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The Mets are in the playoff race to stay

The Amazin's kept it rolling at home, beating up the Detroit Tigers and Justin Verlander

Updated: June 23, 2010, 10:47 AM ET
By Rob Parker | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- This is getting both fun and serious.

The Mets did it again on Tuesday night. They won at Citi Field like they own the place.

It doesn't seem to matter what team comes to town or who is on the mound for the opposition.

The Mets bashed the Detroit Tigers 14-6 and in the process beat Detroit's ace, Justin Verlander.

For Mets fans, it was exactly the homecoming they were looking for after the Mets' very successful 7-2 road trip.

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