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Last night, the Mets sent a message to the Phillies by winning in a lopsided fashion. They let the Phils know this is not the same team they were last year. The Mets backed it up by hitting home runs and pitching well. They even plunked a batter after the Phils hit Jeff Francoeur. Today, it was the Phillies' turn. They responded by blowing out the Mets in a 10-rout on national television. The Phillies set the tone in the fourth inning by scoring six runs. From there, Roy Halladay stymied the Mets for a complete game shutout. The Mets knew it was coming. In fact, they had it coming. If the Mets thought the Phillies were going to sit back and let their hated rival have their way at Philadelphia, they were fooling themselves. The Mets know better. They know how good and resilie ...

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