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Battered Mets Fall to the Nationals

So they again dug into their farm system and called up Travis Taijeron to make his major league debut, playing in right field on Saturday.

Continue reading the main story Starter Robert Gsellman, who made his debut last year, allowed two runs on nine hits over four innings for another uneven outing in a disappointing season.

Reliever Jeurys Familia, who recently returned to the roster after missing more than three months after surgery to repair a blood clot in his throwing shoulder, entered the game in the bottom of the eighth with the Mets training by two runs.

Mets Manager Terry Collins wanted to ease Familia back into games before putting him into save situations.

After the game, the Mets optioned Gsellman to Las Vegas to make room for Seth Lugo, who will return from the disabled list to pitch the second half of Sunday’s doubleheader.

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