Atlanta, GA (Sports Network) - David Wright kept the Mets alive with a game-
tying solo homer off Atlanta closer Craig Kimbrel, and New York rallied for
two runs in the 10th to take a 7-5 victory over the Braves at Turner Field.
Ruben Tejada delivered the go-ahead hit with runners on first and second,
spraying a single off Jordan Walden (1-1) into center to score pinch-hitter
Jordany Valdespin, who reached with a walk and then stole second base.
Daniel Murphy added an insurance run with a liner up the middle and Jeurys
Familia locked down his first major league save with a 1-2-3 tenth inning,
sending the Mets to a second straight win on the heels of a six-game slide.
Bobby Parnell (2-0), one of seven Mets pitchers used on Friday, got the final
two outs of the ninth after Brandon Lyon allowed a runner to reach third base.
John Buck stroked a two-run homer and Lucas Duda and Marlon Byrd each added
solo shots in the victory.
Evan Gattis hit a solo homer and Andrelton Simmons drove in a pair for the
suddenly struggling Braves, losers in seven of their last nine games.
Justin Upton had a sacrifice fly and Juan Francisco drove in a run, but left
the game in the third inning with a sprained ankle.
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