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Jonathon Niese #49 of the New York Mets (Credit: Getty Images)

Jonathon Niese #49 of the New York Mets pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates. (May 23, 2012)

Mets vs. Pirates

Jonathon Niese allowed one run in 7 2/3 innings in the third game of the series, as the Mets took two of three from the Pirates.

Jonathon Niese #49 of the New York Mets
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Jonathon Niese #49 of the New York Mets pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates. (May 23, 2012)

Ronny Cedeno #13 of the New York Mets
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Ronny Cedeno #13 of the New York Mets fields a ground ball against the Pittsburgh Pirates. (May 23, 2012)

Ronny Cedeno #13 of the New York Mets
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Ronny Cedeno #13 of the New York Mets fields a ground ball against the Pittsburgh Pirates. (May 23, 2012)

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Clint Barmes #12 of the Pittsburgh Pirates fields
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Clint Barmes #12 of the Pittsburgh Pirates fields a ground ball against the New York Mets. (May 23, 2012)

Charlie Morton #50 of the Pittsburgh Pirates pitches
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Charlie Morton #50 of the Pittsburgh Pirates pitches against the New York Mets. (May 23, 2012)

Jonathon Niese #49 of the New York Mets
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Jonathon Niese #49 of the New York Mets pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates. (May 23, 2012)

Charlie Morton #50 of the Pittsburgh Pirates pitches
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Charlie Morton #50 of the Pittsburgh Pirates pitches against the New York Mets. (May 23, 2012)

New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy, rear,
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New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy, rear, can't handle the toss from shortstop Ronny Cedeno allowing Pittsburgh Pirates' Casey McGhee (14) to advance to second on a fielder's choice hit by Pirates' Yamaico Navarro during the second inning. (May 23, 2012)

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Jon Niese.
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Jon Niese.

A livid Mets fans screams at the umpires
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A livid Mets fans screams at the umpires during the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. (May 22, 2012)

Frank Francisco closes out the game against the
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Frank Francisco closes out the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. (May 22, 2012)

Mike Baxter scores on an RBI single by
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Mike Baxter scores on an RBI single by Lucas Duda. (May 22, 2012)

Kirk Nieuwenhuis and Ronny Cedeno celebrate after beating
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Kirk Nieuwenhuis and Ronny Cedeno celebrate after beating the Pittsburgh Pirates. (May 22, 2012)

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Andrew McCutchen of the Pittsburgh Pirates hits a
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Andrew McCutchen of the Pittsburgh Pirates hits a broken bat single against the Mets. (May 22, 2012)

James McDonald of the Pittsburgh Pirates pitches against
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James McDonald of the Pittsburgh Pirates pitches against the Mets. (May 22, 2012)

Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey throws during the first
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Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. (May 22, 2012)

Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher James McDonald throws in the
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Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher James McDonald throws in the first inning. (May 22, 2012)

R.A. Dickey pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates. (May
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R.A. Dickey pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates. (May 22, 2012)

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James McDonald of the Pittsburgh Pirates pitches against
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James McDonald of the Pittsburgh Pirates pitches against the Mets. (May 22, 2012)

R.A. Dickey pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates. (May
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R.A. Dickey pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates. (May 22, 2012)

Michael McKenry #55 of the Pittsburgh Pirates rounds
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Michael McKenry #55 of the Pittsburgh Pirates rounds second after hitting a two run home run in the seventh inning to tie the New York Mets. (May 21, 2012)

Michael McKenry #55 of the Pittsburgh Pirates celebrates
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Michael McKenry #55 of the Pittsburgh Pirates celebrates with Clint Barmes #12 after hitting a two run home run in the seventh inning against the New York Mets. (May 21, 2012)

Pittsburgh Pirates' Neil Walker (18) slides past New
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Pittsburgh Pirates' Neil Walker (18) slides past New York Mets catcher Mike Nickeas with the go ahead run, scoring from third base on a sacrifice fly by Clint Barmes in the eighth inning. (May 21, 2012)

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New York Mets catcher Mike Nickeas reaches for
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New York Mets catcher Mike Nickeas reaches for the ball from his mitt after Pittsburgh Pirates' Neil Walker scored the go ahead run on a play at the plate in the eighth inning. (May 21, 2012)

Neil Walker #18 of the Pittsburgh Pirates slides
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Neil Walker #18 of the Pittsburgh Pirates slides in safe at home to put the Pirates up one run against Mike Nickeas #4 of the New York Mets in the eighth inning. (May 21, 2012)

Neil Walker #18 of the Pittsburgh Pirates slides
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Neil Walker #18 of the Pittsburgh Pirates slides in safe at home to put the Pirates up one run against Mike Nickeas #4 of the New York Mets in the eighth inning. (May 21, 2012)

New York Mets starting pitcher Johan Santana throws
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New York Mets starting pitcher Johan Santana throws against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the first inning of the baseball game. (May 21, 2012)

New York Mets starting pitcher Johan Santana waits
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New York Mets starting pitcher Johan Santana waits on deck to bat against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the second inning of the baseball game. (May 21, 2012)

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Erik Bedard #45 of the Pittsburgh Pirates pitches
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Erik Bedard #45 of the Pittsburgh Pirates pitches against the New York Mets. (May 21, 2012)

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