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The New York Mets were defeated by the Washington Nationals at Citi Field on Wednesday afternoon by the score of 6-4, thus losing two of their last three and ending their six game home-stand at an even 3-3. Sure, it was just one series loss. Heck, it was just one game. But it was the continuation of a rather unsettling trend for the Mets—they have now lost all six of the rubber games they have played in 2010. If you throw out those six games, the Mets are 18-10. They know how to play winning baseball, so why do they have such problems when three game series are on the line? Successful teams win series (thank you, Captain Obvious). The Yankees are 6-1 in rubber games; the Phillies are 3-2; the Cardinals are 4-0. The only other teams with winning records who are under .500 in series d ...

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