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Andres Torres #56 of the New York Mets (Credit: Getty Images)

Andres Torres #56 of the New York Mets is safe at third base in the first inning as he beats the throw to Cody Ransom #1 of the Arizona Diamondbacks. (May 6, 2012)

Diamondbacks vs. Mets

The Mets beat the Diamondbacks, 3-1, in Game 3 behind eight strong innings from R.A. Dickey.

David Wright watches as he hits a double
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David Wright watches as he hits a double against the Arizona Diamondbacks. (May 6, 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 second inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks. (May 6, 2012)

Ruben Tejada bunts in the fourth inning against
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Ruben Tejada bunts in the fourth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Citi Field. (May 6, 2012)

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Ruben Tejada is checked out by manager Terry
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Ruben Tejada is checked out by manager Terry Collins after colliding with first base at Citi Field. (May 6, 2012)

David Wright of the New York Mets connects
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David Wright of the New York Mets connects on a first inning single against the Arizona Diamondbacks. (May 6, 2012)

Andres Torres #56 of the New York Mets
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Andres Torres #56 of the New York Mets is safe at third base in the first inning as he beats the throw to Cody Ransom #1 of the Arizona Diamondbacks. (May 6, 2012)

Ruben Tejada #11 of the New York Mets
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Ruben Tejada #11 of the New York Mets is tended to by trainer Ray Ramirez and manager Terry Collins after an injury on his fourth inning bunt single against the Arizona Diamondbacks. (May 6, 2012)

Josh Thole #30 of the New York Mets
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Josh Thole #30 of the New York Mets connects on a fourth inning RBI single against the Arizona Diamondbacks. (May 6, 2012)

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Trevor Cahill #35 of the Arizona Diamondbacks pitches
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Trevor Cahill #35 of the Arizona Diamondbacks pitches against the New York Mets. (May 6, 2012)

Andres Torres #56 of the New York Mets
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Andres Torres #56 of the New York Mets celebrates after scoring in the first inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks. (May 6, 2012)

Mets closer Frank Francisco, right, gets a fist
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Mets closer Frank Francisco, right, gets a fist bump from manager Terry Collins after getting the save. (May 5, 2012)

Mets left fielder Scott Hairston watches as fans
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Mets left fielder Scott Hairston watches as fans duel to catch Ryan Roberts 2nd inning solo home run. (May 5, 2012)

Justin Turner singles in the 4th inning. (May
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Justin Turner singles in the 4th inning. (May 5, 2012)

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Johan Santana pitching in the first inning. (May
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Johan Santana pitching in the first inning. (May 5, 2012)

Andres Torres of the Mets steals second base
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Andres Torres of the Mets steals second base in the third inning as Diamondbacks shortstop John McDonald leaps for the ball. (May 5, 2012)

Andres Torres of the Mets steals second base
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Andres Torres of the Mets steals second base in the third inning. (May 5, 2012)

Diamondbacks pitcher Patrick Corbin dances away from a
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Diamondbacks pitcher Patrick Corbin dances away from a foul ball as Mets catcher Mike Nikeas chases it in the 4th inning. (May 5, 2012)

Johan Santana lays down a sacrifice bunt in
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Johan Santana lays down a sacrifice bunt in the 4th inning. (May 5, 2012)

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Johan Santana runs to first base after a
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Johan Santana runs to first base after a sacrifice bunt in the 4th inning. (May 5, 2012)

Mike Nikeas hits a bases loaded single scoring
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Mike Nikeas hits a bases loaded single scoring Justin Turner and Daniel Murphy in the 4th inning. (May 5, 2012)

Jon Rauch #60 of the New York Mets
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Jon Rauch #60 of the New York Mets stands on the mound in the eighth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks. (May 4, 2012)

J.J. Putz #40 and Miguel Montero #26 of
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J.J. Putz #40 and Miguel Montero #26 of the Arizona Diamondbacks celebrate after defeating the New York Mets at Citi Field. (May 4, 2012)

Ike Davis #29 of the New York Mets
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Ike Davis #29 of the New York Mets strikes out in the eighth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks. (May 4, 2012)

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Josh Thole #30 of the New York Mets
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Josh Thole #30 of the New York Mets reacts after flying out to end the eighth inning. (May 4, 2012)

Josh Thole #30 of the New York Mets
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Josh Thole #30 of the New York Mets reacts after flying out to end the eighth inning. (May 4, 2012)

Josh Thole #30 of the New York Mets
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Josh Thole #30 of the New York Mets throws out Jason Kubel #13 of the Arizona Diamondbacks. (May 4, 2012)

Ike Davis strikes out in the eighth inning
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Ike Davis strikes out in the eighth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks on May 4, 2012.

David Wright #5 of the New York Mets
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David Wright #5 of the New York Mets looks on late in the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks. (May 4, 2012)

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Tim Byrdak #40 of the New York Mets
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Tim Byrdak #40 of the New York Mets pitches against the Arizona Diamondbacks. (May 4, 2012)

David Wright #5 of the New York Mets
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David Wright #5 of the New York Mets looks on late in the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks. (May 4, 2012)

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