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Ramos took advantage of Mets starter Chris Young, who was making his first big-league outing since returning from a stint on the 15-day disabled list with tendinitis in his right biceps.

Never known as a hard thrower, the 6-foot-10 Young struggled to top 85 mph. After sending a 1-0 pitch over the fence in left field in the second, Ramos and Jayson Werth hit back-to-back home runs in the fourth. Both long balls came on 85-mph fastballs that hung over the middle of the plate.

But in front of the announced crowd of 14,603, that wasn’t enough.

“We just couldn’t put a zero on the board there,” Riggleman said. “Unfortunately the ball was just out of reach in left field.”