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Wagner's Queens return easy as 1-2-3

In final season, former Mets reliever showing gas still left in tank

Updated: July 10, 2010, 1:47 AM ET
By Ian Begley | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- New York Mets fans might have gotten emotional about Billy Wagner's return to Queens on Friday night. But for Wagner, it was all business.

Wagner earned his 20th save this season by tossing a 1-2-3 ninth in the Atlanta Braves' 4-2 win over the Mets. And he wasn't bothered by boos that rained down from the 36,356 on hand at Citi Field as soon as the public address announcer said his name.

"I play for the Braves, so I wouldn't expect them to cheer me," said Wagner, ...

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