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Johan Santana of the New York Mets pitches to the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field in Atlanta, Georgia. (July 15, 2012)

Mets vs. Braves

The Mets kick off the second half of the season with a three-game set against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field.

New York Mets starting pitcher Johan Santana works
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New York Mets starting pitcher Johan Santana works in the first inning against the Atlanta Braves. (July 15, 2012)

Atlanta Braves pitcher Ben Sheets delivers against the
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Atlanta Braves pitcher Ben Sheets delivers against the New York Mets during the first inning in Atlanta. (July 15, 2012)

Johan Santana of the New York Mets pitches
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Johan Santana of the New York Mets pitches to the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field in Atlanta, Georgia. (July 15, 2012)

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Michael Bourn of the Atlanta Braves catches a
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Michael Bourn of the Atlanta Braves catches a fly ball by Daniel Murphy of the New York Mets in the eighth inning at Turner Field in Atlanta, Georgia. (July 15, 2012)

Freddie Freeman #5 of the Atlanta Braves crosses
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Freddie Freeman #5 of the Atlanta Braves crosses home plate after hitting a three-run homer in the fifth inning against the New York Mets that scored Chipper Jones and Jason Heyward at Turner Field in Atlanta, Georgia. (July 15, 2012)

Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman, facing the
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Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman, facing the camera, celebrates with Dan Uggla after hitting a three-run home in the fifth inning against the New York Mets in Atlanta. (July 15, 2012)

Bobby Parnell wipes his face after surrendering the
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Bobby Parnell wipes his face after surrendering the lead to the Braves in the eighth inning. Atlanta held on to win 8-7 and Parnell was charged with the loss. (July 14, 2012)

R.A. Dickey pitches to the Braves. (July 14,
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R.A. Dickey pitches to the Braves. (July 14, 2012)

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R.A. Dickey pitches to the Braves. (July 14,
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R.A. Dickey pitches to the Braves. (July 14, 2012)

Ike Davis celebrates with David Wright, left, and
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Ike Davis celebrates with David Wright, left, and Omar Quintanilla after hitting a home run in the second inning. (July 14, 2012)

R.A. Dickey works in the fifth inning. (July
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R.A. Dickey works in the fifth inning. (July 14, 2012)

Third base umpire Dale Scott ejects Terry Collins
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Third base umpire Dale Scott ejects Terry Collins in the fifth inning by for arguing a call. (July 14, 2012)

Terry Collins is ejected in the fifth inning
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Terry Collins is ejected in the fifth inning by third base umpire Dale Scott for arguing a call. (July 14, 2012)

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Terry Collins reacts after being ejected in the
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Terry Collins reacts after being ejected in the fifth inning by third base umpire Dale Scott for arguing a call. (July 14, 2012)

Andres Torres can't reach Chipper Jones' home run
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Andres Torres can't reach Chipper Jones' home run in the sixth inning. (July 13, 2012)

Jason Heyward is tagged out by Ruben Tejada
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Jason Heyward is tagged out by Ruben Tejada as he tries to steal second base in the eighth inning. (July 13, 2012)

Dan Uggla slides safely into second base past
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Dan Uggla slides safely into second base past the tag of Daniel Murphy in the sixth inning. (July 13, 2012)

Jason Heyward steals second base as Ruben Tejada
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Jason Heyward steals second base as Ruben Tejada handles the late throw in the first inning. (July 13, 2012)

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Chipper Jones walks off the field after the
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Chipper Jones walks off the field after the power at Turner Field shut off in the top of the second inning. (July 13, 2012)

Tim Hudson and Chipper Jones of the Atlanta
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Tim Hudson and Chipper Jones of the Atlanta Braves walk off the field after the power at Turner Field shut off in the top of the second inning. (July 13, 2012)

Chris Young pitches to the Braves. (July 13,
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Chris Young pitches to the Braves. (July 13, 2012)

Chris Young pitches to the Braves. (July 13,
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Chris Young pitches to the Braves. (July 13, 2012)

Josh Thole converses with Chris Young in the
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Josh Thole converses with Chris Young in the first inning after Young walked Freddie Freeman. (July 13, 2012)

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Chris Young works against the Braves in the
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Chris Young works against the Braves in the first inning. (July 13, 2012)

David Ross reacts after hitting a three-run homer
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David Ross reacts after hitting a three-run homer in the third inning. (July 13, 2012)

Daniel Murphy attempts to field a single hit
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Daniel Murphy attempts to field a single hit by Jason Heyward in the first inning. (July 13, 2012)

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