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Flores slam, deGrom 3 for 3 as Mets romp over Brewers 14-1

Wilmer Flores and Jacob deGrom made Terry Collins' grand idea look like genius. The Mets manager slotted New York's top home-run hitter ninth in the batting order for the first time in nearly a half-century and batted his pitcher eighth for the third time this season. Flores responded with a grand slam off Matt Garza that sparked a 10-run fourth inning in a 14-1 romp over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night that stopped New York's five-game losing streak. DeGrom was 3 for 3 with three singles — including a go-ahead hit in the second and two more in the fourth. He became only the second pitcher since at least 1914 to have three hits in the No. 8 hole, according...

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