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Streak Over for Mets as Long Balls Hurt Mike Pelfrey

YORK-- Mike Pelfrey, for the second consecutive start, didn't have his greatest stuff. His fastball was flat and his sinker had no bite, as the Mets lost the battle of long balls.

The game got off to a roaring start for the Mets as Jose Reyes lead off with a home run off Phil Hughes.

Pelfrey though, would give the run right back in the first, as he gave up two singles and a run-scoring double play to begin the inning, tying the game at 1-1.

The Mets got a leadoff single from Jason Bay in the second, but Chris Carter hit a double play. 

The Yankees threat in the second, but never scored as the game went to the third still tied. In that third, after a Henry Blanco walk, Jose Reyes hit a two-run home run to right, his ...

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