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Unlikely heroes, events lift Mets in L.A.

Amazin's end scoreless run, losing streak with 6-1 victory in Los Angeles

Updated: July 24, 2010, 9:38 AM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

LOS ANGELES -- Embattled New York Mets manager Jerry Manuel named his own replacement.

Jason Bay, who cannot hit it over the outfield wall, crashed into it as Mets outfielders repeatedly put their bodies on the line for interim manager Dave Jauss.

Blake DeWitt joined Phil Cuzzi as two of the biggest contributors to Mets success on a woeful three-city trip.

And two other out-of-the-ordinary events occurred Friday night at Dodger Stadium: The Mets scored. And won.

Johan Santana ...

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