The Mets got a great start from , as usual, going 7 IP and giving up 2 ER on a homer by Troy Glaus in the third inning. Santana seemed to get stronger as the game went on. took over in the eighth and started the ninth out by giving up a hit to McCann that would eventually be the winning run.
The Mets had only five total hits in the game. The two runs were solo homers, both in the fifth inning byand .
The Mets lost on a horrible bottom of the ninth.
The game was lost when Melky Cabrera chopped a ball to third, picked it up and threw wide of first, allowing the runner on second to score. It wasn’t a terrible throw and looked like Davis could have come off the base to get it.
Wright’s wild throw capped off a terrible night for him going 0 for 4 with three strikeouts. It’s a rough way to lose a game.