Beltran’s Homer Earns Cheers; Pagan’s Wins Game

With a full count and two outs in the fifth inning Wednesday night, Carlos Beltran walloped a pitch from the St. Louis riMLBght-hander Kyle McClellan. The ball soared far over the head of right fielder Jon Jay and dropped halfway into the second deck at Citi Field.

His home run merely tied the score in a game the Mets won, 6-5, on Angel Pagan’s 10th-inning home run, but the larger-than-usual crowd seemed to give Beltran’s 15th home run a louder-than-usual round of applause.

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