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New York Mets' starter Mike Pelfrey, pitches during (Credit: AP )

New York Mets' starter Mike Pelfrey, pitches during the first inning. (September 29, 2009)

Photos: Mets at Nationals

The Mets start off the season's final week with a series in Washington.

Washington Nationals' starter J.D. Martin, pitches during the
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Washington Nationals' starter J.D. Martin, pitches during the first inning. (September 29, 2009)

Washington Nationals' Ian Desmond, center, is congratulated by
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Washington Nationals' Ian Desmond, center, is congratulated by teammate J.D. Martin (60), after scoring a two run homer during fifth inning. (September 29, 2009)

New York Mets' starter Mike Pelfrey, pitches during
(Credit: AP )

New York Mets' starter Mike Pelfrey, pitches during the first inning. (September 29, 2009)

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New York Mets' starter Nelson Figueroa pitches during
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New York Mets' starter Nelson Figueroa pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Monday, Sept. 28, 2009, in Washington.

Washington Nationals' Ryan Zimmerman (11), Mike Morse (28),
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Washington Nationals' Ryan Zimmerman (11), Mike Morse (28), Josh Barb and Mike MacDougal (54) celebrate the team's 2-1 win against the New York Mets, Monday, Sept. 28, 2009, in Washington.

New York Mets third baseman David Wright, left,
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New York Mets third baseman David Wright, left, holds off-balanced Washington Nationals' Justin Maxwell after Maxwell was tagged out at third during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Monday, Sept. 28, 2009, in Washington.

Washington Nationals' Justin Maxwell, right, beats the throw
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Washington Nationals' Justin Maxwell, right, beats the throw to New York Mets' catcher Omir Santos as he scores from a sacrifice fly by Ryan Zimmerman during the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, Sept. 28, 2009, in Washington.

Washington Nationals' starter Ross Detwiler pitches during the
(Credit: AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Washington Nationals' starter Ross Detwiler pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Monday, Sept. 28, 2009, in Washington.

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New York Mets' Carlos Beltran is greeted at
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New York Mets' Carlos Beltran is greeted at home plate by teammate Omir Santos during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Monday, Sept. 28, 2009, in Washington. Beltran scored on a single by the Mets' Fernando Tatis.

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