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Maine Pitches Mets Past Nats

Beltran belts first HR of year in victory

(Newser) - Carlos Beltran hit his first homer of the season, a three-run shot in the fifth inning, to back John Maine's solid start and lead the New York Mets past the Washington Nationals 5-2. Jose Reyes also connected for the first time and Ryan Church hit his second home run to... More »

Reds Deal Conine to Mets

Cincinnati hopes to build winning squad with young prospects

(Newser) - The Cincinnati Reds traded outfielder Jeff Conine to the New York Mets for two minor leaguers yesterday. While Conine says he's thrilled with the chance to take part in a pennant race with the leaders of the National League East, the struggling Reds continue their efforts to build a winning... More »

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