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OUT LOUD

"Same as always with Kersh. He doesn't ever want to come out."

Don Mattingly on Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw, who had an animated talk with his manager when he was pinch-hit for in the fifth inning.

GAME OF NUMBERS

.158

Batting average of Mets pitchers, tied for second in the NL. Last year they hit .090, and they finished in the bottom three in pitchers' average in the NL three of the past four years.

SEE YOU NEXT YEAR

Hanley Ramirez

LF, Boston

Ramirez, sidelined since Aug. 27, has been shut down for the rest of the season because of right shoulder inflammation. He hit .249 with 19 homers and 53 RBI in 105 games.