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Harvey Wins Second Straight Start As Mets Beat Pirates, 7-2

Harvey Wins Second Straight Start As Mets Beat Pirates, 7-2

Matt Harvey pitched one-run ball over six innings to win his second straight start, and the New York Mets beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-2 on Sunday night.

The one-time Mets ace, hampered by injuries and off-field issues the past two seasons, scattered six hits, struck out four and walked two. Harvey (4-3) beat the San Diego Padres on Tuesday when he allowed two runs in five innings and has consecutive victories for the first time since winning his first two starts of the season.

Harvey had failed to pitch more than 51/3 innings in his previous five starts, in which he had a combined 21 walks in 251/3 innings.

Gregory Polanco led off the second inning with his third...

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