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Lucas Duda, right, hits a solo home run as St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina looks on during the fourth inning at Citi Field. (June 4, 2012)

Mets vs. Cardinals

The Mets won three of a four game set against the Cardinals.

St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina and pitcher
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St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina and pitcher Jason Motte celebrate the 5-4 win over the NY Mets. (June 4, 2012)

St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Kyle Lohse delivers against
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St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Kyle Lohse delivers against the Mets on Monday at Citi Field. (June 4, 2012)

St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina hugs pitcher
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St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina hugs pitcher Jason Motte after the 5-4 win over the Mets. (June 4, 2012)

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Mets' David Wright throws his helmet after he
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Mets' David Wright throws his helmet after he lined out to right in the eighth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals. (June 4, 2012)

Mets pitcher Dillon Gee delivers against the St.
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Mets pitcher Dillon Gee delivers against the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday at Citi Field. (June 4, 2012)

Mets shortstop Omar Quintanilla throws late to second
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Mets shortstop Omar Quintanilla throws late to second base, trying to get St. Louis Cardinals' Daniel Descalso out, after bobbling the ball during the seventh inning. (June 4, 2012)

New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy, top,
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New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy, top, tags out St. Louis Cardinals' Adron Chambers during the seventh inning of the baseball game. (June 4, 2012)

New York Mets' Scott Hairston hits a two-run
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New York Mets' Scott Hairston hits a two-run home run during the seventh inning of the baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals. (June 4, 2012)

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St. Louis Cardinals' Allen Craig hits a two-run
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St. Louis Cardinals' Allen Craig hits a two-run homer during the eighth inning of the baseball game against the New York Mets. (June 4, 2012)

New York Mets' Scott Hairston, right, is greeted
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New York Mets' Scott Hairston, right, is greeted by David Wright after he hit a two-run homer during the seventh inning of the baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals. (June 4, 2012)

New York Mets' David Wright reacts after flying
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New York Mets' David Wright reacts after flying out to end the eighth inning with the tying run on base during the baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals. (June 4, 2012)

St. Louis Cardinals' Allen Craig, left, is greeted
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St. Louis Cardinals' Allen Craig, left, is greeted by Daniel Descalso after hitting a two-run home run during the eighth inning of the baseball game against the New York Mets. (June 4, 2012)

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Kyle Lohse pitches
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St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Kyle Lohse pitches during the first inning against the Mets at Citi Field. (June 4, 2012)

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New York Mets starting pitcher Dillon Gee pitches
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New York Mets starting pitcher Dillon Gee pitches during the second inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Citi Field. (June 4, 2012)

St. Louis Cardinals' Allen Craig singles to score
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St. Louis Cardinals' Allen Craig singles to score Matt Holliday in the fourth inning against the Mets at Citi Field. (June 4, 2012)

Lucas Duda, center, crosses home plate in front
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Lucas Duda, center, crosses home plate in front of St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina, right, and is greeted by Daniel Murphy after hitting a home run during the fourth inning at Citi Field. (June 4, 2012)

Lucas Duda, right, hits a solo home run
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Lucas Duda, right, hits a solo home run as St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina looks on during the fourth inning at Citi Field. (June 4, 2012)

The tarp is pulled off the field before
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The tarp is pulled off the field before the start of the Mets' game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Citi Field. (June 4, 2012)

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New York Mets catcher Josh Thole tags St.
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New York Mets catcher Josh Thole tags St. Louis Cardinal David Freese out at the plate after Freese tried to score from second on Adron Chambers sixth inning base hit. (June 3, 2012)

Mets teammates greet Kirk Nieuwenhuis at the dugout
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Mets teammates greet Kirk Nieuwenhuis at the dugout steps after his two-run home run against the St. Louis Cardinals in the fourth inning Sunday. (June 3, 2012)

Kirk Nieuwenhuis hits a two-run home run for
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Kirk Nieuwenhuis hits a two-run home run for the Mets against the St. Louis Cardinals in the fourth inning at Citi Field Sunday. (June 3, 2012)

New York Mets center fielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis follows
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New York Mets center fielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis follows through on his two-run home run in the fourth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals Sunday. (June 3, 2012)

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Jake Westbrook delivers
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St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Jake Westbrook delivers in the first inning against the New York Mets at Citi Field Sunday. (June 3, 2012)

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Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey is congratulated by David
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Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey is congratulated by David Wright after the Mets' 5-0 win over the St. Louis Cardinals. (June 2, 2012)

Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey waits to bat in
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Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey waits to bat in the seventh inning. (June 2, 2012)

Josh Thole (30) leaps into the air as
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Josh Thole (30) leaps into the air as he beats St. Louis Cardinals' pitcher Lance Lynn to first base in the second inning. (June 2, 2012)

Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy (28) forces out
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Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy (28) forces out St. Louis Cardinals' Shane Robinson (43) at second base and throws to first base for the double play in the fourth inning. (June 2, 2012)

R.A. Dickey #43 of the Mets delivers a
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R.A. Dickey #43 of the Mets delivers a pitch in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals. (June 2, 2012)

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Daniel Murphy scores on a wild pitch by
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Daniel Murphy scores on a wild pitch by St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Eduardo Sanchez. (June 2, 2012)

Ike Davis makes a catch while St. Louis
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Ike Davis makes a catch while St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina tries to beat the ball to first. (June 2, 2012)

Daniel Murphy doubles in the bottom of the
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Daniel Murphy doubles in the bottom of the seventh inning. (June 2, 2012)

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