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Ike Davis (29) catches the pickoff attempt from

Ike Davis (29) catches the pickoff attempt from Dillon Gee as Detroit Tigers centerfielder Austin Jackson (14) slides into first to avoid the tag in the top of the first. (Aug. 25, 2013) Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

The Mets were swept by the Detroit Tigers as they lost 11-3 Sunday at Citi Field.

Ike Davis (29) catches the pickoff attempt from
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Ike Davis (29) catches the pickoff attempt from Dillon Gee as Detroit Tigers centerfielder Austin Jackson (14) slides into first to avoid the tag in the top of the first. (Aug. 25, 2013)

Dillon Gee delivers a pitch in the top
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Dillon Gee delivers a pitch in the top of the first inning of a game against the Detroit Tigers. (Aug. 25, 2013)

Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera hits a
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Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera hits a two-run home run off of Dillon Gee in the first inning of a game against the Detroit Tigers. (Aug. 25, 2013)

Juan Lagares (12) singles to center in the
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Juan Lagares (12) singles to center in the bottom of the second inning of a game against the Detroit Tigers. (Aug. 25, 2013)

Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers follows
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Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers follows through on a first inning two run home run against the Mets at Citi Field. (Aug.25, 2013)

Dillon Gee #35 of the Mets pitches against
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Dillon Gee #35 of the Mets pitches against the Detroit Tigers at Citi Field. (Aug. 25, 2013)

Rick Porcello #21 of the Detroit Tigers pitches
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Rick Porcello #21 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Mets at Citi Field. (Aug. 25, 2013)

Detroit Tigers' Andy Dirks rounds the bases after
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Detroit Tigers' Andy Dirks rounds the bases after hitting a two-run home run during the sixth inning of an interleague baseball game against the Mets at Citi Field. (Aug. 25, 2013)

Detroit Tigers' Andy Dirks, right, is greeted by
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Detroit Tigers' Andy Dirks, right, is greeted by teammate Victor Martinez after hitting a two-run home run during the sixth inning of an interleague baseball game against the Mets at Citi Field. (Aug. 25, 2013)

Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera, left, celebrates
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Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera, left, celebrates his two-run home run with teammate Victor Martinez during the first inning of a game against the Mets at Citi Field. (Aug. 25, 2013)

Travis d'Arnaud takes a curtain call after his
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Travis d'Arnaud takes a curtain call after his two-run home run, the first of his career, in the fourth inning of a game against the Detroit Tigers at Citi Field. (Aug. 25, 2013)

Travis d'Arnaud, right, is greeted by teammate Juan
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Travis d'Arnaud, right, is greeted by teammate Juan Lagares after hitting a two-run home run during the fourth inning of a game against the Detroit Tigers at Citi Field. (Aug. 25, 2013)

Travis d'Arnaud rounds the bases after hitting a
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Travis d'Arnaud rounds the bases after hitting a two-run home run during the fourth inning of a game against the Detroit Tigers at Citi Field. (Aug. 25, 2013)

Dillon Gee delivers a pitch during the second
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Dillon Gee delivers a pitch during the second inning of a game against the Detroit Tigers at Citi Field. (Aug. 25, 2013)

Mets relief pitcher Scott Rice (56) came in
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Mets relief pitcher Scott Rice (56) came in relief in the seventh inning for starting pitcher Matt Harvey (33). (Aug. 24, 2013)

Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy (28) forces Detroit
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Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy (28) forces Detroit Tigers left fielder Matt Tuiasosopo (18) at second to end the top of the seventh. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey (33) is taken
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Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey (33) is taken out of the game in the seventh inning and was credited with the loss. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Mets catcher John Buck (44) puts the tag
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Mets catcher John Buck (44) puts the tag on a sliding Detroit Tigers second baseman Omar Infante (4) as he tries to score from second on a single by Prince Fielder in the top of the seventh. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey (33) is taken
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Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey (33) is taken out of the game in the seventh inning and was credited with the loss. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Mets catcher John Buck (44) puts the tag
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Mets catcher John Buck (44) puts the tag on a sliding Detroit Tigers second baseman Omar Infante (4) as he tries to score from second on a single by Prince Fielder in the top of the seventh. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Mets center fielder Juan Lagares (12) reacts after
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Mets center fielder Juan Lagares (12) reacts after striking out in the bottom of the second. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey (33) delivers in
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Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey (33) delivers in the top of the third. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Mets third baseman David Wright (5) plays with
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Mets third baseman David Wright (5) plays with a ball in the dugout. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Mets center fielder Juan Lagares (12) reacts after
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Mets center fielder Juan Lagares (12) reacts after striking out in the bottom of the second. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Max Scherzer (37) delivers
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Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Max Scherzer (37) delivers in the bottom of the first. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Mets third baseman David Wright (5) glances the
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Mets third baseman David Wright (5) glances the scoreboard while idle in the dugout. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Mets catcher John Buck (44) reacts after striking
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Mets catcher John Buck (44) reacts after striking out in the bottom of the second. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera (24) between
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Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera (24) between innings after strking out. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Detroit Tigers center fielder Austin Jackson (14) hits
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Detroit Tigers center fielder Austin Jackson (14) hits into a fielder's choice in the top of the second inning. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey (33) delivers in
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Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey (33) delivers in the top of the first. Detroit Tigers at the New York Mets. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Mets first baseman Ike Davis (29) with a
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Mets first baseman Ike Davis (29) with a single to right in the bottom of the second. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy (28) makes contact
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Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy (28) makes contact in the bottom of the first. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey delivers in the
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Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey delivers in the top of the first. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey (33) delivers in
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Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey (33) delivers in the top of the first. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey throws in the
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Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey throws in the first inning against the Detroit Tigers at Citi Field. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Daisuke Matsuzaka #16 of the Mets pitches in
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Daisuke Matsuzaka #16 of the Mets pitches in the first inning against the Detroit Tigers at Citi Field. (Aug. 23, 2013)

Eric Young Jr. #22 of the Mets steals
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Eric Young Jr. #22 of the Mets steals second base in the first inning ahead of the tag from Jose Iglesias #1 of the Detroit Tigers at Citi Field. (Aug. 23, 2013)

Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates
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Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates his second inning three run home run against the Mets with teammates Austin Jackson #14 and Torii Hunter #48 at Citi Field. (Aug. 23, 2013)

Doug Fister #58 of the Detroit Tigers pitches
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Doug Fister #58 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Mets at Citi Field. (Aug. 23, 2013)

Daisuke Matsuzaka #16 of the Mets point to
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Daisuke Matsuzaka #16 of the Mets point to a pop up in the first inning against the Detroit Tigers at Citi Field. (Aug. 23, 2013)

Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates
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Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates his seventh inning home run as Travis d'Arnaud #15 of the New York Mets looks on. (Aug. 23, 2013)

Juan Lagares #12 of the New York Mets
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Juan Lagares #12 of the New York Mets makes a catch on a ball hit by Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers to end the fourth inning at Citi Field. (Aug. 23, 2013)

Daisuke Matsuzaka #16 of the Mets pitches in
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Daisuke Matsuzaka #16 of the Mets pitches in the first inning against the Detroit Tigers at Citi Field. (Aug. 23, 2013)

Daisuke Matsuzaka #16 of the Mets stands on
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Daisuke Matsuzaka #16 of the Mets stands on the mound in the second inning against the Detroit Tigers at Citi Field. (Aug. 23, 2013)

Daisuke Matsuzaka #16 of the Mets stands on
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Daisuke Matsuzaka #16 of the Mets stands on the mound in the second inning against the Detroit Tigers at Citi Field. (Aug. 23, 2013)

Daisuke Matsuzaka #16 of the Mets pitches against
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Daisuke Matsuzaka #16 of the Mets pitches against the Detroit Tigers at Citi Field. (Aug. 23, 2013)

Daniel Murphy #28 of the Mets is safe
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Daniel Murphy #28 of the Mets is safe at home for a first inning run ahead of the tag from Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers at Citi Field. (Aug. 23, 2013)

Travis d'Arnaud #15 of the Mets grounds into
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Travis d'Arnaud #15 of the Mets grounds into a second inning double play against the Detroit Tigers at Citi Field. (Aug. 23, 2013)

David Wright of the Mets looks on from
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David Wright of the Mets looks on from the dugout against the Detroit Tigers at Citi Field. (Aug. 23, 2013)

Daisuke Matsuzaka of the Mets pitches in the
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Daisuke Matsuzaka of the Mets pitches in the first inning against the Detroit Tigers at Citi Field. (Aug. 23, 2013)

Daisuke Matsuzaka of the Mets pitches in the
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Daisuke Matsuzaka of the Mets pitches in the first inning against the Detroit Tigers at Citi Field. (Aug. 23, 2013)

Pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka #16 of the Mets looks
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Pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka #16 of the Mets looks on during batting practice before the start of a game against the Detroit Tigers. Matsuzaka who was acquired yesterday is scheduled to be the starting pitcher. (Aug. 23, 2013)

Pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka #16 of the Mets retrieves
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Pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka #16 of the Mets retrieves a ball during batting practice before the start of a game against the Detroit Tigers. Matsuzaka who was acquired yesterday is scheduled to be the starting pitcher. (Aug. 23, 2013)

Pitchers Matt Harvey #33 and Daisuke Matsuzaka #16
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Pitchers Matt Harvey #33 and Daisuke Matsuzaka #16 of the Mets look on during batting practice before the start of a game against the Detroit Tigers. Matsuzaka who was acquired yesterday is scheduled to be the starting pitcher. (Aug. 23, 2013)

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