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Matsuzaka gets save as Mets beat Cards

Matsuzaka gets save as Mets beat Cards NEW YORK -- Catcher Anthony Recker wasn't surprised Thursday afternoon when right-handed pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka walked to home plate to retrieve his mask after Recker caught the final out of the New York Mets' 4-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals at Citi Field. "'Oh, he's over there, picking up my mask,'" Recker recalled thinking to himself. "He's a nice guy. So I get it."

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RHP Jenrry Mejia continued his impressive pitching on Monday, when he earned the win with 6 2/3 strong innings and combined with three relievers on a six-hit shutout in the Mets' 2-0 victory. Mejia allowed four hits, walked four and struck out seven as he extended his career-high scoreless streak to 13 2/3 innings. He has a 1.99 ERA in four starts this year and a 2.16 ERA in nine starts since rejoining the Mets' rotation last July.

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RHP Jenrry Mejia continued his impressive pitching on Monday, when he earned the win with 6 2/3 strong innings and combined with three relievers on a six-hit shutout in the Mets' 2-0 victory. Mejia allowed four hits, walked four and struck out seven as he extended his career-high scoreless streak to 13 2/3 innings. He has a 1.99 ERA in four starts this year and a 2.16 ERA in nine starts since rejoining the Mets' rotation last July.

Mets' Mejia, Farnsworth help shut out Cardinals

Mets' Mejia, Farnsworth help shut out Cardinals NEW YORK -- The New York Mets spent much of the off-season searching for an affordable upgrade at shortstop. They didn't settle on a fifth starter until the weekend before an Opening Day in which they lost their closer for the season.

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RHP Jenrry Mejia will hope his blister woes are behind him on Monday night, when he takes the mound for the Mets in the opener of a four-game series against the Cardinals at Citi Field. Mejia earned the win in his most recent start last Wednesday, when he allowed two hits and two walks while striking out three in five shutout innings during the Mets' 9-0 win over the Diamondbacks. But Mejia was lifted after 77 pitches due to a popped blister on his right middle finger. He threw at Citi Field on Saturday and reported no problems.

Preview: Cardinals at Mets

David Wright began the season hitting .192, but the New York Mets third baseman has put together an 11-game hitting streak to shake off the slow start. The Mets host the Cardinals in the opener of a four-game series Monday with Wright hitting .380 during his streak. including four hits Sunday. St. Louis is 4-3 on its current 11-game road trip but has allowed just nine runs in its past four games.

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C Anthony Recker collected his first three RBIs of the season when his seventh-inning, two-out single scored Lucas Duda and Juan Lagares to give the Mets their first lead of the game at 4-3. He then hit what turned out to be the game-winning solo shot off the Angels' Matt Shoemaker in the 13th. RHP Bartolo Colon is making his third start of the season Sunday against the Los Angeles Angels. Colon went seven scoreless in a 4-0 win at Atlanta on Tuesday and struck out five.

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MLB Team Report - New York Mets - INSIDE PITCH The Mets are back in the Hot Stove game. After years of austerity, the Mets are spending again, doling out $87.25 million in guaranteed contracts over the first six weeks of free agency after spending a total of $5 million last winter.

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MLB Team Report - New York Mets - INSIDE PITCH The Mets are back in the Hot Stove game. After years of austerity, the Mets are spending again, doling out $87.25 million in guaranteed contracts over the first six weeks of free agency after spending a total of $5 million last winter.

New York Mets - TeamReport

MLB Team Report - New York Mets - INSIDE PITCH The Mets are back in the Hot Stove game. After years of austerity, the Mets are spending again, doling out $87.25 million in guaranteed contracts over the first six weeks of free agency after spending a total of $5 million last winter.
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