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Mets fall to Cardinals afrer go-ahead dinger in 8th

Paul DeJong doesn’t know what it is, but there’s something about facing the Mets that makes the Cardinals shortstop hit.

Entering Sunday, he ranked first in slugging percentage (.788) among all Major Leaguers with 85 plate appearances against the Mets.

He left slugging .807 at Citi Field. His eighth-inning, go-ahead home run gave the Cardinals a 4-3 victory and a series win against the Mets to end a 10-game road trip.

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