Scenes from the Mets' 2-0 loss to the Houston Astros on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at Citi Field.

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Taijuan Walker #99 of the New York Mets pitches during the second inning against the Houston Astros at Citi Field on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 in the Queens borough of New York City.

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Taijuan Walker #99 of the New York Mets pitches during the first inning against the Houston Astros at Citi Field on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 in the Queens borough of New York City.

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Taijuan Walker #99 of the New York Mets pitches during the first inning against the Houston Astros at Citi Field on Wednesday, June 29, 2022.

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Jeff McNeil #1 of the New York Mets can't come up with the throw as Yuli Gurriel #10 of the Houston Astros slides into second base for a double in the second inning at Citi Field on Wednesday, June 29, 2022.

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Justin Verlander #35 of the Houston Astros pitches during the second inning against the New York Mets at Citi Field on Wednesday, June 29, 2022.

Houston Astros v New York Mets

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Jeremy Pena #3 crashes into Yordan Alvarez #44 of the Houston Astros while making a catch hit by Dominic Smith #2 of the New York Mets in the eighth inning as Jake Meyers #6 of the Houston Astros looks on during their game at Citi Field on June 29, 2022.

Houston Astros v New York Mets

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Jeff McNeil #1 of the New York Mets makes Houston Astrosplay to first against Jason Castro #18 of the Houston Astros during their game at Citi Field on June 29, 2022.

Houston Astros v New York Mets

Jeremy Pena #3 crashes into Yordan Alvarez #44 of the Houston Astros while making a catch hit by Dominic Smith #2 of the New York Mets in the eighth inning as Jake Meyers #6 of the Houston Astros looks on during their game at Citi Field on June 29, 2022.

Houston Astros v New York Mets

Jeremy Pena #3 crashes into Yordan Alvarez #44 of the Houston Astros while making a catch hit by Dominic Smith #2 of the New York Mets in the eighth inning as Jake Meyers #6 of the Houston Astros looks on during their game at Citi Field on June 29, 2022.

Houston Astros v New York Mets

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Jason Castro #18 of the Houston Astros hits a two run home run against Drew Smith #62 of the New York Mets in the ninth inning during their game at Citi Field on June 29, 2022.

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Houston Astros' Yordan Alvarez (44) collides with Jeremy Pena, left, while trying to catch a fly ball hit by New York Mets' Dominic Smith during the eighth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, June 29, 2022.