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Syndergaard, Mets Edge Cueto, Reds For 2nd Win In 9 Games

Syndergaard, Mets Edge Cueto, Reds For 2nd Win In 9 Games

NEW YORK (AP) — The way Noah Syndergaard was pitching, the New York Mets barely needed their bats. Syndergaard threw eight sharp innings and the light-hitting Mets got a break when Cincinnati ace Johnny Cueto suddenly lost the strike zone, edging the Reds 2-1 Friday night. The Mets returned home from a 1-7 road trip in which they totaled 11 runs, and won despite getting only two hits. "We've got the pitching," manager Terry Collins said. "There's nothing wrong with our pitching. We've just got to give them some help." With the Mets set to call up prized prospect Steven Matz this weekend and go to a six-man rotation, Syndergaard (3-4) was in...

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