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Mets win, honor 42
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Mets 7, Padres 2
Oliver Perez allowed one run in six superb innings on Wednesday. (Ezra Shaw/Getty)
In the second game at the new Citi Field, the Mets were able to claim their first win on home turf, where the day's focus was on legend Jackie Robinson. Carlos Beltran started the party in the fourth inning and, clad in No. 42, the lineup put up a four-run seventh to seal the deal.
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Series at a glance:
  • Mon. 04/13: SD 6, NYM 5
  • Wed. 04/15: NYM 7, SD 2
  • Thu. 04/16: SD 6, NYM 5
SD
San Diego (6-3)
Lost 1
NY Mets 7, San Diego 2   NYM
NY Mets (4-4)
Won 1
April 15, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
San Diego
0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1   2 6 1
NY Mets
0 0 0 2 0 0 4 1 X   7 7 1
Standings thru 4/15/09  |  Recap: SD | NYM  |  Gameday  |  Padres stats  |  Mets stats
San Diego AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Hairston, S, CF 3 0 2 1 1 0 1 .389
Eckstein, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .250
Giles, RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .143
Gonzalez, A, 1B 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 .281
Headley, LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .171
Kouzmanoff, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .188
Hundley, C 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .300
Rodriguez, L, SS 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 .294
Correia, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
  Gregerson, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Mujica, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Gerut, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263
  Perdomo, L, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 32 2 6 2 2 6 12  

a-Popped out for Mujica in the 8th.

BATTING
HR: Gonzalez, A (3, 9th inning off Green, S, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Rodriguez, L 2; Gonzalez, A 4; Hairston, S 2; Hundley.
RBI: Hairston, S (5), Gonzalez, A (8).
2-out RBI: Hairston, S.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Gonzalez, A; Giles.
SAC: Correia.
Team RISP: 1-for-5.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Hairston, S (2, 2nd base off Putz/Schneider).

FIELDING
E: Hundley (1, throw).
PB: Hundley (1).
DP: 3 (Eckstein-Rodriguez, L-Gonzalez, A, Rodriguez, L-Eckstein-Gonzalez, A 2).

 
NY Mets AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Reyes, SS 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .250
Murphy, Dn, LF 3 1 1 1 0 1 1 .294
  Putz, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Green, S, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Wright, D, 3B 4 1 1 0 0 2 0 .323
Delgado, 1B 3 1 2 1 1 0 0 .367
Beltran, CF 2 0 1 1 2 0 0 .355
Sheffield, RF 2 1 0 0 1 1 4 .000
  Reed, J, LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .400
Schneider, C 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .143
Castillo, L, 2B 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .364
Perez, O, P 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000
  Parnell, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Church, PH-RF 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .407
Totals 27 7 7 3 6 7 12  

a-Struck out for Parnell in the 7th.

BATTING
HR: Delgado (2, 8th inning off Perdomo, L, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Wright, D; Reyes; Delgado 5; Castillo, L; Beltran; Murphy, Dn.
RBI: Beltran (7), Murphy, Dn (4), Delgado (9).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Schneider.
SF: Murphy, Dn.
GIDP: Schneider 2, Sheffield.
Team RISP: 2-for-7.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
SB: Reyes (2, 2nd base off Mujica/Hundley).

FIELDING
E: Murphy, Dn (2, throw).

 
San Diego IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Correia (L, 0-1) 5.0 5 2 2 2 5 0 4.09
Gregerson 1.0 0 2 2 2 1 0 3.00
Mujica 1.0 1 2 0 1 1 0 5.79
Perdomo, L 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 1 9.00
 
NY Mets IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Perez, O (W, 1-1) 6.0 3 1 1 2 4 0 7.84
Parnell (H, 2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.08
Putz 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.80
Green, S 1.0 2 1 1 0 2 1 3.86

Gregerson pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.

Game Scores: Correia 52, Perez, O 64.
WP: Mujica.
IBB: Reyes (by Mujica).
Pitches-strikes: Correia 98-65, Gregerson 19-6, Mujica 21-13, Perdomo, L 17-11, Perez, O 90-57, Parnell 12-9, Putz 8-7, Green, S 21-14.
Groundouts-flyouts: Correia 5-2, Gregerson 2-0, Mujica 0-2, Perdomo, L 1-1, Perez, O 5-5, Parnell 2-1, Putz 1-0, Green, S 1-0.
Batters faced: Correia 20, Gregerson 5, Mujica 5, Perdomo, L 4, Perez, O 23, Parnell 3, Putz 4, Green, S 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Mujica 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Paul Emmel. 1B: Gary Darling. 2B: Bill Hohn. 3B: Bruce Dreckman.
Weather: 48 degrees, clear.
Wind: 12 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:57.
Att: 35,581.
Venue: Citi Field.
April 15, 2009
April 15, 2009

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