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Marlins 2, Mets 1 (11 innings)

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson talks to a

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson talks to a member of the grounds crew as they prepare the field for the game against the Florida Marlins. (May 16, 2011) Photo Credit: Christopher Pasatieri

On a misty, damp night at Citi Field, the Mets missed several opportunities to win the game and Florida finally got a game-winning hit -- from pitcher Burke Badenhop -- in the 11th inning.

Mets shortstop Jose Reyes reacts after striking out
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Mets shortstop Jose Reyes reacts after striking out to end the game against the Florida Marlins. (May 16, 2011)

Mets relief pitcher Ryota Igarashi walks back to
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Mets relief pitcher Ryota Igarashi walks back to the dugout after allowing the go-ahead run against the Florida Marlins in the 11th inning. (May 16, 2011)

Florida relief pitcher Burke Badenhop drives in the
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Florida relief pitcher Burke Badenhop drives in the winning run with this RBI single in the 11th inning against the Mets. (May 16, 2011)

Florida's Mike Stanton scores the go-ahead run in
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Florida's Mike Stanton scores the go-ahead run in the 11th inning as Mets reliever (and losing pitcher) Ryota Igarashi covers home. (May 16, 2011)

Injured Mets third baseman David Wright sits in
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Injured Mets third baseman David Wright sits in the dugout during his team's loss to the Marlins. (May 16, 2011)

Marlins shortstop Hanley Ramirez leaps to catch a
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Marlins shortstop Hanley Ramirez leaps to catch a throw as Jose Reyes steals second base in the bottom of the third. (May 16, 2011)

Mets shortstop Jose Reyes singles in the bottom
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Mets shortstop Jose Reyes singles in the bottom of the third inning against the Florida Marlins. (May 16, 2011)

The Mets' Jose Reyes tosses his bat as
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The Mets' Jose Reyes tosses his bat as he runs to first base after getting a hit in the third inning against the Florida Marlins. (May 16, 2011)

Florida's Logan Morrison climbs the wall to make
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Florida's Logan Morrison climbs the wall to make a catch on a long fly ball hit by the Mets' Jason Bay in the first inning. (May 16, 2011)

Florida Marlins starting pitcher Josh Johnson delivers a
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Florida Marlins starting pitcher Josh Johnson delivers a pitch against the Mets. (May 16, 2011)

Mets starting pitcher Mike Pelfrey reacts during his
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Mets starting pitcher Mike Pelfrey reacts during his team's 2-1 loss to the Marlins. (May 16, 2011)

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson talks to a
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Mets general manager Sandy Alderson talks to a member of the grounds crew as they prepare the field for the game against the Florida Marlins. (May 16, 2011)

Former Hofstra basketball player Charles Jenkins waits to
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Former Hofstra basketball player Charles Jenkins waits to throw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to the game between the Marlins and Mets at Citi Field. (May 16, 2011)

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson, right, talks with
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Mets general manager Sandy Alderson, right, talks with Mets manager Terry Collins, left, and Marlins manager Edwin Rodriguez during a rain delay. (May 16, 2011)

A member of the Mets grounds crew spreads
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A member of the Mets grounds crew spreads a drying agent on the field prior to Monday's game against Florida. (May 16, 2011)

A member of the Mets grounds crew prepares
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A member of the Mets grounds crew prepares the field for a game against the Marlins at Citi Field. (May 16, 2011)

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson, left, inspects the
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Mets general manager Sandy Alderson, left, inspects the field with a member of the Florida Marlins' staff during a rain delay at Citi Field. (May 16, 2011)

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