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Juan Lagares (12) is congratulated by teammates Justin Turner (2) and Anthony Recker after hitting a game-tying two-run home run in the seventh inning of a game against the Chicago Cubs in Chicago. (May 19, 2013)

Mets vs. Cubs

Daniel Murphy hit a go-ahead solo home run in the top of the eighth inning to boost the Mets to a 4-3 win over the Chicago Cubs in the rubber game of a three-game set at Wrigley Field.

Juan Lagares (12) is congratulated by teammates Justin
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Juan Lagares (12) is congratulated by teammates Justin Turner (2) and Anthony Recker after hitting a game-tying two-run home run in the seventh inning of a game against the Chicago Cubs in Chicago. (May 19, 2013)

Daniel Murphy is congratulated by teammate David Wright
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Daniel Murphy is congratulated by teammate David Wright after hitting solo home run in the eighth inning to take a 4-3 lead against the Chicago Cubs in Chicago on May 19, 2013.

Chicago Cubs pitcher Travis Wood watches his two-run
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Chicago Cubs pitcher Travis Wood watches his two-run home run leave the park in the fifth inning, giving the Cubs a 2-0 lead over the Mets. (May 19, 2013)

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Chicago Cubs pitcher Travis Wood is congratulated by
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Chicago Cubs pitcher Travis Wood is congratulated by teammate Welington Castillo after hitting a two-run home run in the fifth inning of a game against the Mets in Chicago. (May 19, 2013)

Chicago Cubs second baseman Darwin Barney watches to
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Chicago Cubs second baseman Darwin Barney watches to see if his throw completed a double play against the Mets in the second inning of a game in Chicago. Barney made the double play. (May 19, 2013)

Chicago Cubs centerfielder David DeJesus tries to locate
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Chicago Cubs centerfielder David DeJesus tries to locate a fly ball from the Mets' Anthony Recker in the second inning before making the catch. (May 19, 2013)

Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo reacts after
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Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo reacts after striking out with two men on base in the first inning of a game in Chicago. (May 19, 2013)

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Travis Wood delivers a
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Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Travis Wood delivers a pitch to the Mets in the first inning of a game in Chicago. (May 19, 2013)

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Dillon Gee delivers a pitch to the Chicago
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Dillon Gee delivers a pitch to the Chicago Cubs in the first inning of a game in Chicago. (May 19, 2013)

Dillon Gee delivers a pitch to the Chicago
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Dillon Gee delivers a pitch to the Chicago Cubs in the first inning of a game in Chicago. (May 19, 2013)

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Travis Wood delivers a
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Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Travis Wood delivers a pitch to the Mets in the first inning of a game in Chicago. (May 19, 2013)

Juan Lagares cannot catch a double by Chicago
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Juan Lagares cannot catch a double by Chicago Cubs' David DeJesus in the first inning of a game in Chicago. (May 19, 2013)

Mets fans take over a section of the
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Mets fans take over a section of the Wrigley Field bleachers during a game against the Chicago Cubs. (May 18, 2013)

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Chicago Cubs center fielder David DeJesus catches ball
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Chicago Cubs center fielder David DeJesus catches ball hit by the Mets' Lucas Duda to end the first inning. (May 18, 2013)

Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro can't handle a
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Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro can't handle a hit by the Mets' Daniel Murphy during the first inning. (May 18, 2013)

Mets right fielder Mike Baxter crashes into the
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Mets right fielder Mike Baxter crashes into the ivy-covered wall trying to catch hit by Chicago Cubs pitcher Scott Feldman that went for a two run double in the fourth inning. (May 18, 2013)

Chicago Cubs pitcher Scott Feldman watches his RBI
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Chicago Cubs pitcher Scott Feldman watches his RBI double in the fourth inning as Mets catcher John Buck looks on. (May 18, 2013)

Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen has a meeting
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Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen has a meeting on the mound after starting pitcher Jeremy Hefner, second from right, gave up four runs in the fourth inning of a game against the Chicago Cubs. (May 18, 2013)

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Chicago Cubs pitcher Scott Feldman claps while standing
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Chicago Cubs pitcher Scott Feldman claps while standing on second base after hitting an two-run double in the fourth inning against the Mets. (May 18, 2013)

Mets fans take over a section of the
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Mets fans take over a section of the Wrigley Field bleachers during a game against the Chicago Cubs. (May 18, 2013)

Chicago Cubs' Alfonso Soriano gets hit by a
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Chicago Cubs' Alfonso Soriano gets hit by a pitch in the fourth inning of a game against the Mets. (May 18, 2013)

Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy leaps over the
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Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy leaps over the Chicago Cubs' Luis Valbuena after completing a double play in the eighth inning. (May 18, 2013)

NATE SCHIERHOLTZ, OF, Cubs Another coveted Cub, Schierholtz
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NATE SCHIERHOLTZ, OF, Cubs
Another coveted Cub, Schierholtz has a slash of .274/.334/.523 and 14 homers in 285 at-bats, making him a relative bargain with only $1 million left on his one-year deal. |

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Mets' Rick Ankiel, right, gets congratulated by John
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Mets' Rick Ankiel, right, gets congratulated by John Buck after hitting a two-run home run in the ninth inning. (May 18, 2013)

Mets' David Wright walks back to dugout after
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Mets' David Wright walks back to dugout after fouling out in the eighth inning. (May 18, 2013)

Mets' Matt Harvey hits an RBI single off
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Mets' Matt Harvey hits an RBI single off Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Edwin Jackson, scoring Rick Ankiel, during the seventh inning. (May 17, 2013)

Mets catcher John Buck, left, and relief pitcher
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Mets catcher John Buck, left, and relief pitcher Bobby Parnell celebrate their 3-2 win over the Chicago Cubs. (May 17, 2013)

Mets catcher John Buck, left, tags out Chicago
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Mets catcher John Buck, left, tags out Chicago Cubs' Darwin Barney at home off a throw from right fielder Marlon Byrd during the eighth inning. (May 17, 2013)

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Mets' David Wright reacts to a pitch high
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Mets' David Wright reacts to a pitch high and inside from Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Edwin Jackson during the sixth inning. (May 17, 2013)

Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey delivers during the
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Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey delivers during the first inning against the Chicago Cubs. (May 17, 2013)

Mets' David Wright rounds third after hitting a
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Mets' David Wright rounds third after hitting a home run off Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Edwin Jackson during the first inning. (May 17, 2013)

Chicago Cubs' Alfonso Soriano hits an RBI single
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Chicago Cubs' Alfonso Soriano hits an RBI single off a pitch from Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey, scoring Starlin Castro, during the first inning. Soriano was safe at second on a throwing error by Ruben Tejada scoring Anthony Rizzo. (May 17, 2013)

Chicago Cubs' Alfonso Soriano is safe at first
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Chicago Cubs' Alfonso Soriano is safe at first after Mets first baseman Ike Davis is unable to field a throw from shortstop Ruben Tejada during the first inning. Tejada was charged with a throwing error on the play. (May 17, 2013)

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Mets' David Wright rounds the bases after hitting
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Mets' David Wright rounds the bases after hitting a home run off Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Edwin Jackson during the first inning. (May 17, 2013)

Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy fields a ball
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Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy fields a ball hit by Chicago Cubs' David DeJesus and throws him out at first to end the fifth inning. (May 17, 2013)

Chicago Cubs' Anthony Rizzo hits a double off
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Chicago Cubs' Anthony Rizzo hits a double off of Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey during the first inning. (May 17, 2013)

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