With all the attention on Johan Santana’s 1st start against his former team, it was another Twins pitcher, Carl Pavano,who stole the show. Pavano walked into Citi Field and flat out shut down the Mets offense. There will be no talk of Jose Reyes or David Wright this afternoon as they combined to go 0-8. Only Jeff Francouer (2-3) and Rod Barajas (1-3) were able to get hits off Pavano, who finished with his first complete game shutout (9IP, 3H, 0ER) since June 5 of last year. This marks the second straight game Carl ‘The Stache’ has gone the distance (6/20 vs. Philly) and one can’t help but wonder if that fur on his lip has some sort of magical powers.
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