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Mets News and Notes: The Mets won their second consecutive series, taking two of three from the Phillies. Their five-game winning streak in Philadelphia was snapped with Wednesday’s loss. It was the longest single-season win streak by the Mets in Philadelphia since they won five straight in 1972. The Mets finished the Philadelphia portion of the season series with a 7-2 record at Citizens Bank Park. That fell one win shy of matching their most in a season in the City of Brotherly Love. In 1972, the Mets went 8-1 at Veterans Stadium, the Phillies’ former home. Yesterday Mets Pitcher Jon Niese was charged with three runs in six innings while trying to overcome the flu. “Right now I pretty much just have a cough,” Niese said. “I’m just hacking up some stuff. I really didn’t feel like I had much energy out there today. I just battled through it. I had to execute pitches when I needed to. You know going in that you’re not going to have it, but it’s one of those things where you...
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