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Curtis Granderson was given a routine day off on Thursday, a day after he broke out of his 0 for 22 slump.

In place of Granderson in right field, Bobby Abreu started his first game as a Met and went 1 for 3. Terry Collins said he would like to get Abreu a start once per week >> Read more at MetsBlog

Daisuke Matsuzaka earned his first big league save on Thursday. After the game, Terry Collins said that Kyle Farnsworth is still his closer, but hinted that Matsuzaka may be next in line.