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Cain a daytripper
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Mets 5, Giants 3
Matt Cain allowed three runs in the first frame on Wednesday. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Matt Cain had struggled during day games this season heading into Wednesday's finale, and the trend continued, as he allowed five runs over five innings. Mets starter John Maine held the Giants offense at bay as they dropped the three-game set.
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Series at a glance:
NYM
NY Mets (30-28)
Won 2
NY Mets 5, San Francisco 3   SF
San Francisco (25-35)
Lost 2
June 4, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Mets
3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   5 8 1
San Francisco
0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0   3 9 0
Standings thru 6/4/08  |  Recap: NYM | SF  |  Gameday  |  Mets stats  |  Giants stats
NY MetsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Reyes, SS4232110.287
Castillo, 2B4010113.263
Wright, 3B4100013.286
Beltran, CF4122000.268
Delgado, 1B4021001.232
Tatis, LF4000003.250
Chavez, RF3000100.195
Schneider, C3000122.252
Maine, P1100110.091
  Sanchez, P0000000.000
  a-Easley, PH1000000.231
  Wagner, P0000000.000
Totals325855612 

a-Lined out for Sanchez in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Reyes (15, Cain), Beltran (17, Cain), Delgado (9, Yabu).
HR: Reyes (8, 4th inning off Cain, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Reyes 7; Castillo; Beltran 3; Delgado 3.
RBI: Beltran 2 (37), Delgado (27), Reyes 2 (29).
2-out RBI: Reyes 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Castillo; Schneider.
S: Maine.
GIDP: Tatis; Wright.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Reyes (19, 2nd base off Yabu/Molina).

FIELDING
E: Reyes (10, fielding).
DP: (Reyes-Castillo-Delgado).

 
San FranciscoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lewis, LF4100000.273
  e-Aurilia, PH1010000.250
Castillo, 3B4021111.263
Winn, RF4020102.298
Rowand, CF3100005.328
Bowker, 1B4010021.240
Denker, T, 2B4120001.353
Holm, C3000012.245
  c-Molina, PH-C0001000.328
Vizquel, SS4011002.197
Cain, P1000010.208
  a-Horwitz, PH1000000.400
  Taschner, P0000000.000
  b-Durham, PH1000001.286
  Yabu, P0000000.000
  Walker, P0000000.000
  d-Burriss, PH1000000.254
Totals353932515 

a-Grounded out for Cain in the 5th. b-Grounded out for Taschner in the 6th. c-Hit a sacrifice fly for Holm in the 8th. d-Grounded out for Walker in the 9th. e-Singled for Lewis in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Winn (18, Maine), Denker, T (2, Sanchez).
3B: Denker, T (1, Maine).
TB: Aurilia; Castillo 2; Winn 3; Bowker; Denker, T 5; Vizquel.
RBI: Castillo (20), Vizquel (6), Molina (38).
2-out RBI: Castillo; Vizquel.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rowand 3; Vizquel.
SF: Molina.
GIDP: Winn.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Cain-Vizquel-Bowker, Castillo-Denker, T-Bowker).

 
NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Maine (W, 6-4)6.07211403.47
Sanchez (H, 7)2.01111104.15
Wagner (S, 13)1.01000000.36
 
San FranciscoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Cain (L, 2-4)5.05554314.67
Taschner 1.00000103.15
Yabu 2.13001202.10
Walker 0.20000005.55

WP: Maine.
HBP: Rowand (by Sanchez), Wright (by Cain).
Pitches-strikes: Maine 107-68, Sanchez 26-12, Wagner 13-7, Cain 93-55, Taschner 14-9, Yabu 43-25, Walker 2-1.
Ground outs-fly outs: Maine 9-5, Sanchez 3-2, Wagner 1-2, Cain 6-6, Taschner 1-1, Yabu 2-3, Walker 2-0.
Batters faced: Maine 27, Sanchez 8, Wagner 4, Cain 24, Taschner 3, Yabu 11, Walker 1.
Inherited runners-scored: Walker 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Larry Vanover. 1B: Mike Everitt. 2B: Tim McClelland. 3B: Mike DiMuro.
Weather: 61 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 11 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:43.
Att: 35,646.

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