Tragic number at 1

September, 13, 2011
9/13/11
11:15
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Henny Ray/Associated Press
Darth Vader watched the Mets lose to the Nationals on Star Wars night at Citi Field.


Atlanta's win against Florida, coupled with the Mets' loss to Washington, sliced the tragic number for the Mets to be eliminated from postseason contention to one.

The wild-card-leading Braves (85-64) lead the Mets (71-77) by 13 games with 14 games left in the Mets' season.
Adam Rubin has covered the Mets since 2003. He's a graduate of Mepham High School on Long Island and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He joined ESPNNewYork after spending 10 years at the New York Daily News.
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TEAM LEADERS

WINS LEADER
Carlos Torres
WINS ERA SO IP
2 1.86 12 9
OTHER LEADERS
BAJ. Lagares .314
HRL. Duda 3
RBIL. Duda 8
RE. Young Jr. 12
OPSJ. Lagares .816
ERAJ. Mejia 2.81
SOJ. Mejia 18

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