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Pour house: Bats pile it on at rainy Citi Field

The rain couldn't stop the Mets' offensive production, it could only delay it for almost an hour, as the top three hitters had 10 hits and scored nine runs in an impressive victory over Tigers ace Justin Verlander.

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MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Jackson, A, CF4111021.307
Laird, C5111020.181
Ordonez, RF4000111.328
Cabrera, M, 1B4110112.327
Boesch, LF3223101.343
Guillen, 2B4010012.294
Inge, 3B3010111.262
Worth, SS3011102.261
Verlander, P1000010.000
Sborz, P0000000.000
Thomas, B, P0000000.000
a-Raburn, PH1100013.186
Ni, F, P0000000.000
b-Kelly, D, PH1000001.214
Gonzalez, E, P0000000.000
Totals3368651014.273
a-Hit by pitch for Thomas, B in the 5th. b-Popped out for Ni, F in the 8th.
NY MetsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Reyes, SS6331011.277
Pagan, CF6344001.304
Wright, D, 3B3332200.291
Davis, I, 1B6133024.268
Bay, LF2112203.280
Barajas, C2000201.246
Francoeur, RF4111006.267
Tejada, R, 2B4211103.256
Niese, P2000023.150
Nieve, P1000001.000
a-Tatis, PH1000010.175
Parnell, P0000000.000
Igarashi, P0000000.000
Totals371416147623.260
a-Struck out for Nieve in the 7th.
BATTING
2B: Cabrera, M (20, Niese), Inge (18, Niese), Jackson, A (18, Niese).
HR: Boesch (11, 4th inning off Niese, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Inge 2; Worth; Boesch 5; Cabrera, M 2; Guillen; Jackson, A 2; Laird.
RBI: Boesch 3 (39), Jackson, A (15), Laird (10), Worth (5).
2-out RBI: Boesch; Worth.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Worth; Raburn 2.
GIDP: Guillen.
Team RISP: 4-for-7.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
CS: Jackson, A (2, 2nd base by Niese/Barajas).
PO: Jackson, A (1st base by Niese).

FIELDING
DP: (Worth-Cabrera, M).

BATTING
2B: Bay (17, Verlander), Davis, I (14, Thomas, B), Pagan (14, Thomas, B), Wright, D (19, Ni, F).
3B: Pagan (5, Verlander).
TB: Davis, I 4; Wright, D 4; Francoeur; Reyes 3; Tejada, R; Pagan 7; Bay 2.
RBI: Pagan 4 (35), Wright, D 2 (55), Bay 2 (29), Francoeur (38), Tejada, R (3), Reyes (29), Davis, I 3 (29).
2-out RBI: Reyes; Pagan 2; Davis, I 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Francoeur 4; Bay 2; Nieve.
SAC: Niese.
SF: Wright, D; Bay.
GIDP: Davis, I.
Team RISP: 8-for-18.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
SB: Bay (10, 2nd base off Verlander/Laird), Reyes (18, 2nd base off Sborz/Laird), Francoeur (7, 2nd base off Ni, F/Laird).

FIELDING
DP: (Reyes-Tejada, R-Davis, I).
Pickoffs: Niese (Jackson, A at 1st base).

DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Verlander(L, 8-5)2.05553203.94
Sborz0.235501067.50
Thomas, B1.13114104.64
Ni, F3.04330205.40
Gonzalez, E1.01000000.00
Totals8.01614147604.24
NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Niese4.27663414.17
Nieve(W, 2-3)2.11001405.34
Parnell1.00001200.00
Igarashi1.00000008.56
Totals9.086651013.74
Verlander pitched to 3 batters in the 3rd.

WP: Ni, F.
IBB: Wright, D (by Thomas, B).
HBP: Jackson, A (by Niese), Raburn (by Niese), Barajas (by Sborz), Francoeur (by Sborz).
Pitches-strikes: Verlander 61-36, Sborz 24-14, Thomas, B 49-24, Ni, F 40-29, Gonzalez, E 7-5, Niese 84-46, Nieve 40-24, Parnell 21-12, Igarashi 10-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Verlander 2-2, Sborz 1-0, Thomas, B 2-0, Ni, F 2-3, Gonzalez, E 2-0, Niese 4-2, Nieve 1-1, Parnell 0-0, Igarashi 2-0.
Batters faced: Verlander 14, Sborz 7, Thomas, B 11, Ni, F 14, Gonzalez, E 3, Niese 25, Nieve 8, Parnell 4, Igarashi 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Sborz 2-2, Thomas, B 2-2, Nieve 3-1.
Umpires: HP: Bob Davidson. 1B: Tim Tschida. 2B: Alfonso Marquez. 3B: Tim Timmons.
Weather: 74 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:17 (:58 delay).
Att: 32,363.
Venue: Citi Field.
June 22, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media