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The Mets just can’t seem to figure out the Nationals, as the Metropolitans went to Washington to get beat 5-3 despite a solid performance by starter R.A. Dickey and Angel Pagan’s inside-the-park home run and triple play. The Mets jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the fourth inning thanks to Pagan's homer, but two runs were quickly given back in the bottom of the inning. The Mets tied the game in the top of the sixth only to give it back in the bottom of the seventh when they probably took Dickey out too early. The bullpen gave up three runs that inning, which were enough as the Mets could only muster one more run in the bottom of the ninth thanks to a Fernando Tatis homer.   Notes R.A. Dickey’s line: 6 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 4 BB, 2 K, 0 HR. He had only walked eight batters ...

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