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Doubleheader tonight: Mets & Strasburg

Your TV remote will get a workout tonight (unless your set  has picture-in-picture). The   Mets play the Marlins on SNY while Nationals' rookie sensation Stephen Strasburg starts against the Braves in Atlanta on ESPN2. 

Both games air at 7 p.m.  A Mets victory, combined with an Atlanta loss, would put the Mets into first place.

Some momentum seems to be building for Strasburg's selction to the NL's All-Star team, though Joe Morgan tried to throw cold water on the idea during the telecast of Sunday Night Baseball. He implied that Strasburg was the ``flavor of the month.'' 

The Mets likely will face Strasburg this weekend in Washington.

 

 

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