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Daniel Murphy #28 of the New York Mets (Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Daniel Murphy #28 of the New York Mets throws to first base in the second inning against the San Francisco Giants at Citi Field. (May 4, 2011)

Giants 2, Mets 0

A solid start by Chris Capuano was wasted as Tim Lincecum struck out 12 Mets, and he and four relievers combined for a shutout.

Willie Harris #22 of the New York Mets
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Willie Harris #22 of the New York Mets strikes out in the sixth inning against the San Francisco Giants at Citi Field. (May 4, 2011)

Tim Lincecum #55 of the San Francisco Giants
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Tim Lincecum #55 of the San Francisco Giants throws against the New York Mets at Citi Field. (May 4, 2011)

Jose Reyes #7 of the New York Mets
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Jose Reyes #7 of the New York Mets flying out in the fifth inning against the San Francisco Giants at Citi Field. (May 4, 2011)

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Chris Capuano #38 of the New York Mets
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Chris Capuano #38 of the New York Mets leaves the game in the seventh inning against the San Francisco Giants at Citi Field. (May 4, 2011)

Jose Reyes #7 of the New York Mets
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Jose Reyes #7 of the New York Mets looks on after flying out in the fifth inning against the San Francisco Giants. (May 4, 2011)

David Wright #5 of the New York Mets
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David Wright #5 of the New York Mets strikes out in the fifth inning against the San Francisco Giants at Citi Field. (May 4, 2011)

Tim Lincecum #55 of the San Francisco Giants
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Tim Lincecum #55 of the San Francisco Giants throws against the New York Mets at Citi Field. (May 4, 2011)

Comedian John Leguizamo throws out the ceremonial first
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Comedian John Leguizamo throws out the ceremonial first pitch before the New York Mets play the San Francisco Giants at Citi Field. (May 4, 2011)

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Chris Capuano #38 of the New York Mets
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Chris Capuano #38 of the New York Mets throws a pitch against the San Francisco Giants at Citi Field. (May 4, 2011)

David Wright #5 of the New York Mets
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

David Wright #5 of the New York Mets strikes out in the first inning against the San Francisco Giants at Citi Field. (May 4, 2011)

David Wright #5 of the New York Mets
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

David Wright #5 of the New York Mets strikes out in the first inning against the San Francisco Giants at Citi Field. (May 4, 2011)

Ronny Paulino #9 of the New York Mets
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Ronny Paulino #9 of the New York Mets is tagged out in the second inning by Freddy Sanchez #21 of the San Francisco Giants at Citi Field. (May 4, 2011)

Chris Capuano #38 of the New York Mets
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Chris Capuano #38 of the New York Mets throws a pitch against the San Francisco Giants at Citi Field. (May 4, 2011)

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Tim Lincecum #55 of the San Francisco Giants
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Tim Lincecum #55 of the San Francisco Giants throws against the New York Mets at Citi Field. (May 4, 2011)

Daniel Murphy #28 of the New York Mets
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Daniel Murphy #28 of the New York Mets throws to first base in the second inning against the San Francisco Giants at Citi Field. (May 4, 2011)

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