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A grand start
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Mets 7, Marlins 1
David Wright, Gary Sheffield, Omir Santos and Fernando Tatis after Santos' grand slam. (AP)
John Maine cruised behind the support provided by Omir Santos, who popped his first Major League home run in style with a first-inning grand slam. But the Mets' starter would have been fine even without the big dinger, as he held the Marlins to one run on one hit in six innings of work.
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Series at a glance:
FLA
Florida (11-8)
Lost 7
NY Mets 7, Florida 1   NYM
NY Mets (9-10)
Won 1
April 27, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Florida
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 2 0
NY Mets
6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 X   7 9 1
Standings thru 4/27/09  |  Recap: FLA | NYM  |  Gameday  |  Marlins stats  |  Mets stats
Florida AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Bonifacio, 3B 5 1 1 0 0 1 3 .266
Baker, Jo, C 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 .294
Ramirez, H, SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .289
  1-Gload, PR-RF 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .231
Cantu, 1B 4 0 1 1 0 1 3 .321
Uggla, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .217
Hermida, LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .258
Ross, C, RF-CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .243
Amezaga, CF-SS 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .231
Sanchez, An, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Carroll, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .091
  Meyer, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Pinto, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Helms, PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .227
Totals 29 1 2 1 6 6 19  

a-Flied out for Sanchez, An in the 7th. b-Walked for Pinto in the 9th.
1-Ran for Ramirez, H in the 1st.

BATTING
TB: Cantu; Bonifacio.
RBI: Cantu (12).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hermida; Gload; Uggla; Bonifacio.
SAC: Sanchez, An.
Team RISP: 1-for-9.
Team LOB: 9.

 
NY Mets AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Reyes, SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .300
Castillo, L, 2B 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 .370
  Cora, 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .154
Beltran, CF 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .397
Sheffield, LF 4 1 1 1 0 1 0 .154
  Putz, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Rodriguez, Fr, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Wright, D, 3B 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 .284
Church, RF 3 0 1 1 0 2 2 .356
Tatis, 1B 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .267
Santos, O, C 4 1 1 4 0 1 2 .286
Maine, P 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Murphy, Dn, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .313
  Green, S, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Reed, J, LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222
Totals 32 7 9 7 2 5 6  

a-Tripled for Maine in the 6th.

BATTING
3B: Murphy, Dn (1, Sanchez, An), Wright, D (1, Pinto).
HR: Santos, O (1, 1st inning off Sanchez, An, 3 on, 2 out).
TB: Santos, O 4; Wright, D 4; Tatis; Church; Sheffield; Castillo, L; Beltran; Murphy, Dn 3.
RBI: Sheffield (2), Wright, D (7), Santos, O 4 (4), Church (8).
2-out RBI: Santos, O 4.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Santos, O; Reyes.
SF: Church.
Team RISP: 3-for-6.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Sheffield (1, fielding).

 
Florida IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Sanchez, An (L, 1-2) 6.0 8 6 6 2 4 1 4.13
Meyer 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.12
Pinto 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 2.45
 
NY Mets IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Maine (W, 1-2) 6.0 1 1 0 3 4 0 5.40
Green, S 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.91
Putz 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2.70
Rodriguez, Fr 1.0 0 0 0 2 2 0 2.35

Game Scores: Sanchez, An , Maine .
HBP: Ramirez, H (by Maine).
Pitches-strikes: Sanchez, An 108-74, Meyer 11-6, Pinto 17-9, Maine 94-54, Green, S 11-7, Putz 21-14, Rodriguez, Fr 24-14.
Groundouts-flyouts: Sanchez, An 9-2, Meyer 2-0, Pinto 1-2, Maine 6-6, Green, S 1-2, Putz 2-1, Rodriguez, Fr 1-0.
Batters faced: Sanchez, An 28, Meyer 3, Pinto 4, Maine 24, Green, S 3, Putz 5, Rodriguez, Fr 5.
Umpires: HP: Dale Scott. 1B: Jerry Meals. 2B: Scott Barry. 3B: Mike DiMuro.
Weather: 65 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:40.
Att: 38,573.
Venue: Citi Field.
April 27, 2009
April 27, 2009

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