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Baby Mets show their age in loss

Mejia confident, not victorious, as he becomes majors' youngest starter in 2010

Updated: September 5, 2010, 2:00 AM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

CHICAGO -- The final five players in the New York Mets' batting order Saturday all made their major league debuts this season.

So on a day right-hander Jenrry Mejia made his first major league start and battery mate Mike Nickeas experienced his first big league action, at least there was some redeeming value rather than more wasted time for players already resolved to not being around next season.

That doesn't make it pretty, as a 5-3 loss to the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field demonstrated.

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