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Mets open season at Nationals

The Mets began the 2015 MLB season with a 3-1 win Monday on the road against NL East rival Washington Nationals.

Washington Nationals baseball fans embrace in the stands
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Washington Nationals baseball fans embrace in the stands following a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the New York Mets on opening day at Nationals Park on Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington.

Pitcher Buddy Carlyle of the New York Mets
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Pitcher Buddy Carlyle of the New York Mets celebrates following the Mets opening day win at Nationals Park on Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington.

Fans make their way out of the stadium
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Fans make their way out of the stadium following a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the New York Mets on opening day at Nationals Park on Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington.

Michael Cuddyer, Travis d'Arnaud and Curtis Granderson of
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Michael Cuddyer, Travis d'Arnaud and Curtis Granderson of the New York Mets celebrate following their opening day win at Nationals Park on Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington.

Starting pitcher Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals
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Starting pitcher Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals throws to a New York Mets batter in the sixth inning on opening day at Nationals Park on Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington.

Starting pitcher Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals
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Starting pitcher Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals stands next to Ian Desmond, left, and Dan Uggla after giving up a run in the sixth inning against the New York Mets on opening day at Nationals Park on Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington.

Starting pitcher Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals
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Starting pitcher Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals walks off the field after being pulled during the eighth inning against the New York Mets during on opening day at Nationals Park on Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington.

Starting pitcher Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals
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Starting pitcher Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals walks off the field after being pulled during the eighth inning against the New York Mets on opening day at Nationals Park on Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington.

The Washington Nationals and New York Mets line
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The Washington Nationals and New York Mets line the field during the National Anthem before the start of opening day at Nationals Park on Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington.

Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals pitches against
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Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals pitches against the New York Mets during the third inning on opening day at Nationals Park on Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington.

The Washington Nationals and New York Mets line
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The Washington Nationals and New York Mets line the field during the National Anthem before the start on opening day at Nationals Park on Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington.

Washington Nationals right fielder Michael Taylor singles in
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Washington Nationals right fielder Michael Taylor singles in the first inning during a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the New York Mets on opening day at Nationals Park on Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington.

Washington Nationals left fielder Ryan Zimmerman waits on
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Washington Nationals left fielder Ryan Zimmerman waits on deck in the first inning during a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the New York Mets on opening day at Nationals Park on Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington.

Washington Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond throws to first
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Washington Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond throws to first for an out in the second inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets on opening day at Nationals Park on Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington.

New York Mets third baseman David Wright shakes
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New York Mets third baseman David Wright shakes hands with manager Terry Collins after an opening day baseball game victory over the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington.

New York Mets relief pitcher Buddy Carlyle, left,
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New York Mets relief pitcher Buddy Carlyle, left, celebrates with catcher Travis d'Arnaud after earning a save in a 3-1 Opening Day victory over the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington.

Yunel Escobar of the Washington Nationals beats the
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Yunel Escobar of the Washington Nationals beats the throw as first baseman Lucas Duda of the New York Mets applies the late tag in the first inning on opening day at Nationals Park on Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington.

Starting pitcher Bartolo Colon of the New York
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Starting pitcher Bartolo Colon of the New York Mets delivers a pitch to a Washington Nationals batter in the first inning on Opening Day at Nationals Park on Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington.

A large American flag is unfurled on the
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A large American flag is unfurled on the field before a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the New York Mets on opening day at Nationals Park on Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington.

New York Mets starting pitcher Bartolo Colon delivers
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New York Mets starting pitcher Bartolo Colon delivers a pitch against the Washington Nationals during the first inning on opening day at Nationals Park on Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington.

New York Mets players stretch on the field
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New York Mets players stretch on the field before a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the New York Mets on opening day at Nationals Park on Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington.

Starting pitcher Bartolo Colon of the New York
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Starting pitcher Bartolo Colon of the New York Mets throws to a Washington Nationals batter in the first inning on opening day at Nationals Park on Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington.

Managers Terry Collins of the New York Mets
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Managers Terry Collins of the New York Mets and Matt Williams of the Washington Nationals shake hands before the start on opening day at Nationals Park on Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington.

David Wright of the New York Mets is
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David Wright of the New York Mets is introduced before the start of their opening day game at Nationals Park on Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington.

Manager Terry Collins of the New York Mets
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Manager Terry Collins of the New York Mets jogs back to the dugout before the start of their opening day game at Nationals Park on Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington.

Members of the New York Mets and Washington
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Members of the New York Mets and Washington Nationals stand during the national anthem before the start of their opening day game at Nationals Park on Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington.

Jets perform a flyover before a baseball game
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Jets perform a flyover before a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the New York Mets on opening day at Nationals Park on Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington.

Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals celebrates in
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Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals celebrates in the dugout after hitting a solo home run against the New York Mets in the fourth inning on opening day at Nationals Park on Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington.

New York Mets third baseman David Wright flies
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New York Mets third baseman David Wright flies out to Washington Nationals infielder Ryan Zimmerman during the first inning on opening day at Nationals Park on Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington.

Nationals presidents mascots greets fans before a baseball
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Nationals presidents mascots greets fans before a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the New York Mets on opening day at Nationals Park on Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington.

Fans ask for a baseball during the first
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Fans ask for a baseball during the first inning of an opening day baseball game between the New York Mets and Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington.

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer delivers a
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer delivers a pitch against the New York Mets during the first inning of an opening day baseball game at Nationals Park on Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington.

Starting pitcher Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals
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Starting pitcher Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals throws to a New York Mets batter in the first inning on opening day at Nationals Park on Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington.

Washington Nationals mascot
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Washington Nationals mascot "Screech," center background, cheers as outfielder Michael Taylor takes the field for an opening day baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the New York Mets on Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington.

Washington Nationals Ryan Zimmerman takes the field before
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Washington Nationals Ryan Zimmerman takes the field before the start of an opening day baseball game against the New York Mets on Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington.

The Washington Nationals and New York Mets watch
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The Washington Nationals and New York Mets watch a flyover before the start of an opening day baseball game at Nationals Park on Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington.

New York Mets fans hold up a sign
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New York Mets fans hold up a sign before the start of the Mets opening day game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington.

An opening day logo adorns the field at
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An opening day logo adorns the field at Nationals Park before a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the New York Mets on Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 06: A New York
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WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 06: A New York Mets bats lays in the dugout before the start of the Mets and Washington Nationals opening day game at Nationals Park on April 6, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg, right, warms up
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Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg, right, warms up before a baseball game between the Nationals and the New York Mets on opening day at at Nationals Park, Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Jack Lewis, 12, of Arlington, Va., left, waits
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Jack Lewis, 12, of Arlington, Va., left, waits for the stadium to open at the center field gate before a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the New York Mets on opening day at at Nationals Park, Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Washington Nationals pitcher Jordan Zimmermann warms up before
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Washington Nationals pitcher Jordan Zimmermann warms up before a baseball game between the Nationals and the New York Mets on opening day at Nationals Park, Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Metal detectors sit at the stadium's center field
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Metal detectors sit at the stadium's center field gate entrance before a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the New York Mets on opening day at at Nationals Park, Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

A stadium worker sits above the field before
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A stadium worker sits above the field before a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the New York Mets on opening day at Nationals Park, Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Cole Reaves of Alexandria, Va., smiles as he
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Cole Reaves of Alexandria, Va., smiles as he arrives before a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the New York Mets on opening day at Nationals Park, Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Peter Holler of Mclean, Va. throws a baseball
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Peter Holler of Mclean, Va. throws a baseball at "The Bullpen," a venue outside Nationals Park, before a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the New York Mets on opening day, Monday, April 6, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 06: Members of the
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WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 06: Members of the Washington Nationals stretch in the oufield prior to their Opening Day start againt the New York Mets at Nationals Park on April 6, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

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