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After rain, Glavine, Mets ready

Tom Glavine is 2-0 against St. Louis this year.

The raindrops that pelted the playing field at Busch Stadium Monday should be looked at as a good omen for Mets starter Tom Glavine, who instead will now take on the Cardinals Tuesday on full rest.

But with so much having been made of the four-day interval between starts for the Mets' postseason ace, it was surprising to hear Glavine speak as though he wanted the ball Monday instead of Tuesday, raring to go and mentally prepared to take on the Redbirds. Then again, maybe Glavine should be ripping to go, already in possession of a 13-inning postseason scoreless streak. It's one that he is...

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