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Pelfrey Holds the Key to Mets' Success

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Let's be honest, this was no masterpiece that Mike Pelfrey hung on the wall at Citi Field Friday night. Yet his ability to show some toughness, pitch out of trouble and help deliver a much-needed win could easily be the most important development of this first week of the season for the Mets.

Maybe you want to argue that point on a night when the Mets suddenly sprouted home run muscles, quadrupling their season total of longballs as Jeff Francoeur...

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