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Subway Series video: Matt Harvey, Joe Girardi, Mariano Rivera

Matt Harvey of the Mets pitches in the

Matt Harvey of the Mets pitches in the first inning against the Yankees at Citi Field. (May 28, 2013) (Credit: Jim McIsaac)

This night couldn't have gone much better for the Mets.

They began the game by honoring the greatest closer to ever play the game and ended it by beating him. Their young phenom lived up to the hype and struck out 10 Yankees in eight innings, allowing just a single run.

And they avoided a potential rain out.

Listen to inside-the-game insights from the important actors in it: Matt Harvey, Joe Girardi and, of course, Mariano Rivera:

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