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By Michael P. Orsi
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Topic - Pedro Beato
Bryce Harper homered his first time up in New York, then hit a tiebreaking single to key a six-run burst in the 10th inning Monday night that sent the Washington Nationals over the Mets 8-2.
The fact that Pedro Beato threw a breaking ball was not a surprise. In the two-plus innings the New York Mets relievers pitched Tuesday night, they'd fed the Washington Nationals a steady diet of those. Curveballs from Bobby Parnell, sliders from Tim Byrdak and more curveballs from Beato.
Previewing the National League.
Fans at the Mets-Phillies game began chanting "U-S-A! U-S-A!" as the news of Osama bin Laden's death spread through Citizens Bank Park on Sunday night.
Capsules of National League teams, listed in order of finish last year:
Bryce Harper singled for his first spring training hit Tuesday as the Washington Nationals defeated the New York Mets 5-3.
"I couldn't see the building, but I did see the smoke and I knew it was something serious," Beato said of watching the attacks unfold.
"It's a good feeling for our guys out there fighting and for their families."