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Mike Nikeas bunts in the sixth inning. (May (Credit: David Pokress)

Mike Nikeas bunts in the sixth inning. (May 17, 2012)

Mets vs. Reds

The Mets split a two-game set with the Reds.

David Wright smacks an RBI double in the
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David Wright smacks an RBI double in the eighth inning. (May 17, 2012)

David Wright throws out Brandon Phillips in the
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David Wright throws out Brandon Phillips in the fourth inning. (May 17, 2012)

R.A. Dickey winds up to throw a knuckleball.
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R.A. Dickey winds up to throw a knuckleball. (May 17, 2012)

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Lucas Duda doubles in the fifth inning to
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Lucas Duda doubles in the fifth inning to score David Wright and Andres Torres. (May 17, 2012)

Cincinnati Reds' Joey Votto follows through with a
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Cincinnati Reds' Joey Votto follows through with a single off New York Mets starting pitcher R.A. Dickey during the sixth inning. (May 17, 2012)

Joey Votto #19 of the Cincinnati Reds runs
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Joey Votto #19 of the Cincinnati Reds runs the bases after his fourth inning home run against the New York Mets at Citi Field. (May 17, 2012)

New York Mets starting pitcher R.A. Dickey delivers
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New York Mets starting pitcher R.A. Dickey delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds at Citi Field. (May 17, 2012)

Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Mat Latos delivers in
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Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Mat Latos delivers in the third inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets at Citi Field. (May 17, 2012)

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Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Mat Latos delivers in
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Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Mat Latos delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets at Citi Field. (May 17, 2012)

David Wright #5 of the New York Mets
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David Wright #5 of the New York Mets doubles in the first inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Citi Field. (May 17, 2012)

Cincinnati Reds Ryan Hanigan (29) scores on a
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Cincinnati Reds Ryan Hanigan (29) scores on a passed ball by New York Mets catcher Mike Nikeas while Mets starting pitcher R.A. Dickey, foreground, covers the plate. (May 17, 2012)

R.A. Dickey #43 of the New York Mets
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R.A. Dickey #43 of the New York Mets pitches against the Cincinnati Reds at Citi Field. (May 17, 2012)

Jon Rauch heads is taken out of the
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Jon Rauch heads is taken out of the game in the 8th inning. (May 16, 2012)

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Tim Byrdak heads to the bench. (May 16,
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Tim Byrdak heads to the bench. (May 16, 2012)

Justin Turner slams his bat after popping out
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Justin Turner slams his bat after popping out with a runner on base in the 6th inning. (May 16, 2012)

Todd Frazier gets a congratulatory pat from third
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Todd Frazier gets a congratulatory pat from third base coach Mark Berry after he hit a two run home run off D.J. Carrasco in the 8th inning. (May 16, 2012)

Johan Santana gets congratulated in the Mets dugout.
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Johan Santana gets congratulated in the Mets dugout. (May 16, 2012)

Mike Leake of the Reds scores ahead of
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Mike Leake of the Reds scores ahead of the tag by Mets catcher Mike Nickeas on Zack Cozart's third inning double. (May 16, 2012)

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Mike Baxter scores on Lucas Duda's 3rd inning
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Mike Baxter scores on Lucas Duda's 3rd inning single. (May 16, 2012)

Daniel Murphy leaps out of the way of
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Daniel Murphy leaps out of the way of a sliding Joey Votto. (May 16, 2012)

Kirk Nieuwenhuis of the Mets is caught stealing
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Kirk Nieuwenhuis of the Mets is caught stealing 2nd base in the first inning. (May 16, 2012)

Johan Santana pitches in the 1st inning. (May
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Johan Santana pitches in the 1st inning. (May 16, 2012)

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