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Johan Santana pitched five innings of two-hit ball in his long-awaited return from shoulder surgery and David Wright hit an RBI single to lead the New York Mets past the Atlanta Braves 1-0 in their season opener Thursday.
Held down by Mets starter Mike Pelfrey most of
the night, the Philadelphia Phillies never doubted they were due
for a rally.
Ryan Howard hit a tiebreaking double in the eighth inning and
Cole Hamels finally beat a familiar nemesis, pitching Philadelphia
past the slumping New York Mets 5-2 on Saturday.