Series: Game 3 of 3

NY Mets won 2-1

Game 1: Tuesday, May 31
NY Mets0
Game 2: Wednesday, June 1
NY Mets2
Game 3: Thursday, June 2
NY Mets6

Diamondbacks 1

(30-24, 14-12 away)

Mets 6

(28-26, 18-10 home)

    7:10 PM ET, June 2, 2005

    Shea Stadium, Flushing, New York 

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    NYM 00030300 - 6 9 1

    W: P. Martinez (6-1)

    L: S. Estes (4-4)

    Martinez pitches for Mets in rubber game against Diamondbacks

    Arizona (30-23) at NY Mets (27-26), 7:10 pm EDT

    FLUSHING, New York (Ticker) -- Pedro Martinez looks to continue his winning ways when the New York Mets host the Arizona Diamondbacks in the rubber game of a three-game series on Thursday.

    Martinez (5-1, 2.79 ERA) has not lost since April 26, going 3-0 with a 2.83 ERA in his last five starts. The righthander was dominant in his last outing, allowing just five hits without a walk in eight innings, striking out 10 in a 1-0 victory Friday over the Florida Marlins.

    The righthander leads the National League with 83 strikeouts while issuing only 12 walks in 71 innings.

    Martinez will be opposed by former Met Shawn Estes (4-3, 3.79), who has won his last two decisions. Estes yielded four runs and six hits in six innings Friday and did not factor in a 7-4 setback to the Los Angeles Dodgers.

    The lefthander has won just once in four road starts this season, despite posting a 2.96 ERA away from Bank One Ballpark.

    New York's Jose Reyes had three hits, stole three bases and scored a run in Wednesday's 2-1 triumph over Arizona.

    Shawn Green had two hits and an RBI for the Diamondbacks, who have dropped the rubber game in each of its last two series.

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    Gameday Matchup

     ArizonaNew York
    Current StreakL1L1
    Last 108-28-2

    Pitching Matchup

    ArizonaNew York
    S. Estes
    7-8, 4.80 ERA

    Last Game:
    9/28 at LA
    4.1 IP, 3 ER
    Dec = ND
    P. Martinez
    15-8, 2.82 ERA

    Last Game:
    9/22 at NYM
    5.0 IP, 2 ER
    Dec = Loss

    Gameday Lineups

    NO.ArizonaNew York
    1. C. Counsell, 2B J. Reyes, SS
    2. J. Cruz Jr., CF M. Cameron, RF
    3. L. Gonzalez, LF C. Beltran, CF
    4. T. Glaus, 3B M. Piazza, C
    5. S. Green, RF C. Floyd, LF
    6. T. Clark, 1B D. Wright, 3B
    7. A. Cintron, SS C. Woodward, 1B
    8. C. Snyder, C K. Matsui, 2B
    9. S. Estes, P P. Martinez, P