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Mets humiliated by Philly -- again

National League champion Phillies humiliate New York rivals in statement game

Updated: May 3, 2010, 9:12 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

PHILADELPHIA -- Jimmy Rollins was not active, and Cole Hamels had enough of his own problems to explain why the Mets are the kind of chokers even Dr. Heimlich could not save.

But those two Phillies, who have publicly ridiculed the Mets of the recent past, weren't needed for the most humiliating beatdown of a rival this city has seen since the heat of the Cold War, when the Broad Street Bullies scared the Soviets' Big Red Machine right off the Spectrum ice.

This was a whole lot more ...

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