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Josh Satin walks off the field after striking out to end a game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Citi Field. (June 13, 2013)

Mets vs. Cardinals

Matt Harvey suffered his first loss of the season as the Mets fell to the St. Louis Cardinals, 2-1, in the rubber game of a three-game set at Citi Field.

Collin Cowgill, Daniel Murphy and Kirk Nieuwenhuis look
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Collin Cowgill, Daniel Murphy and Kirk Nieuwenhuis look on from the dugout after a loss against the St. Louis Cardinals at Citi Field. (June 13, 2013)

Josh Satin walks off the field after striking
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Josh Satin walks off the field after striking out to end a game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Citi Field. (June 13, 2013)

Matt Harvey sits in the dugout during the
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Matt Harvey sits in the dugout during the seventh inning of a game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Citi Field. (June 13, 2013)

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Matt Harvey allowed only one run on five
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Matt Harvey allowed only one run on five hits and one walk in seven innings of work while striking out seven in a game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Citi Field. (June 13, 2013)

Matt Harvey leaves the dugout after the seventh
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Matt Harvey leaves the dugout after the seventh inning of a game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Citi Field. (June 13, 2013)

Matt Harvey delivers a pitch in the first
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Matt Harvey delivers a pitch in the first inning of a game against the St. Louis Cardinals. (June 13, 2013)

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright delivers
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St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright delivers a pitch in the first inning of a game against the Mets. (June 13, 2013)

Kirk Nieuwenhuis comes up short fielding the St.
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Kirk Nieuwenhuis comes up short fielding the St. Louis Cardinals' Pete Kozma's fifth-inning double in a game against the St. Louis Cardinals. (June 13, 2013)

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Youngsters and other fans watch as St. Louis
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Youngsters and other fans watch as St. Louis Cardinals centerfielder Jon Jay fields Lucas Duda's fourth-inning pop up to the warning track with two runners on base in a game against the Mets. (June 13, 2013)

The St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter slides safely
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The St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter slides safely into third on a third-inning RBI triple off Matt Harvey as David Wright waits for the throw from the outfield in a game at Citi Field. (June 13, 2013)

Lucas Duda of the Mets is greeted in
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Lucas Duda of the Mets is greeted in the dugout after his home run in the fourth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in a baseball game at Citi Field. (June 12, 2013)

Lucas Duda of the Mets watches his home
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Lucas Duda of the Mets watches his home run hit against the St. Louis Cardinals in the fourth inning of a baseball game at Citi Field. (June 12, 2013)

Pitcher Bobby Parnell and David Wright of the
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Pitcher Bobby Parnell and David Wright of the Mets celebrate the 5-1 win against the St. Louis Cardinals in a baseball game at Citi Field. (June 12, 2013)

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Marlon Byrd of the Mets is greeted in
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Marlon Byrd of the Mets is greeted in the dugout after his home run in the seventh inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in a baseball game at Citi Field. (June 12, 2013)

Daniel Murphy follows through on his RBI single
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Daniel Murphy follows through on his RBI single to left in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals. (June 12, 2013)

Lucas Duda hits an RBI single to deep
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Lucas Duda hits an RBI single to deep right in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals. (June 12, 2013)

Mets starting pitcher Dillon Gee delivers against the
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Mets starting pitcher Dillon Gee delivers against the St. Louis Cardinals. (June 12, 2013)

Mets manager Terry Collins looks on from the
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Mets manager Terry Collins looks on from the dugout before action against the St. Louis Cardinals. (June 12, 2013)

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St. Louis starting pitcher Shelby Miller delivers against
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St. Louis starting pitcher Shelby Miller delivers against the Mets. (June 12, 2013)

Dillon Gee delivers against the St. Louis Cardinals.
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Dillon Gee delivers against the St. Louis Cardinals. (June 12, 2013)

David Wright follows through on his double in
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David Wright follows through on his double in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals. (June 12, 2013)

Lucas Duda hits an RBI single to deep
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Lucas Duda hits an RBI single to deep right in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals. (June 12, 2013)

Daniel Murphy follows through on his RBI single
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Daniel Murphy follows through on his RBI single to left in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals. (June 12, 2013)

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John Buck #44 of the Mets leaves the
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John Buck #44 of the Mets leaves the dugout after a game against the St. Louis Cardinals. (June, 11 2013)

Kirk Nieuwenhuis of the Mets strikes out to
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Kirk Nieuwenhuis of the Mets strikes out to end a game against the St. Louis Cardinals. (June 11, 2013)

Kirk Nieuwenhuis of the Mets strikes out to
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Kirk Nieuwenhuis of the Mets strikes out to end a game against the St. Louis Cardinals. (June 11, 2013)

Jordany Valdespin of the Mets strikes out to
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Jordany Valdespin of the Mets strikes out to end the seventh inning against the St. Louis Cardinals. (June 11, 2013)

David Wright of the Mets strikes out during
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David Wright of the Mets strikes out during the fifth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals. (June 11, 2013)

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Daniel Murphy of the Mets lines out to
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Daniel Murphy of the Mets lines out to end the fifth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals. (June 11, 2013)

David Aardsma of the Mets pitches against the
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David Aardsma of the Mets pitches against the St. Louis Cardinals. (June 11, 2013)

David Aardsma of the Mets looks on after
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David Aardsma of the Mets looks on after surrendering a ninth inning home run against Shane Robinson of the St. Louis Cardinals. (June 11, 2013)

Allen Craig of the St. Louis Cardinals watches
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Allen Craig of the St. Louis Cardinals watches his fifth inning three-run home run against the Mets. (June 11, 2013)

Jeremy Hefner of the Mets looks on after
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Jeremy Hefner of the Mets looks on after surrendering a fifth inning three run home run against Allen Craig of the St. Louis Cardinals. (June 11, 2013)

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Kirk Nieuwenhuis of the Mets grounds into a
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Kirk Nieuwenhuis of the Mets grounds into a fourth inning double play against the St. Louis Cardinals (June 11, 2013)

Daniel Murphy of the Mets points to a
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Daniel Murphy of the Mets points to a pop up during the second inning against the St. Louis Cardinals. (June 11, 2013)

Daniel Murphy #28 of the Mets defends at
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Daniel Murphy #28 of the Mets defends at first base during the second inning against Matt Adams #53 of the St. Louis Cardinals. (June 11 2013)

Jeremy Hefner of the Mets pitches against the
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Jeremy Hefner of the Mets pitches against the St. Louis Cardinals. (June 11, 2013)

Daniel Murphy #28 of the Mets defends at
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Daniel Murphy #28 of the Mets defends at first base as teammate Jeremy Hefner #53 delivers a pitch against the St. Louis Cardinals. (June 11, 2013)

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Omar Quintanilla of the Mets rounds the bases
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Omar Quintanilla of the Mets rounds the bases on his solo home run during the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals. (June 11, 2013)

Michael Wacha of the St. Louis Cardinals delivers
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Michael Wacha of the St. Louis Cardinals delivers against the Mets. (June 11, 2013)

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