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Rookies come up clutch in extras as Mets beat Marlins in 12 innings

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MIAMI — Using their most band-aid lineup so far this season, overflowing with minor league transplants and backups to the backups, the scrappy Mets somehow, some way, pulled out a win in 12 innings. Dominic Smith, the free runner on second base in extras, advanced on Jake Hager’s first MLB hit in the top of the 12th. Khalil Lee pinch-hit for the pitcher and broke his 0-for-8 start in the majors with an RBI double to drive in Smith and finally break the stalemate with his first career hit. Outfielder Johneshwy Fargas padded the lead with a bold inside-the-park home run attempt on a line drive t…

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