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Mets lose third straight, in extras

After the aces got pounded in Philly, the bats went silent in Cincy; what's next?

Updated: May 4, 2010, 11:14 AM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

CINCINNATI -- The last time the Mets played a game that went this distance on the banks of the Ohio River, Ray Knight and Eric Davis initiated a 16-minute brawl, manager Davey Johnson alternated using left-hander Jesse Orosco and right-hander Roger McDowell while stationing the other reliever in the outfield, and Howard Johnson delivered a game-deciding three-run homer in the 14th inning on June 22, 1986.

Monday night lacked any such fireworks or reason for remembrance. Reliever Manny ...

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