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On The Fly: Rookie Pitcher Steven Matz Boosts Mets' Offense

On The Fly: Rookie Pitcher Steven Matz Boosts Mets' Offense

So you thought another young starting pitcher couldn't solve all the Mets' problems? We submit Steven Matz. The lefty from Long Island had to wait, as it took forever for the Mets to nudge a run across Sunday and complete the game suspended on Saturday, a 2-1 win in 13 innings. Then Matz made his anticipated debut the stuff of Broadway — pitching 72/3 brilliant innings and getting three hits and knocking in four runs. The Matz-driven Mets completed the sweep of Cincinnati 7-2 and now have won four in a row. Look, the Mets lineup is tough to watch right now. They need to get their hitters healthy and deal for one or two more. But when you have this kind of young pitching,...

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