Ricky Nolasco fanned 10 Mets in his start on Saturday afternoon. (Ed Betz/AP)
By Joe Frisaro / MLB.com
Ricky Nolasco could certainly take away positives from his final start of 2008; though he wouldn't get the win, he made the Mets work hard for the runs that helped lead to theirs. Unfortunately, that pair of runs he allowed was plenty for Johan Santana to work with against the Marlins' lineup.
BATTING 2B: Martinez, R (3, Nolasco). TB: Beltran 2; Wright, D 2; Martinez, R 2; Reyes. RBI: Delgado (115), Martinez, R (3). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Martinez, R; Santana, J. SF: Delgado. GIDP: Delgado. Team RISP: 1-for-5. Team LOB: 6.
BASERUNNING SB: Reyes (56, 2nd base off Nolasco/Baker, Jo).