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Nimmo’s HR in 9th all Mets muster in defeat

When the Mets walked off the field on April 13, winners of nine straight, they knew they could not continue playing with such gusto forever. Defeats would come. Bad streaks were inevitable. But even the foremost pessimists among them could hardly have envisioned this: the Mets’ 12-1 loss to the Blue Jays on Wednesday ensured they will go five full weeks without winning consecutive games.

“We haven’t been able to make the pitching and the hitting click together on a consistent basis yet,” said outfielder Brandon Nimmo, whose homer with two outs in the ninth inning provided the Mets’ only run. “It’s really tough when you’re not putting those together.”

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