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Mets 7, Braves 5

Michael Bourn #24 of the Atlanta Braves slides

Michael Bourn #24 of the Atlanta Braves slides into home for a run after a Chipper Jones #10 double in the second inning. (Sept. 18, 2011) Photo Credit: Getty Images

Dillon Gee didn't make it out of the fifth inning against the Atlanta Braves, but the Mets relied on Ruben Tejada's four RBIs to escape Turner Field with a 7-5 victory.

New York Mets starting pitcher Dillon Gee (35)
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New York Mets starting pitcher Dillon Gee (35) and catcher Josh Thole (30) confer on the mound as the Atlanta Braves had the bases loaded in the fourth inning. (Sept. 18, 2011)

Michael Bourn #24 of the Atlanta Braves slides
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Michael Bourn #24 of the Atlanta Braves slides into home for a run after a Chipper Jones #10 double in the second inning. (Sept. 18, 2011)

New York Mets starting pitcher Dillon Gee (35)
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New York Mets starting pitcher Dillon Gee (35) scores on the slide past Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann (16) in the fourth inning. (Sept. 18, 2011)

New York Mets center fielder Jason Pridie (20)
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New York Mets center fielder Jason Pridie (20) can't get to the fly ball hit by Atlanta Braves' Chipper Jones in the third inning. (Sept. 18, 2011)

New York Mets starting pitcher Dillon Gee throws
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New York Mets starting pitcher Dillon Gee throws to the plate in the first inning of the Mets' baseball game with the Atlanta Braves. (Sept. 18, 2011)

Atlanta starting pitcher Brandon Beachy throws to the
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Atlanta starting pitcher Brandon Beachy throws to the plate in the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets. (Sept. 18, 2011)

Atlanta Braves' Matt Diaz (23) slides safely into
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Atlanta Braves' Matt Diaz (23) slides safely into second base on a steal in front of New York Mets second baseman Justin Turner. (Sept. 18, 2011)

Michael Bourn #24 of the Atlanta Braves celebrates
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Michael Bourn #24 of the Atlanta Braves celebrates with teammates after scoring a run on a Chipper Jones #10 double in the second inning. (Sept. 18, 2011)

Michael Bourn #24 of the Atlanta Braves celebrates
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Michael Bourn #24 of the Atlanta Braves celebrates with Dan Uggla #26 after scoring a run on a Chipper Jones #10 double in the second inning. (Sept. 18, 2011)

Jose Constanza #17 of the Atlanta Braves sits
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Jose Constanza #17 of the Atlanta Braves sits in the dugout before the game against the New York Mets. (Sept. 18, 2011)

Rebecca Talton, left, and Bobbie Shuttlesworth, of Birmingham,
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Rebecca Talton, left, and Bobbie Shuttlesworth, of Birmingham, Ala., stay warm under a blanket as temperatures hover in the mid 60s before the start of the game. (Sept. 18, 2011)

Pink balloons ascend into the sky as breast
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Pink balloons ascend into the sky as breast cancer survivors Lesley Hudson, right, and Kathy Bernhartt, both of Atlanta, hug during a breast cancer awareness presentation prior to the game. (Sept. 18, 2011)

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