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Starting Lineup Andres Torres – CF Kirk Nieuwenhuis – LF David Wright – 3B Lucas Duda – RF Daniel Murphy – 2B Ike Davis – 1B Jordany Valdespin – SS Mike Nickeas – C Miguel Batista – RHP Mets Notes SERIES NOTES: New York is now 6-0 in the first game of a series vs. NL East opponents this year, including 2-0 vs. the Phillies. This is the Mets’ 10th series of the year and their sixth vs. a National League East opponent. New York is 3-2 in those previous five series and 11-5 overall. JORDANY VALDESPIN: Collected his first major league hit with last night’s pinch-hit three-run home run off Jonathan Papelbon. The last Met to hit a pinchhit home run for his first major league hit was Mike Jacobs (first major league plate appearance) in the fifth inning on August 21, 2005 against the Nationals at Shea. FRANK FRANCISCO: Has saved each of New York’s last three games. It’s the second time this season, Francisco has closed out three straight games with a save. He also saved three consecutive
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