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Finally for Johan, it's won for the road

On night when their ace has rocky start, Mets give Santana some run support

Updated: June 16, 2010, 12:56 AM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

CLEVELAND -- New York Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez brushed off the two-run homer he surrendered to Shelley Duncan with two out in the ninth inning Tuesday night. After all, the Mets still maintained a one-run lead and were able to preserve a rare recent victory for Johan Santana, despite the long ball.

"Did we win?" Rodriguez asked rhetorically. "I couldn't care less about the homer. They can do five homers in a row."

Santana twice had scoreless appearances on the ...

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