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Colon perfect for 6 2-3, wins in Seattle

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SEATTLE (AP) Bartolo Colon watched the line drive fall into the outfield grass and applauded. It was all Colon could do after his attempt to toss the first perfect game in New York Mets history was thwarted.

Colon came within seven outs of a perfect game on Wednesday afternoon, before giving up a two-out single to Robinson Cano in the seventh inning of the Mets' 3-2 win over the Mariners.

Colon left a 2-2 fastball elevated on the outer half of the plate and Cano served the pitch into left field, dropping it well in front of Eric Young Jr.

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AL Batting Average
Rank Name  BA
1 J. Altuve, Hou.338
2 R. Cano, Sea.331
3 A. Beltre, Tex.325
4 M. Brantley, Cle.324
5 V. Martinez, Det.322
6 L. Chisenhall, Cle.320
7 M. Cabrera, Det.313
8 K. Suzuki, Min.312
9 M. Cabrera, Tor.309
10 M. Trout, LAA.309
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NL Batting Average
Rank Name  BA
1 T. Tulowitzki, Col.340
2 M. Adams, StL.325
3 A. McCutchen, Pit.319
4 C. McGehee, Mia.318
5 J. Morneau, Col.312
6 J. Lucroy, Mil.310
7 Y. Puig, LAD.308
8 P. Goldschmidt, Ari.307
9 S. Gennett, Mil.305
10 H. Pence, SF.305
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