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Result: The Mets lost to the Giants, 4-2, in San Francisco late Friday night.

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Need to Know: Buster Posey hit a tie-breaking, two-run home run off off Carlos Torres in the eight inning. ... The Mets bullpen has a major league-worst 15 losses. ... Matt Cain allowed two runs and three hits in seven innings. He had a no hitter through five innings until Ruben Tejada led off the sixth inning with a  single ... Daniel Murphy hit a two-run home run for the Mets, who lost their fourth straight game. ... Jon Niese allowed two runs and five hits in seven innings, extending his streak of consecutive starts allowing three earned runs or fewer to 16. ... Travis d’Arnaud was 0-for-3 and is now hitting .180. ... The Giants became the first team in the majors to reach 40 wins.

Game Ball:  Kevin Burkhardt, who did a terrific job on air filling in for Gary Cohen.

Links: AP Recap | Boxscore | Video Hightlights

What's Next: The Mets and Giants continue their three-game series in San Francisco on Saturday at 10:05 pm ET. The Mets will start Bartolo Colon (5-5, 4.52 ERA) against Tim Hudson (6-2, 1.75 ERA).

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