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Sean O'Sullivan

Mets outhit Dodgers, 15-3, in easy win

Mets outhit Dodgers, 15-3, in easy win

NEW YORK 8, DODGERS 0 KEY MOMENT: In the first inning, Yasiel Puig came to bat with two on and two out. He grounded out, and the Dodgers got only one runner into scoring position against starter Steven Matz the rest of the way. Puig is batting .143 with runners in scoring position this season (35 at-bats) and .342 with the bases empty (73 at-bats.) Puig recently missed four starts because of a calloused right hand; he is batting .160 (four for 25) with 11 strikeouts since returning to the starting lineup. AT THE PLATE: Joc Pederson, dropped to seventh in the batting order against the left-handed Matz, did not get the ball out of the infield in three at-bats. Pederson is batting .235 with...

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