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Split series with Mets
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Giants 10, Mets 1
Joe Martinez earned the win after allowing one run on five hits in five innings. (AP)
The Giants won the finale with the Mets after the offense connected on 18 hits. The support made a winner out of New Jersey native Joe Martinez, who was pitching before family and friends. With the win, San Francisco comes within a game of idle Colorado in the NL Wild Card chase.
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Series at a glance:
SF
San Francisco (64-54)
Won 1
San Francisco 10, NY Mets 1   NYM
NY Mets (55-63)
Lost 1
August 17, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
San Francisco
0 0 1 1 1 3 0 3 1   10 18 2
NY Mets
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 8 0
Standings thru 8/17/09  |  Recap: SF | NYM  |  Gameday  |  Giants stats  |  Mets stats
San Francisco AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Velez, LF 5 1 2 1 0 0 2 .306
Sanchez, F, 2B 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 .297
Sandoval, P, 3B 5 0 1 1 0 2 2 .329
Molina, B, C 5 0 1 0 0 0 3 .264
  1-Whiteside, PR-C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .224
Garko, 1B 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .271
  Ishikawa, 1B 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .261
Winn, RF 5 2 3 0 0 0 0 .266
Rowand, CF 5 2 4 2 0 0 2 .273
Renteria, SS 4 2 2 1 1 0 2 .259
Martinez, P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000
  a-Schierholtz, PH 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 .296
  Medders, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Howry, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Lewis, F, PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .269
  Miller, Ju, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Valdez, M, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 42 10 18 9 1 3 16  

a-Doubled for Martinez in the 6th. b-Singled for Howry in the 8th.
1-Ran for Molina, B in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Sandoval, P (34, Hernandez, L), Winn (28, Hernandez, L), Schierholtz (13, Hernandez, L).
3B: Velez (1, Hernandez, L).
HR: Rowand (10, 4th inning off Hernandez, L, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Velez 4; Sanchez, F 2; Sandoval, P 2; Molina, B; Garko; Winn 4; Rowand 7; Renteria 2; Schierholtz 2; Lewis, F.
RBI: Sandoval, P (70), Rowand 2 (48), Sanchez, F (39), Schierholtz 2 (22), Velez (14), Renteria (40), Lewis, F (16).
2-out RBI: Rowand.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Martinez; Sanchez, F; Renteria.
SF: Sanchez, F.
GIDP: Molina, B; Velez.
Team RISP: 4-for-13.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Sandoval, P 2 (12, throw, throw).
Outfield assists: Rowand 2 (Sullivan at home, Sheffield at 1st base).
DP: 3 (Rowand-Sanchez, F-Garko, Sandoval, P-Garko, Sanchez, F-Renteria-Ishikawa).

 
NY Mets AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Sullivan, CF 4 1 2 0 1 0 3 .279
Castillo, L, 2B 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 .302
Sheffield, LF 3 0 1 1 1 1 3 .283
Murphy, Dn, 1B 4 0 2 0 0 0 3 .252
Francoeur, RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 5 .263
Tatis, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .244
Schneider, C 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .186
Hernandez, A, SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .254
Hernandez, L, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125
  Dessens, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Reed, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .260
  Redding, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .071
  Figueroa, N, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
  b-Green, A, PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
Totals 32 1 8 1 4 4 20  

a-Singled for Dessens in the 7th. b-Walked for Figueroa, N in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Murphy, Dn (20, Miller, Ju).
TB: Sullivan 2; Sheffield; Murphy, Dn 3; Francoeur; Hernandez, A; Reed.
RBI: Sheffield (41).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Francoeur 2; Sullivan 2; Sheffield; Schneider.
SAC: Hernandez, L.
GIDP: Sullivan.
Team RISP: 2-for-11.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Hernandez, L-Hernandez, A-Castillo, L-Murphy, Dn, Castillo, L-Hernandez, A-Murphy, Dn).

 
San Francisco IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Martinez (W, 3-1) 5.0 5 1 1 2 2 0 4.76
Medders 1.1 2 0 0 1 1 0 3.59
Howry 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.57
Miller, Ju 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.83
Valdez, M 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.10
 
NY Mets IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hernandez, L (L, 7-8) 5.1 11 6 6 1 1 1 5.47
Dessens 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.63
Redding 1.0 4 3 3 0 0 0 6.42
Figueroa, N 1.0 3 1 1 0 1 0 6.14

IBB: Renteria (by Hernandez, L).
Pitches-strikes: Martinez 67-41, Medders 22-13, Howry 8-5, Miller, Ju 10-6, Valdez, M 12-6, Hernandez, L 76-49, Dessens 14-9, Redding 22-15, Figueroa, N 16-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Martinez 8-3, Medders 0-1, Howry 0-1, Miller, Ju 2-0, Valdez, M 2-0, Hernandez, L 7-4, Dessens 2-1, Redding 1-1, Figueroa, N 1-0.
Batters faced: Martinez 22, Medders 6, Howry 2, Miller, Ju 4, Valdez, M 3, Hernandez, L 27, Dessens 5, Redding 6, Figueroa, N 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Howry 2-0, Dessens 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Scott Barry. 1B: Phil Cuzzi. 2B: Brian O'Nora. 3B: Tom Hallion.
Weather: 85 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:45.
Att: 38,584.
August 17, 2009

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