Recap: Niese leaves early, Mark Ellis homers twice

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There are four major categories of Mets games: easy wins, close wins, close losses, and agonizing games you’d prefer not to watch. The team’s loss to the Dodgers on Tuesday night fits perfectly...

Dodgers 7, Mets 2

Mark Ellis had four hits and two home runs to deliver a 7-2 Dodgers win over the Mets in the opener of a three-game series Tuesday night at Citi Field.

Dodgers 7, Mets 2 — Mark Ellis goes yard twice

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The Mets lost to the Dodgers as Jon Niese was injured on a comebacker and the bullpen imploded.

Mets vs Dodgers series preview with True Blue LA

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Eric Stephen of True Blue LA helps us preview the Mets' three-game series with the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Kershaw vs. Mets in opener

Clayton Kershaw, who has lost back-to-back starts for just the eighth time in his career, starts the series opener for the Dodgers against the Mets at Citi Field in New York.

Buck stops here

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With seven home runs John Buck has as many as the entire Dodger infield, starting catching, and bench.

Dodgers to start 3 southpaws in New York

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The Dodgers plan to start three left-handed pitchers at Citi Field this week against the Mets.

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