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Giants even set
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Giants 5, Mets 4
Ryan Garko follows through on his RBI single in the sixth inning Saturday. (Frank Franklin II/AP)
Matt Cain shined through the first seven innings, but the righty ran into trouble in the eighth as the Mets rallied to tie the game. Bengie Molina belted a tiebreaking homer in the 10th to make a winner of Brian Wilson, who pitched 2 2/3 frames.
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Series at a glance:
SF
San Francisco (63-53)
Won 1
San Francisco 5, NY Mets 4   NYM
NY Mets (54-62)
Lost 1
August 15, 2009
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San Francisco
0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 1   5 11 0
NY Mets
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0   4 7 1
Standings thru 8/15/09  |  Recap: SF | NYM  |  Gameday  |  Giants stats  |  Mets stats
San Francisco AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Velez, LF 5 0 0 0 0 1 1 .292
Sanchez, F, 2B 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 .298
Sandoval, 3B 4 2 3 1 1 0 0 .333
Molina, B, C 4 2 3 2 0 1 1 .265
Garko, 1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 3 .272
  Ishikawa, 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267
Rowand, CF 5 0 0 1 0 2 3 .266
Schierholtz, RF 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 .294
Renteria, SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .256
Cain, M, P 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .167
  Affeldt, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
  Wilson, Br, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 41 5 11 5 1 8 15  

BATTING
2B: Schierholtz (12, Santana, J), Molina, B (22, Santana, J).
HR: Sandoval (18, 7th inning off Santana, J, 0 on, 2 out), Molina, B (15, 10th inning off Rodriguez, Fr, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Sandoval 6; Garko; Schierholtz 3; Sanchez, F; Molina, B 7; Renteria.
RBI: Molina, B 2 (63), Garko (43), Rowand (46), Sandoval (69).
2-out RBI: Sandoval.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rowand; Velez; Cain, M 2.
Team RISP: 2-for-10.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
DP: (Ishikawa-Renteria-Ishikawa).

 
NY Mets AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Sullivan, CF 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 .263
Castillo, L, 2B 4 2 3 0 1 1 0 .305
Wright, D, 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .324
  1-Tatis, PR-3B 3 0 1 1 0 1 1 .250
Sheffield, LF 3 0 0 1 0 1 4 .282
  Rodriguez, Fr, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Murphy, Dn, 1B 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 .249
Francoeur, RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .261
Schneider, C 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .192
Hernandez, A, SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .255
Santana, J, P 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .150
  Green, S, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Reed, J, PH-LF 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .254
Totals 34 4 7 4 2 4 12  

a-Grounded out for Green, S in the 8th.
1-Ran for Wright, D in the 4th.

BATTING
TB: Tatis; Hernandez, A; Sullivan; Castillo, L 3; Murphy, Dn.
RBI: Murphy, Dn (39), Sullivan (6), Tatis (30), Sheffield (40).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Francoeur 2.
SF: Murphy, Dn; Sheffield.
GIDP: Schneider.
Team RISP: 2-for-5.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Castillo, L (9, fielding).

 
San Francisco IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Cain, M 7.1 6 3 3 0 2 0 2.49
Affeldt 0.0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1.87
Wilson, Br (BS, 6)(W, 5-5) 2.2 1 0 0 1 2 0 2.85
 
NY Mets IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Santana, J 6.2 9 4 4 1 6 1 3.10
Green, S 1.1 1 0 0 0 2 0 5.05
Rodriguez, Fr (L, 2-4) 2.0 1 1 1 0 0 1 3.33

Affeldt pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

WP: Green, S.
IBB: Murphy, Dn (by Wilson, Br).
HBP: Molina, B (by Santana, J), Wright, D (by Cain, M).
Pitches-strikes: Cain, M 100-74, Affeldt 6-2, Wilson, Br 40-25, Santana, J 110-73, Green, S 14-9, Rodriguez, Fr 23-16.
Groundouts-flyouts: Cain, M 11-6, Affeldt 0-0, Wilson, Br 3-3, Santana, J 8-3, Green, S 1-1, Rodriguez, Fr 4-1.
Batters faced: Cain, M 28, Affeldt 1, Wilson, Br 10, Santana, J 31, Green, S 5, Rodriguez, Fr 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Affeldt 1-0, Wilson, Br 2-2, Green, S 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Brian O'Nora. 1B: Jerry Crawford. 2B: Scott Barry. 3B: Phil Cuzzi.
Weather: 84 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 4 mph, Out to LF.
T: 3:10.
Att: 39,652.
Venue: Citi Field.
August 15, 2009
August 15, 2009

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