Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 9/28/14
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NEW YORK -- The Los Angeles Dodgers did more damage against New York Mets starter Johan Santana than the Mets' suspect bullpen, then watched their own relievers barely hold on. The Dodgers scored six runs in the first three innings against Santana, building an early lead before withstanding the Mets' rally for a 7-6 win Friday night at CitiField. Matt Kemp and Luis Cruz homered for the Dodgers, with Cruz smacking his first major-league home run. Mets manager Terry Collins said after the game the Mets will discuss options such as skipping a start or even a disabled list stint to "to get some energy back" in Santana's surgically repaired left arm. Collins said, though, the pitcher was not "hurt." Regardless, Cruz was excited about hitting his first homer against Santana, who he said was "one of the best pitchers in the league." "I hit it pretty good," Cruz said. "I'm very happy today. Was a big day for me. ... We&#...
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