Mets vs. Nationals

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The Mets lost the Nationals, 4-3, in the first game of a three-game series on Friday night at Citi Field.

Neil Walker #20 of the New York Mets
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Neil Walker #20 of the New York Mets reacts after striking out during the sixth inning against the Washington Nationals during an MLB game at Citi Field in Flushing, New York on Friday, April 21, 2017.

Zack Wheeler #45 of the New York Mets
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Zack Wheeler #45 of the New York Mets gets a pinch hit double during the seventh inning against the Washington Nationals during an MLB game at Citi Field in Flushing, New York on Friday, April 21, 2017.

Zack Wheeler #45 of the New York Mets
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Zack Wheeler #45 of the New York Mets gets a pinch hit double during the seventh inning against the Washington Nationals during an MLB game at Citi Field in Flushing, New York on Friday, April 21, 2017.

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Zack Wheeler #45 of the New York Mets
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Zack Wheeler #45 of the New York Mets reacts after his pinch hit double during the seventh inning against the Washington Nationals during an MLB game at Citi Field in Flushing, New York on Friday, April 21, 2017.

Michael Conforto #30 of the New York Mets
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Michael Conforto #30 of the New York Mets hits a broken bat single during the fifth inning against the Washington Nationals during an MLB game at Citi Field in Flushing, New York on Friday, April 21, 2017.

Jay Bruce #19 of the New York Mets
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Jay Bruce #19 of the New York Mets flies out with the bases loaded during the seventh inning against the Washington Nationals during an MLB game at Citi Field in Flushing, New York on Friday, April 21, 2017.

Neil Walker #20 of the New York Mets
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Neil Walker #20 of the New York Mets throws out a runner during the fifth inning against the Washington Nationals during an MLB game at Citi Field in Flushing, New York on Friday, April 21, 2017.

Curtis Granderson #3 of the New York Mets
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Curtis Granderson #3 of the New York Mets is congratulated by his teammates after hitting a sixth inning home run against the Washington Nationals during an MLB game at Citi Field in Flushing, New York on Friday, April 21, 2017.

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Jose Reyes #7 of the New York Mets
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Jose Reyes #7 of the New York Mets reacts after striking out during the sixth inning against the Washington Nationals during an MLB game at Citi Field in Flushing, New York on Friday, April 21, 2017.

Curtis Granderson #3 of the New York Mets
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Curtis Granderson #3 of the New York Mets hits an RBI single during the fourth inning against the Washington Nationals during an MLB game at Citi Field in Flushing, New York on Friday, April 21, 2017.

Jose Reyes #7 of the New York Mets
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Jose Reyes #7 of the New York Mets reacts after striking out during the sixth inning against the Washington Nationals during an MLB game at Citi Field in Flushing, New York on Friday, April 21, 2017.

Michael Conforto #30 of the New York Mets
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Michael Conforto #30 of the New York Mets reacts after he hits a broken bat single during the fifth inning against the Washington Nationals during an MLB game at Citi Field in Flushing, New York on Friday, April 21, 2017.

Matt Harvey #33 of the New York Mets
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Matt Harvey #33 of the New York Mets strikes out attempting to bunt during the fifth inning against the Washington Nationals during an MLB game at Citi Field in Flushing, New York on Friday, April 21, 2017.

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Wilmer Difo #1 of the Washington Nationals throws
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Wilmer Difo #1 of the Washington Nationals throws out a runner during the fourth inning against the New York Mets during an MLB game at Citi Field in Flushing, New York on Friday, April 21, 2017.

Jose Lobaton #59 of the Washington Nationals commits
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Jose Lobaton #59 of the Washington Nationals commits a throwing error during the fourth inning against the New York Mets during an MLB game at Citi Field in Flushing, New York on Friday, April 21, 2017.

Jose Reyes #7 of the New York Mets
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Jose Reyes #7 of the New York Mets reacts after striking out during the sixth inning against the Washington Nationals during an MLB game at Citi Field in Flushing, New York on Friday, April 21, 2017.

Wilmer Difo #1 of the Washington Nationals throws
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Wilmer Difo #1 of the Washington Nationals throws out a runner during the fourth inning against the New York Mets during an MLB game at Citi Field in Flushing, New York on Friday, April 21, 2017.

Curtis Granderson #3 is congratulated by Glenn Sherlock
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Curtis Granderson #3 is congratulated by Glenn Sherlock #53 of the New York Mets after hitting a home run during the sixth inning against the Washington Nationals during an MLB game at Citi Field in Flushing, New York on Friday, April 21, 2017.

Zack Wheeler #45 of the New York Mets
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Zack Wheeler #45 of the New York Mets gets a pinch hit double during the seventh inning against the Washington Nationals during an MLB game at Citi Field in Flushing, New York on Friday, April 21, 2017.

T.J. Rivera #54 of the New York Mets
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T.J. Rivera #54 of the New York Mets hits a single during the fifth inning against the Washington Nationals during an MLB game at Citi Field in Flushing, New York on Friday, April 21, 2017.

Michael Conforto #30 of the New York Mets
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Michael Conforto #30 of the New York Mets hits a broken bat single during the fifth inning against the Washington Nationals during an MLB game at Citi Field in Flushing, New York on Friday, April 21, 2017.

Curtis Granderson #3 of the New York Mets
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Curtis Granderson #3 of the New York Mets is congratulated by his teammates after hitting a sixth inning home run against the Washington Nationals during an MLB game at Citi Field in Flushing, New York on Friday, April 21, 2017.

Matt Harvey #33 of the New York Mets
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Matt Harvey #33 of the New York Mets reacts after a pitch during the first inning against the Washington Nationals during an MLB game at Citi Field in Flushing, New York on Friday, April 21, 2017.

Matt Harvey #33 of the New York Mets
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Matt Harvey #33 of the New York Mets delivers the pitch during the first inning against the Washington Nationals during an MLB game at Citi Field in Flushing, New York on Friday, April 21, 2017.

Matt Harvey #33 of the New York Mets
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Matt Harvey #33 of the New York Mets reacts as he allows a home run to Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals during an MLB game at Citi Field in Flushing, New York on Friday, April 21, 2017.

Matt Harvey #33 of the New York Mets
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Matt Harvey #33 of the New York Mets delivers the pitch during the first inning against the Washington Nationals during an MLB game at Citi Field in Flushing, New York on Friday, April 21, 2017.

Matt Harvey #33 of the New York Mets
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Matt Harvey #33 of the New York Mets delivers the pitch during the first inning against the Washington Nationals during an MLB game at Citi Field in Flushing, New York on Friday, April 21, 2017.

Michael Conforto #30 of the New York Mets
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Michael Conforto #30 of the New York Mets rounds the bases after hitting a home run during the first inning against the Washington Nationals during an MLB game at Citi Field in Flushing, New York on Friday, April 21, 2017.

Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals hits
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Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals hits a home run during the first inning against the New York Mets during an MLB game at Citi Field in Flushing, New York on Friday, April 21, 2017.

Matt Harvey #33 and Rene Rivera #44 of
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Matt Harvey #33 and Rene Rivera #44 of the New York Mets talk after the top of the first inning against the Washington Nationals during an MLB game at Citi Field in Flushing, New York on Friday, April 21, 2017.

Matt Harvey #33 of the New York Mets
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Matt Harvey #33 of the New York Mets delivers the pitch during the first inning against the Washington Nationals during an MLB game at Citi Field in Flushing, New York on Friday, April 21, 2017.

Matt Harvey #33 of the New York Mets
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Matt Harvey #33 of the New York Mets delivers the pitch during the first inning against the Washington Nationals during an MLB game at Citi Field in Flushing, New York on Friday, April 21, 2017.

Michael Conforto #30 of the New York Mets
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Michael Conforto #30 of the New York Mets rounds the bases after his first inning home run against the Washington Nationals during an MLB game at Citi Field in Flushing, New York on Friday, April 21, 2017.

Matt Harvey #33 of the New York Mets
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Matt Harvey #33 of the New York Mets reacts after a pitch during the first inning against the Washington Nationals during an MLB game at Citi Field in Flushing, New York on Friday, April 21, 2017.

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