Santana sharp, but nada to show for it

Johan holds Padres scoreless -- then watches 'pen blow second straight road gem

Updated: June 3, 2010, 10:17 AM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

SAN DIEGO -- Johan Santana did not allow a run in 15 innings on the road trip. Yet the ace came away with two no-decisions.

Worse, the Mets lost both starts by Santana in painful fashion. The latter came Wednesday at Petco Park, when closer Francisco Rodriguez blew a save on a two-out, two-strike pitch to David Eckstein in the ninth and Adrian Gonzalez belted a walk-off grand slam off left-hander Raul Valdes two innings later.

Santana became the first pitcher in franchise history to ...

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