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Mets score early and often, then fend off Cards

Offensively dormant for most of the second half, Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes woke up on Wednesday — and displayed every side of who he is — in a 7-3 win over the Cardinals.

Featuring freshly dyed blue hair, Cespedes drove home runs in each of his first two at-bats, helping the Mets jump all over Cardinals starter Mike Leake for seven runs in two innings. But fans at Citi Field held their collective breath when trainer Ray Ramirez trotted out to check on Cespedes following his second-inning double, fearing another leg injury for the slugger.

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