; Winn; Rodriguez, A 3; Swisher.
RBI: Russo 2 (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Gardner 2; Cervelli 2; Cano; Teixeira.
SAC: Vazquez 2.
GIDP: Teixeira, Miranda.
Team RISP: 1-for-8.
Team LOB: 8.

E: Cervelli (2, throw).
DP: (Cano-Jeter-Teixeira).

2B: Bay (9, Rivera), Davis, I (8, Rivera).
TB: Davis, I 2; Cora; Pagan; Bay 2.
RBI: Davis, I (12).
2-out RBI: Davis, I.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pagan; Wright, D.
GIDP: Barajas.
Team RISP: 1-for-4.
Team LOB: 4.

CS: Cora (1, 2nd base by Vazquez/Cervelli).

E: Cora (2, throw).
DP: 2 (Wright, D-Cora-Davis, I, Acosta, M-Reyes-Davis, I).

Vazquez(W, 3-4)6.01002606.69
Robertson, D(H, 5)0.11000007.07
Chamberlain(H, 8)1.20000304.50
Rivera(S, 8)1.02110002.03
Dessens(L, 0-1)0.222100013.50
Perez, O0.10001005.82
Feliciano, P1.00000201.42
Acosta, M1.01000003.00
Marte pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.
Nieve pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

Game Scores: Vazquez 74, Takahashi 66.
Pitches-strikes: Vazquez 70-46, Robertson, D 5-3, Marte 3-3, Chamberlain 27-18, Rivera 16-12, Takahashi 101-73, Dessens 14-10, Perez, O 9-3, Nieve 6-2, Feliciano, P 13-8, Acosta, M 12-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Vazquez 3-4, Robertson, D 0-1, Marte 1-0, Chamberlain 1-1, Rivera 2-1, Takahashi 6-6, Dessens 3-0, Perez, O 0-1, Nieve 0-0, Feliciano, P 0-0, Acosta, M 2-0.
Batters faced: Vazquez 19, Robertson, D 2, Marte 1, Chamberlain 5, Rivera 5, Takahashi 23, Dessens 5, Perez, O 2, Nieve 1, Feliciano, P 3, Acosta, M 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Marte 1-0, Chamberlain 2-0, Perez, O 1-0, Feliciano, P 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Jim Wolf. 1B: Todd Tichenor. 2B: Marvin Hudson. 3B: Derryl Cousins.
Weather: 72 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, R to L.
T: 3:19.
Att: 41,382.
Venue: Citi Field.
May 21, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media