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Maine wins No. 10
Mets 6, Astros 2
Jose Reyes jump-started the Mets offense with a triple in the first inning. (Pat Sullivan/AP)
John Maine had one of his finest outings of the year, tying a career high with nine strikeouts en route to his 10th victory. Carlos Delgado pounded out four hits and Carlos Beltran hit his 15th homer for the Mets, who snapped a four-game losing skid.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: July 05, 2007
NYM
NY Mets (47-37)
Won 1
NY Mets 6, Houston 2   HOU
Houston (37-49)
Lost 2
July 5, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Mets
2 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1   6 13 0
Houston
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0   2 7 0
Standings thru 7/5/07  |  Gameday  |  Mets Stats  |  Astros Stats
NY MetsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Reyes, SS4110102.310
Ledee, LF4122110.233
Beltran, CF5111035.267
Wright, 3B5000021.291
Delgado, 1B4141100.242
Valentin, 2B4100114.250
Green, RF4020003.278
Castro, C4132001.297
Maine, P3000014.097
  Smith, P0000000.000
  Feliciano, P0000000.000
  Wagner, P0000000.000
Totals3761364820 

BATTING
2B: Green (18, Jennings), Delgado (21, Jennings), Castro (4, Jennings).
3B: Reyes (9, Jennings).
HR: Beltran (15, 9th inning off Borkowski, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Reyes 3; Ledee 2; Beltran 4; Delgado 5; Green 3; Castro 4.
RBI: Ledee 2 (6), Delgado (47), Castro 2 (17), Beltran (52).
2-out RBI: Delgado; Castro 2; Ledee.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Beltran 3; Maine.
S: Maine.
GIDP: Valentin.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Ledee (1, 2nd base off Jennings/Munson), Reyes (43, 2nd base off Jennings/Munson).

 
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Biggio, 2B5120022.260
Pence, CF4010022.345
Berkman, 1B4000023.263
Lee, LF4121012.295
Loretta, SS4021003.329
Lamb, 3B3000012.299
  b-Ensberg, PH-3B1000011.207
Scott, RF2000111.231
  c-Burke, PH1000010.216
Munson, C2000101.235
  d-Ausmus, PH1000000.258
Jennings, P2000011.091
  Albers, P0000000.222
  a-Palmeiro, PH1000001.269
  Borkowski, P0000000.000
  e-Bruntlett, PH0000100.303
Totals3427231219 

a-Flied out for Albers in the 7th. b-Struck out for Lamb in the 8th. c-Struck out for Scott in the 9th. d-Grounded out for Munson in the 9th. e-Walked for Borkowski in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Biggio (24, Maine), Lee (23, Maine).
TB: Biggio 3; Pence; Lee 3; Loretta 2.
RBI: Lee (72), Loretta (29).
2-out RBI: Lee; Loretta.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Loretta; Biggio.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Biggio-Loretta-Berkman, Berkman-Loretta).

 
NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Maine (W, 10-4)7.26222902.71
Smith 0.01000002.94
Feliciano (H, 8)0.10000102.53
Wagner 1.00001201.69
 
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Jennings (L, 1-4)6.09553404.07
Albers 1.00001106.00
Borkowski 2.04110314.62

Smith pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

Pitches-strikes: Maine 121-79, Smith 4-3, Feliciano 5-3, Wagner 18-11, Jennings 100-64, Albers 11-5, Borkowski 36-28.
Ground outs-fly outs: Maine 4-10, Smith 0-0, Feliciano 0-0, Wagner 1-0, Jennings 10-4, Albers 2-0, Borkowski 1-2.
Batters faced: Maine 31, Smith 1, Feliciano 1, Wagner 4, Jennings 30, Albers 3, Borkowski 9.
Inherited runners-scored: Smith 1-1, Feliciano 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Gary Cederstrom. 1B: Brian Knight. 2B: Tim Welke. 3B: Lance Barksdale.
Weather: 73 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 2:47.
Att: 35,430.

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