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Bruce, Reds edge Mets as Cueto returns

Bruce, Reds edge Mets as Cueto returns

ESPN.com Updated May 20, 2013
Jay Bruce hit a tiebreaking homer and drove in two runs to back Johnny Cueto's wild but effective return from the disabled list, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the New York Mets 4-3 Monday night.
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  • Looking for Jump Start, Mets Let Murphy Lead Off

    Looking for Jump Start, Mets Let Murphy Lead Off

    nytimes.com May 20, 2013
    The Mets have been unable to find a leadoff batter who regularly gets on base. Manager Terry Collins has tried six leadoff hitters and none have produced. On Monday, he turned to Daniel Murphy.
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  • Beat the Streak leader ties season-high run of 43

    Beat the Streak leader ties season-high run of 43

    MLB.com May 20, 2013
    Joey Votto took care of matters quickly, recording a first-inning single vs. the Mets on Monday at Citi Field, as Beat the Streak leader Aaron Brown's run tied the season high of 43 straight successful selections.
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  • Mets sign RP Aardsma to minor league deal

    Mets sign RP Aardsma to minor league deal

    ESPN.com May 20, 2013
    The New York Mets have signed right-handed reliever David Aardsma to a minor league contract and assigned him Triple-A Las Vegas.
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  • Mets to honor military on Sunday

    Mets to honor military on Sunday

    MLB.com May 20, 2013
    On Sunday, more than 3,000 servicemen and women, as well as their families, will be at Citi Field to participate in the Mets' sixth annual Military Appreciation Night. Since budget cuts from government sequestration forced the cancellation of Fleet Week…
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  • Latos talks all things Reds in Chatting Cage

    Latos talks all things Reds in Chatting Cage

    MLB.com May 20, 2013
    Reds right-hander Mat Latos didn't mind stepping up as the club's top starter in the absence of fellow righty Johnny Cueto, but Latos is certainly happy to have the staff's usual ace back on the mound Monday night against the Mets.
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  • Video - Bruce's Blast Lifts Reds 00:43

    Bruce's Blast Lifts Reds

    May 20
    Jay Bruce's sixth home run of the season put the Reds up for good as they defeated the Mets 4-3.

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    May 20
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    May 20
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