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Pirates 8, Mets 5
Ian Snell went six innings, allowing five runs to the Mets. (Gene J. Puskar/AP)
Ian Snell looked to put his shaky May behind him, but his struggles followed the starter into June as he gave up five runs. But the Pirates remained determined, even with a seemingly insurmountable deficit, and used an eighth-inning surge to cap the rally to the delight of the home crowd.
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Series at a glance:
NYM
NY Mets (28-22)
Lost 1
Pittsburgh 8, NY Mets 5   PIT
Pittsburgh (23-28)
Won 1
June 1, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Mets
0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0   5 7 1
Pittsburgh
0 0 0 3 0 0 0 5 X   8 13 1
Standings thru 6/1/09  |  Recap: NYM | PIT  |  Gameday  |  Mets stats  |  Pirates stats
NY Mets AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Castillo, L, 2B 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 .284
Martinez, F, LF 3 1 1 0 2 0 1 .211
Murphy, Dn, 1B 4 0 0 0 1 0 3 .243
Sheffield, RF 3 1 0 1 1 0 1 .283
Wright, D, 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 3 .328
Reed, J, CF 4 2 2 0 0 1 1 .291
Valdez, W, SS 4 1 2 3 0 0 1 .364
Schneider, C 3 0 1 1 1 0 2 .185
Hernandez, L, P 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .100
  Parnell, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Feliciano, P, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Putz, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Stokes, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Tatis, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .267
Totals 32 5 7 5 6 2 15  

a-Singled for Stokes in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Reed, J 2 (3, Snell, Snell), Valdez, W (1, Snell).
3B: Valdez, W (1, Snell).
TB: Schneider; Tatis; Martinez, F; Reed, J 4; Valdez, W 5.
RBI: Valdez, W 3 (3), Schneider (4), Sheffield (20).
2-out RBI: Valdez, W 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wright, D; Schneider 2; Castillo, L; Murphy, Dn.
SAC: Hernandez, L.
GIDP: Hernandez, L.
Team RISP: 3-for-10.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Martinez, F 2 (2, 2nd base off Snell/Jaramillo, 2nd base off Snell/Jaramillo).

FIELDING
E: Valdez, W (1, fielding).
DP: (Wright, D-Castillo, L-Murphy, Dn).

 
Pittsburgh AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Morgan, LF 4 0 2 0 1 2 1 .280
Sanchez, F, 2B 5 0 0 1 0 0 5 .325
McLouth, CF 4 0 0 1 0 3 2 .250
LaRoche, 1B 5 2 3 0 0 0 3 .242
Hinske, RF 2 1 0 0 2 0 2 .270
LaRoche, 3B 4 2 2 3 0 1 2 .304
Jaramillo, C 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .269
Wilson, Ja, SS 4 1 3 1 0 0 0 .263
Snell, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .150
  a-Vazquez, R, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 .232
  Burnett, S, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Jackson, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Gorzelanny, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Young, D, PH 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .298
  Capps, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 35 8 13 8 3 8 18  

a-Struck out for Snell in the 6th. b-Singled for Gorzelanny in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: LaRoche 2 (16, Hernandez, L, Feliciano, P).
3B: LaRoche (1, Hernandez, L).
TB: Young, D; Wilson, Ja 3; LaRoche 4; LaRoche 5; Morgan 2; Jaramillo 2.
RBI: LaRoche 3 (25), Jaramillo (7), Wilson, Ja (17), Young, D (10), Sanchez, F (18), McLouth (33).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: LaRoche 2; Sanchez, F; Vazquez, R 2.
SAC: Snell.
SF: McLouth.
GIDP: LaRoche.
Team RISP: 5-for-15.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Morgan (11, 2nd base off Hernandez, L/Schneider).

FIELDING
E: Jaramillo (2, throw).
DP: (Wilson, Ja-Sanchez, F-LaRoche).

 
NY Mets IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hernandez, L 5.2 7 3 3 2 5 0 4.33
Parnell (H, 11) 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.08
Feliciano, P (H, 9) 1.1 1 1 1 0 2 0 2.53
Putz (BS, 2)(L, 1-4) 0.0 4 4 3 1 0 0 4.76
Stokes 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.66
 
Pittsburgh IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Snell 6.0 6 5 5 5 2 0 5.64
Burnett, S 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.18
Jackson 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
Gorzelanny (W, 3-1) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.50
Capps (S, 11) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.94

Putz pitched to 5 batters in the 8th.

IBB: Morgan (by Putz).
Pitches-strikes: Hernandez, L 103-62, Parnell 11-6, Feliciano, P 24-15, Putz 12-7, Stokes 7-5, Snell 104-59, Burnett, S 5-4, Jackson 14-5, Gorzelanny 5-3, Capps 21-15.
Groundouts-flyouts: Hernandez, L 7-3, Parnell 0-0, Feliciano, P 1-0, Putz 0-0, Stokes 2-1, Snell 9-3, Burnett, S 2-0, Jackson 3-0, Gorzelanny 1-0, Capps 1-1.
Batters faced: Hernandez, L 25, Parnell 2, Feliciano, P 5, Putz 5, Stokes 3, Snell 28, Burnett, S 2, Jackson 4, Gorzelanny 1, Capps 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Parnell 2-0, Putz 1-1, Stokes 3-2, Gorzelanny 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Scott Barry. 1B: Ted Barrett. 2B: Tim McClelland. 3B: Adrian Johnson.
Weather: 76 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 14 mph, R to L.
T: 3:08.
Att: 11,812.
Venue: PNC Park.
June 1, 2009
June 1, 2009

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