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Jerry pulls Santana; streaks don't stand

Mets squander another outing by ace, who exits after eight innings despite breezing

Updated: May 29, 2010, 8:23 PM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

MILWAUKEE -- Manager Jerry Manuel insisted he had no hesitation about removing Johan Santana after eight less-than-taxing innings, with the left-hander's pitch count at 105 in a scoreless duel with Milwaukee's Yovani Gallardo.

With Santana pulled, three Mets streaks abruptly ended Friday night at Miller Park:

A 35-inning scoreless streak;

An 86-inning streak without surrendering a homer;

And a five-game winning streak.

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