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Mets fans show their team spirit at CIti (Credit: Newsday/Thomas A. Ferrara)

Mets fans show their team spirit at CIti Field. (April 5, 2012)

Mets Opening Day 2012

Scenes from Citi Field at the Mets begin the 2012 season against the Atlanta Braves.

Andres Torres #56 of the New York Mets
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Andres Torres #56 of the New York Mets reacts after he was picked off first base. (April 5, 2012)

David Wright #5 of the New York Mets
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David Wright #5 of the New York Mets is introduced before the game against the Atlanta Braves. (April 5, 2012)

Managers Terry Collins of the New York Mets
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Managers Terry Collins of the New York Mets and Fredi Gonzalez of the Atlanta Braves meet before their game at Citi Field. (April 5, 2012)

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Johan Santana #57 of the New York Mets
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Johan Santana #57 of the New York Mets pitches against the Atlanta Braves. (April 5, 2012)

Johan Santana #57 of the New York Mets
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Johan Santana #57 of the New York Mets pitches against the Atlanta Braves. (April 5, 2012)

Johan Santana #57 of the New York Mets
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Johan Santana #57 of the New York Mets pitches against the Atlanta Braves. (April 5, 2012)

New York Mets Andres Torres pulls up while
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New York Mets Andres Torres pulls up while chasing a triple. (April 5, 2012)

Daniel Murphy #28 of the New York Mets
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Daniel Murphy #28 of the New York Mets runs to first base after his sixth inning single against the Atlanta Braves. (April 5, 2012)

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Mets pitcher Frank Francisco gets the save in
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Mets pitcher Frank Francisco gets the save in the ninth. (April 5, 2012)

David Wright hits a single in the 8th
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David Wright hits a single in the 8th inning. (April 5, 2012)

Andres Torres of the New York Mets bats
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Andres Torres of the New York Mets bats against the Atlanta Braves. (April 5, 2012)

Andres Torres pulls up while chasing a triple.
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Andres Torres pulls up while chasing a triple. (April 5, 2012)

Daniel Murphy #28 of the New York Mets
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Daniel Murphy #28 of the New York Mets follows through on his sixth inning single. (April 5, 2012)

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Mets fans show their team spirit at CIti
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Mets fans show their team spirit at CIti Field. (April 5, 2012)

Josh Thole follows through on a fifth inning
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Josh Thole follows through on a fifth inning single against the Atlanta Braves. (April 5, 2012)

DAN UGGLA — 2006-present Marlins, Braves Home runs:
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DAN UGGLA — 2006-present
Marlins, Braves
Home runs: 201
Uggla has averaged 32 home runs per season his first five seasons.

Ruben Tejada #11 of the New York Mets
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Ruben Tejada #11 of the New York Mets throws to first base. (April 5, 2012)

Daniel Murphy celebrates his first inning double against
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Daniel Murphy celebrates his first inning double against the Atlanta Braves. (April 5, 2012)

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Johan Santana (57) of the New York Mets
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Johan Santana (57) of the New York Mets pitches against the Atlanta Braves. (April 5, 2012)

Andres Torres #56 and Jason Bay #44 of
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Andres Torres #56 and Jason Bay #44 of the Mets celebrate after Torres scored on an RBI single. (April 5, 2012)

Lucas Duda catching a pop fly hit by
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Lucas Duda catching a pop fly hit by Martin Prado in the 6th inning. (April 5, 2012)

Mets pitcher Ramon Ramirez on the mound in
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Mets pitcher Ramon Ramirez on the mound in the sixth inning. (April 5, 2012)

Mets pitcher Johan Santana threw five scoreless innings
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Mets pitcher Johan Santana threw five scoreless innings on Opening Day against the Atlanta Braves at Citi Field. (April 5, 2012)

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Johan Santana #57 of the New York Mets
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Johan Santana #57 of the New York Mets pitches against the Atlanta Braves. (April 5, 2012)

Banners are seen on the outfield wall during
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Banners are seen on the outfield wall during the game between the New York Mets and the Atlanta Braves. (April 5, 2012)

Andres Torres rounds third base as he scores
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Andres Torres rounds third base as he scores on an RBI single by David Wright in the bottom of the sixth inning. (April 5, 2012)

Johan Santana #57 of the New York Mets
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Johan Santana #57 of the New York Mets pitches against the Atlanta Braves. (April 5, 2012)

Johan Santana #57 of the New York Mets
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Johan Santana #57 of the New York Mets pitches against the Atlanta Braves. (April 5, 2012)

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Daniel Murphy singles, sending Andres Torres into scoring
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Daniel Murphy singles, sending Andres Torres into scoring position in the 6th inning. (April 5, 2012)

The Family of former New York Mets catcher
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The Family of former New York Mets catcher and Hall of Famer Gary Carter, including his wife Sandy, son D.J. and daughters Kimmy and Christy, unveil a sign an the outfield wall which reads "Kid 8" in honor of the late Gary Carter. (April 5, 2012)

Tim Teufel and Bob Ojeda pose on the
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Tim Teufel and Bob Ojeda pose on the field with the family of Former Mets' catcher and Hall of Famer Gary Carter including his wife Sandy (3rd L), son D.J. and daughters Kimmy and Christy. (April 5, 2012)

The Family of former New York Mets catcher
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The Family of former New York Mets catcher and Hall of Famer Gary Carter, including his wife Sandy, son D.J. and daughters Kimmy and Christy, unveil a sign an the outfield wall which reads "Kid 8". (April 5, 2012)

The Family of former New York Mets catcher
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The Family of former New York Mets catcher and Hall of Famer Gary Carter, including his wife Sandy, son D.J. and daughters Kimmy and Christy, unveil a sign an the outfield wall which reads "Kid 8". (April 5, 2012)

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Johan Santana on the mound in the fifth
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Johan Santana on the mound in the fifth inning. (April 5, 2012)

David Wright hits an RBI single during the
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David Wright hits an RBI single during the sixth inning. (April 5, 2012)

David Wright hits a sixth inning RBI single
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David Wright hits a sixth inning RBI single against the Atlanta Braves. (April 5, 2012)

Daniel Murphy throws the ball after an out
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Daniel Murphy throws the ball after an out during the sixth inning. (April 5, 2012)

From left, Andres Torres, Daniel Murphy, David Wright,
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From left, Andres Torres, Daniel Murphy, David Wright, Ike Davis and Jason Bay of the New York Mets line up for the performance of the National Anthem against the Atlanta Braves on Opening Day at Citi Field. (April 5, 2012)

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David Wright of the New York Mets greets
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David Wright of the New York Mets greets manager Terry Collins during player introductions on Opening Day Game at Citi Field. (April 5, 2012)

Hall of Famer Ralph Kiner waves to the
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Hall of Famer Ralph Kiner waves to the crowd before announcing the New York Mets starting lineup on opening day against the Atlanta Braves at Citi Field. (April 5, 2012)

Johan Santana started on opening day at Citi
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Johan Santana started on opening day at Citi Field after missing all of 2011 with a shoulder injury. (April 5, 2012)

Mets fan Chris Gress shows his team spirit
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Mets fan Chris Gress shows his team spirit at CIti Field on Opening Day. (April 5, 2012)

Mets fan Emmet Chapey, 13, from Babylon (center)
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Mets fan Emmet Chapey, 13, from Babylon (center) is surrounded by fellow fans as they show their team spirit at Citi Field for opening day. (April 5, 2012)

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Emmet Chapey, 13, from Babylon shows his
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Emmet Chapey, 13, from Babylon shows his team spirit at CIti Field for Opening day. (April 5, 2012)

From left, former New York Mets Tim Teufel
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From left, former New York Mets Tim Teufel and Bob Ojeda pose on the field with the family of former Mets' catcher and Hall of Famer Gary Carter including his wife Sandy (third from left), son D.J. and daughters Kimmy and Christy as they honor Carter before Opening Day. (April 5, 2012)

Mets manager Terry Collins wears a No. 8
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Mets manager Terry Collins wears a No. 8 jersey in honor of Gary Carter during batting practice before Opening Day against the Atlanta Braves at Citi Field. (April 5, 2012)

Justin Turner wears a No. 8 jersey in
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Justin Turner wears a No. 8 jersey in honor of Gary Carter during batting practice before Opening Day against the Atlanta Braves at Citi Field. (April 5, 2012)

Fans pose for photographs before the season opening
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Fans pose for photographs before the season opening baseball game at Citi Field between the New York Mets and the Atlanta Braves. (April 5, 2012)

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Chris Gress arrives for the season opening baseball
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Chris Gress arrives for the season opening baseball game at Citi Field between the New York Mets and the Atlanta Braves. (April 5, 2012)

R.A. Dickey of the New York Mets walks
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R.A. Dickey of the New York Mets walks back to the dugout with a patch on his arm which reads "Kid 8" in honor of former Mets catcher Gary Carter during warmups on Opening Day Game at Citi Field. (April 5, 2012)

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