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Braves win again after bullpen meltdown by Mets

Bobby Parnell wipes his face after surrendering the

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) Photo Credit: AP

ATLANTA -- The creeping dread of an impending bullpen meltdown urged on by the nonstop droning of the Tomahawk Chop. It's a sad, familiar feeling for the Mets, right down to watching the Braves celebrate at the end.

So what year is this anyway?

In a sense, it was a throwback afternoon at Turner Field, the site of so many frustrating, upsetting and just plain excruciating late-inning...

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