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Despite labors, Pelfrey keeps rolling

Mets righty extends scoreless innings run to 24 in defeat of Braves

Updated: April 26, 2010, 2:08 AM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

Forget Mike Pelfrey emerging as a No. 2 starter. He's starting to act like a bona fide ace.

Despite laboring with his control, the New York Mets right-hander upped his scoreless streak to 24 innings Sunday night. That propelled the Mets to a 1-0, rain-shortened victory and sweep of the Atlanta Braves. The Amazins (10-9) moved a game over .500 for the first time since Johan Santana beat Florida Marlins ace Josh Johnson on Opening Day.

Pelfrey, who stranded five Braves on base while ...

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