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The Mets face the Cubs in the second game of a three-game series on Wednesday at Citi Field.

Actor/comedian Bill Murray during the Mets-Cubs game at
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Actor/comedian Bill Murray during the Mets-Cubs game at Citi Field Thursday, August 29, 2019

Comedian and Cubs fan Bill Murray checks his
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Comedian and Cubs fan Bill Murray checks his program during the Mets-Cubs game at Citi Field Thursday, August 29, 2019

Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom pitching in the
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Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom pitching in the first inning during the Mets-Cubs game at Citi Field Thursday, August 29, 2019

J.D. Davis of the Mets celebrates his first
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J.D. Davis of the Mets celebrates his first inning solo home run with on deck batter Pete Alonso during the Mets-Cubs game at Citi Field Thursday, August 29, 2019

Victor Caratini drops his bat after smacking a
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Victor Caratini drops his bat after smacking a three run home run in the 7th inning during the Mets-Cubs game at Citi Field Thursday, August 29, 2019

Victor Caratini, right, is greeted at home plate
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Victor Caratini, right, is greeted at home plate by Javier Baez after he hit a three run home run in the 7th inning during the Mets-Cubs game at Citi Field Thursday, August 29, 2019

Jacob deGrom walks back around the mound as
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Jacob deGrom walks back around the mound as Victor Caratini rounds the bases after hitting a three-run home run in Cubs' win over the Mets on Aug. 29, 2019. 

Victor Caratini, right, celebrates his 7th inning three
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Victor Caratini, right, celebrates his 7th inning three run home run with teammates Kris Bryant and Javier Baez during the Mets-Cubs game at Citi Field Thursday, August 29, 2019

Chicago Cubs' second baseman Addison Russell tags out
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Chicago Cubs' second baseman Addison Russell tags out Michael Conforto as he was caught stealing in the 6th inning during the Mets-Cubs game at Citi Field Thursday, August 29, 2019

Noah Syndergaard pitching early during the Mets-Cubs game
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Noah Syndergaard pitching early during the Mets-Cubs game at Citi Field Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Cubs starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks pitching early in
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Cubs starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks pitching early in the game during the Mets-Cubs game at Citi Field Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Jeff McNeil at bat in the first inning
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Jeff McNeil at bat in the first inning during the Mets-Cubs game at Citi Field Wednesday, August 28, 2019. He struck out swinging.

J.D. Davis dives back to first base on
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J.D. Davis dives back to first base on a attempted pick off in the first inning during the Mets-Cubs game at Citi Field Wednesday, August 28, 2019. Cubs first baseman Ian Happ catches the ball.

Kyle Schwarber is safe at home plate on
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Kyle Schwarber is safe at home plate on Addison Russell's first inning two RBI single in the first inning during the Mets-Cubs game at Citi Field Wednesday, August 28, 2019 Mets catcher Wilson Ramos makes the late tag.

Kyle Schwarber assists home plate umpire Doug Eddings
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Kyle Schwarber assists home plate umpire Doug Eddings with the call after he scored along with Javier Baez on Addison RussellÕs first inning single during the Mets-Cubs game at Citi Field Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Noah Syndergaard scratches his head as he walks
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Noah Syndergaard scratches his head as he walks to the Mets dugout after giving up six runs in the first inning during the Mets-Cubs game at Citi Field Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Cubs manager Joe Maddon during the Mets-Cubs game
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Cubs manager Joe Maddon during the Mets-Cubs game at Citi Field Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Javier Baez #9 of the Chicago Cubs celebrates
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The Cubs' Javier Baez celebrates his sixth-inning two-run home run against the Mets with teammate Kris Bryant at Citi Field on Tuesday.

Marcus Stroman #7 of the New York Mets
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Mets pitcher Marcus Stroman reacts after surrendering a sixth-inning two-run home run against the Cubs' Javier Baez at Citi Field on Tuesday.

Marcus Stroman #7 of the New York Mets
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Mets pitcher Marcus Stroman reacts after surrendering a sixth-inning two-run home run against the Cubs at Citi Field on Tuesday.

Javier Baez #9 of the Chicago Cubs connects
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The Cubs' Javier Baez connects on a sixth-inning two-run home run against the Mets at Citi Field on Tuesday.

The Mets' Jeff McNeil slams his bat after
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The Mets' Jeff McNeil slams his bat after flying out to end the fifth inning against the Cubs at Citi Field on Tuesday.

Pete Alonso #20 of the New York Mets
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Mets first baseman Pete Alonso celebrates his fourth-inning home run against the Cubs with his teammates at Citi Field on Tuesday.

Pete Alonso #20 of the New York Mets
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Mets first baseman Pete Alonso acknowledges a curtain call after his fourth-inning home run against the Cubs at Citi Field on Tuesday. The home run was his 42nd of the season, a new single-season team record.

Pete Alonso #20 of the New York Mets
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Mets first baseman Pete Alonso reacts after his fourth-inning home run against Cubs starter Yu Darvish at Citi Field on Tuesday.

Pete Alonso #20 of the New York Mets
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Mets first baseman Pete Alonso follows through on a fourth-inning home run against the Cubs at Citi Field on Tuesday.

Todd Frazier #21 of the New York Mets
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Mets third baseman Todd Frazier tags out the Cubs' Javier Baez at third base as he tries to stretch a double into a single during the second inning at Citi Field on Tuesday.

Yu Darvish #11 of the Chicago Cubs pitches
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Cubs pitcher Yu Darvish delivers against the Mets at Citi Field on Tuesday.

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