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Ike Davis (29) is congratulated by third base coach Tim Teufel (18) after Davis hit a solo home run off Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Homer Bailey. (Aug. 16, 2012)

Mets vs. Reds

The Mets won the final game of a three-game set with the Reds at Great American Ball Park. They lost the first two.

Jason Bay high-fives teammates after he hit a
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Jason Bay high-fives teammates after he hit a solo home run off Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Homer Bailey in the sixth inning of a game in Cincinnati. The Mets won 8-4. (Aug. 16, 2012)

Matt Harvey hands the ball to manager Terry
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Matt Harvey hands the ball to manager Terry Collins as he leaves the mound in the eighth inning of a game against the Cincinnati Reds in Cincinnati. (Aug. 16, 2012)

Jon Rauch is congratulated by catcher Kelly Shoppach,
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Jon Rauch is congratulated by catcher Kelly Shoppach, right, after the Mets defeated the Cincinnati Reds, 8-4. (Aug. 16, 2012)

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Cincinnati Reds outfielder Jay Bruce hits a double
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Cincinnati Reds outfielder Jay Bruce hits a double off Frank Francisco in the ninth inning of a game in Cincinnati.

Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Homer Bailey delivers during
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Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Homer Bailey delivers during a game against the Mets. (Aug. 16, 2012)

Matt Harvey, right, watches his two-run double off
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Matt Harvey, right, watches his two-run double off Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Homer Bailey in the fourth inning. (Aug. 16, 2012)

Ike Davis (29) is congratulated by third base
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Ike Davis (29) is congratulated by third base coach Tim Teufel (18) after Davis hit a solo home run off Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Homer Bailey. (Aug. 16, 2012)

Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey pitches during a
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Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey pitches during a game against the Cincinnati Reds. (Aug. 16, 2012)

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R.A. Dickey talks with umpire Jim Joyce during
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R.A. Dickey talks with umpire Jim Joyce during a game against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park. (Aug. 15, 2012)

Cincinnati's Brandon Phillips (4) is forced out at
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Cincinnati's Brandon Phillips (4) is forced out at second base as Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada (11) throws out Cincinnati's Ryan Ludwick at first base. (Aug. 15, 2012)

R.A. Dickey pitches during a game against the
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R.A. Dickey pitches during a game against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park. (Aug. 15, 2012)

Mets starting pitcher R.A. Dickey, right, talks with
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Mets starting pitcher R.A. Dickey, right, talks with home plate umpire James Hoye, left, in the second inning. (Aug. 15, 2012)

Mike Leake of the Cincinnati Reds pitches during
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Mike Leake of the Cincinnati Reds pitches during a game against the Mets at Great American Ball Park. (Aug. 15, 2012)

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Mike Baxter dives back to first base ahead
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Mike Baxter dives back to first base ahead of the throw to Todd Frazier of the Cincinnati Reds. (Aug. 15, 2012)

R.A. Dickey #43 and Josh Thole #30 of
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R.A. Dickey #43 and Josh Thole #30 of the Mets get ready before a game against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park. (Aug. 15, 2012)

Mets manager Terry Collins questions umpires during a
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Mets manager Terry Collins questions umpires during a game against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park. (Aug. 15, 2012)

Chris Young pitches against the Cincinnati Reds during
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Chris Young pitches against the Cincinnati Reds during the first inning. (Aug. 14, 2012)

David Wright reacts after striking out against Cincinnati
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David Wright reacts after striking out against Cincinnati Reds pitcher Matt Latos in the third inning. (Aug. 14, 2012)

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Ruben Tejada smiles after hitting a double off
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Ruben Tejada smiles after hitting a double off of Cincinnati Reds pitcher Matt Latos in the third inning. (Aug. 14, 2012)

Mat Latos of the Cincinnati Reds pitches during
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Mat Latos of the Cincinnati Reds pitches during a game against the Mets at Great American Ball Park. (Aug. 14, 2012)

Mat Latos of the Cincinnati Reds looks on
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Mat Latos of the Cincinnati Reds looks on during a game against the Mets at Great American Ball Park. (Aug. 14, 2012)

Chris Young pitches during a game against the
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Chris Young pitches during a game against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park. (Aug. 14, 2012)

Jay Bruce of the Cincinnati Reds slides into
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Jay Bruce of the Cincinnati Reds slides into second base with a double ahead of the tag by Ruben Tejada. (Aug. 14, 2012)

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Jordany Valdespin watches the ball after bunting during
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Jordany Valdespin watches the ball after bunting during a game against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park. (Aug. 14, 2012)

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