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Beltran's breakout game twice as nice

"I didn't visualize this," Mets right fielder says after hitting two towering homers

Updated: April 10, 2011, 9:55 AM ET
By Mike Mazzeo | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- It took seven games, but Carlos Beltran finally broke out.

Beltran went 2-for-4 with two home runs (both from the right side of the plate), three RBIs and three runs scored in the New York Mets' 8-4 victory over the Washington Nationals in front of 31,696 on Saturday night at Citi Field.

"I feel like all the time I put into spring training, working in the cage, getting there early and doing my rehab and trying to work my legs has paid off," said Beltran, who ...

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