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Evans not in Mets' plans

Nick Evans #6 of the New York Mets

Nick Evans #6 of the New York Mets strikes out to end the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Citi Field. (May 31, 2011) Credit: Jim McIsaac

 After the game, the Mets designated Nick Evans for assignment and will call up a replacement for Friday night's series opener in Pittsburgh. The likely candidate is Lucas Duda, who is batting .389 (14-for-36) with five homers and 12 RBIs in his last 10 games for Triple-A Buffalo.

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