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Walks do in Johan
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Yankees 3, Mets 2
Johan Santana struck out eight Yankees over six solid innings on Saturday. (Julie Jacobson/AP)
If not for the free passes, Johan Santana was pretty strong. But three of the four walks he allowed came around to score, and that was all the Yankees needed to top the Mets. In the twice-rain-delayed loss, Ramon Castro and David Wright hit solo homers against lefty Andy Pettitte.
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Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (44-37)
Won 2
NY Yankees 3, NY Mets 2   NYM
NY Mets (39-41)
Lost 2
June 28, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0   3 5 0
NY Mets
0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0   2 6 1
Standings thru 6/28/08  |  Recap: NYY | NYM  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Mets stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, LF4000120.317
Jeter, SS4100112.281
Abreu, RF3110110.286
Rodriguez, 3B3110101.327
Giambi, 1B4001034.263
  Farnsworth, P0000000.000
  Rivera, P0000000.000
Posada, C-1B2001111.297
Cano, 2B4021010.244
Cabrera, CF4000004.249
Pettitte, P2000010.000
  a-Betemit, PH1000010.267
  Veras, P0000000.000
  Molina, C1010000.230
Totals3235351112 

a-Struck out for Pettitte in the 7th.

BATTING
TB: Abreu; Rodriguez; Cano 2; Molina.
RBI: Giambi (46), Posada (20), Cano (33).
2-out RBI: Cano.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cabrera 2; Posada; Jeter.
SF: Posada.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Rodriguez (10, 2nd base off Sanchez/Castro).

FIELDING
DP: (Jeter-Giambi).
Pickoffs: Pettitte (Reyes at 2nd base).

 
NY MetsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Reyes, SS4010001.294
Easley, 2B2010200.252
Wright, 3B3111101.288
Beltran, CF4000043.273
Delgado, 1B4000012.230
Tatis, RF4010000.256
Phillips, A, LF2000001.120
  a-Castillo, PH1000000.253
  Sanchez, P0000000.000
  c-Nixon, PH1000010.171
Castro, C3111000.259
Santana, P2000010.147
  Feliciano, P0000000.000
  b-Anderson, PH-LF1010000.200
Totals31262378 

a-Popped out for Phillips, A in the 7th. b-Singled for Feliciano in the 7th. c-Struck out for Sanchez in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Castro (2, 2nd inning off Pettitte, 0 on, 2 out), Wright (15, 6th inning off Pettitte, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Reyes; Easley; Wright 4; Tatis; Castro 4; Anderson.
RBI: Castro (8), Wright (63).
2-out RBI: Castro.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Delgado.
GIDP: Phillips, A.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
PO: Reyes (2nd base by Pettitte).

FIELDING
E: Wright (11, throw).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Pettitte (W, 9-5)6.05223423.98
Veras (H, 4)1.01000002.96
Farnsworth (H, 9)1.00000104.00
Rivera (S, 22)1.00000200.74
 
NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Santana (L, 7-7)6.04334803.01
Feliciano 1.00000202.87
Sanchez 2.01001103.89

Balk: Santana.
IBB: Posada (by Santana).
Pitches-strikes: Pettitte 88-56, Veras 14-9, Farnsworth 11-8, Rivera 12-10, Santana 113-66, Feliciano 15-10, Sanchez 34-20.
Ground outs-fly outs: Pettitte 8-5, Veras 1-2, Farnsworth 0-2, Rivera 0-1, Santana 6-4, Feliciano 1-0, Sanchez 1-4.
Batters faced: Pettitte 24, Veras 4, Farnsworth 3, Rivera 3, Santana 26, Feliciano 3, Sanchez 9.
Umpires: HP: Mike Everitt. 1B: Mike DiMuro. 2B: Tim McClelland. 3B: Larry Vanover.
Weather: 82 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 16 mph, R to L.
T: 3:00 (1:19 delay).
Att: 56,172.

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