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Mets third baseman David Wright blows a bubble

Mets third baseman David Wright blows a bubble with gum during batting practice. (April 4, 2013) Photo Credit: AP

The Mets got off to a good start to the 2013 season as they won two games of a three-game set to the San Diego Padres at Citi Field.

David Wright looks on during a game against
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David Wright looks on during a game against the San Diego Padres. (April 4, 2013)

Dillon Gee pitches for the Mets during a
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Dillon Gee pitches for the Mets during a game against the San Diego Padres. (April 4, 2013)

Marlon Byrd reacts after striking out. (April 4,
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Marlon Byrd reacts after striking out. (April 4, 2013)

Marlon Byrd reacts after striking out. (April 4,
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Marlon Byrd reacts after striking out. (April 4, 2013)

Justin Turner tags out Padres base runner Mark
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Justin Turner tags out Padres base runner Mark Kotsay. (April 4, 2013)

Lucas Duda reacts after striking out during the
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Lucas Duda reacts after striking out during the sixth inning of a game against the Padres. (April 4, 2013)

Mets starting pitcher Dillon Gee throws in the
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Mets starting pitcher Dillon Gee throws in the first inning against the San Diego Padres at Citi Field. (April 4, 2013)

Dillon Gee pitches during a game against the
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Dillon Gee pitches during a game against the San Diego Padres. (April 4, 2013)

Members of Cirque du Soleil throw out the
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Members of Cirque du Soleil throw out the first pitch before a game between the Mets and San Diego Padres. (April 4, 2013)

Yonder Alonso of the San Diego Padres is
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Yonder Alonso of the San Diego Padres is tagged out by Dillon Gee of the Mets during a rundown in the fourth inning. (April 4, 2013)

Jedd Gyorko of the San Diego Padres drives
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Jedd Gyorko of the San Diego Padres drives in a run during the fourth inning of a game against the Mets. (April 4, 2013)

Mets first baseman Ike Davis, center, tags out
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Mets first baseman Ike Davis, center, tags out San Diego Padres' Yonder Alonso as he tried to score from third base on a fielder's choice during the fourth inning. (April 4, 2013)

Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada, front, can't get to
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Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada, front, can't get to a fly ball hit by San Diego Padres outfielder Will Venable as left fielder Lucas Duda backs up the play during the fourth inning. (April 4, 2013)

Mets right fielder Marlon Byrd smiles during batting
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Mets right fielder Marlon Byrd smiles during batting practice. (April 4, 2013)

Justin Turner swings a bat during batting practice.
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Justin Turner swings a bat during batting practice. (April 4, 2013)

San Diego Padres right fielder Chris Denorfia signs
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San Diego Padres right fielder Chris Denorfia signs autographs for Aoibhinn O'Shea, center, her brother Finn, and sister Bronagh, right, during batting practice. (April 4, 2013)

Mets third baseman David Wright blows a bubble
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Mets third baseman David Wright blows a bubble with gum during batting practice. (April 4, 2013)

Daniel Murphy walks off the field after batting
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Daniel Murphy walks off the field after batting practice. This photo has been manipulated with the Instagram app. (April 4, 2013)

Ruben Tejada is interviewed in the Mets dugout
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Ruben Tejada is interviewed in the Mets dugout prior to a game against the Padres. (April 4, 2013)

Mike Baxter walks back to the dugout after
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Mike Baxter walks back to the dugout after batting practice. (April 4, 2013)

Justin Turner signs a ball for a fan
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Justin Turner signs a ball for a fan after batting practice. (April 4, 2013)

Marlon Byrd takes his cuts during batting practice.
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Marlon Byrd takes his cuts during batting practice. (April 4, 2013)

Justin Turner looks on after taking a swing
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Justin Turner looks on after taking a swing during batting practice. (April 4, 2013)

David Wright takes his cuts during batting practice.
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David Wright takes his cuts during batting practice. (April 4, 2013)

Mets GM Sandy Alderson looks on during batting
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Mets GM Sandy Alderson looks on during batting practice. (April 4, 2013)

David Wright, left, and Ike Davis celebrate after
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David Wright, left, and Ike Davis celebrate after Davis' two-run homer in the fifth inning against the San Diego Padres in a baseball game at Citi Field. (April 3, 2013)

Ike Davis watches his fifth-inning two-run home run
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Ike Davis watches his fifth-inning two-run home run hit against the San Diego Padres in a baseball game at Citi Field. (April 3, 2013)

David Wright celebrates Ike Davis' two-run homer in
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David Wright celebrates Ike Davis' two-run homer in the fifth inning against the San Diego Padres in a baseball game at Citi Field. (April 3, 2013)

Mets' Ike Davis is met in the dugout
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Mets' Ike Davis is met in the dugout after his two-run homer in the fifth inning against the San Diego Padres in a baseball game at Citi Field. (April 3, 2013)

David Wright hits an RBI double to left
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David Wright hits an RBI double to left in the fifth inning against the San Diego Padres in a baseball game at Citi Field. (April 3, 2013)

Collin Cowgill is tagged out at second base
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Collin Cowgill is tagged out at second base by San Diego Padres Everth Cabrera in a baseball game at Citi Field. (April 3, 2013)

New York Mets catcher John Buck hits a
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New York Mets catcher John Buck hits a two-run home run in the fourth inning against the San Diego Padres in a baseball game at Citi Field. (April 3, 2013)

Mets catcher John Buck runs the bases after
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Mets catcher John Buck runs the bases after he hit a two-run homer in the fourth inning against San Diego Padres pitcher Clayton Richard in a baseball game at Citi Field. (April 3, 2013)

Mets catcher John Buck is met in the
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Mets catcher John Buck is met in the dugout after his two-run homer against the San Diego Padres in a baseball game at Citi Field. (April 3, 2013)

Mets catcher John Buck watches his two-run home
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Mets catcher John Buck watches his two-run home run hit in the fourth inning against the San Diego Padres in a baseball game at Citi Field. (April 3, 2013)

Lucas Duda rounds third base after hitting a
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Lucas Duda rounds third base after hitting a two-run home run in the second inning of a game against the San Diego Padres at Citi Field. (April 3, 2013)

San Diego Padres starting pitcher Clayton Richard delivers
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San Diego Padres starting pitcher Clayton Richard delivers a pitch in the second inning of a game against the Mets. (April 3, 2013)

Lucas Duda is met at home by Marlon
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Lucas Duda is met at home by Marlon Byrd plate after he hit a two-run home run in the second inning of a game against the San Diego Padres at Citi Field. (April 3, 2013)

Lucas Duda watches his second-inning two-run home run
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Lucas Duda watches his second-inning two-run home run ball during a game against the San Diego Padres at Citi Field. (April 3, 2013)

Matt Harvey delivers a pitch in the first
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Matt Harvey delivers a pitch in the first inning of a game against the San Diego Padres at Citi Field. (April 3, 2013)

Matt Harvey delivers a pitch in the first
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Matt Harvey delivers a pitch in the first inning of a game against the San Diego Padres at Citi Field. (April 3, 2013)

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