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David Wright doubles in the first inning to

David Wright doubles in the first inning to score Mike Baxter. (August 12, 2012) Photo Credit: David Pokress

The Mets lost two games of a three-game set with the Braves at Citi Field.

Ben Sheets pitches against the Mets. (August 12,
Photo Credit: David Pokress

Ben Sheets pitches against the Mets. (August 12, 2012)

Jonathn Niese looks away as Freedie Freeman rounds
Photo Credit: David Pokress

Jonathn Niese looks away as Freedie Freeman rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run in the second inning. (August 12, 2012)

Rob Johnson scores on Ruben Tejada's second-inning single
Photo Credit: David Pokress

Rob Johnson scores on Ruben Tejada's second-inning single as the ball gets past Braves catcher Brian McCann. (August 12, 2012)

Rob Johnson beats out an infield single in
Photo Credit: David Pokress

Rob Johnson beats out an infield single in the second inning. (August 12, 2012)

David Wright doubles in the first inning to
Photo Credit: David Pokress

David Wright doubles in the first inning to score Mike Baxter. (August 12, 2012)

David Wright hands a bat to the batboy
Photo Credit: David Pokress

David Wright hands a bat to the batboy after he scored on Ike Davis's first-inning single. (August 12, 2012)

Jon Niese pitches against the Braves. (August 12,
Photo Credit: David Pokress

Jon Niese pitches against the Braves. (August 12, 2012)

Martin Prado is out at second base as
Photo Credit: David Pokress

Martin Prado is out at second base as Daniel Murphy completes the double play on Chipper Jones in the first inning. (August 12, 2012)

Mike Baxter hustles home to score on David
Photo Credit: David Pokress

Mike Baxter hustles home to score on David Wright's first-inning double. (August 12, 2012)

David Wright smiles in the Mets dugout after
Photo Credit: David Pokress

David Wright smiles in the Mets dugout after scoring on Ike Davis's fifth-inning single. (August 12, 2012)

Terry Collins greets home plate umpire Larry Vanover
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Terry Collins greets home plate umpire Larry Vanover with a handshake before the game. (August 12, 2012)

Michael Bourn steals third base in the first
Photo Credit: David Pokress

Michael Bourn steals third base in the first inning as David Wright can't make the tag in time. (August 12, 2012)

David Wright sprints home to score on Ike
Photo Credit: David Pokress

David Wright sprints home to score on Ike Davis's fifth-inning single. (August 12, 2012)

Jordany Valdespin follows the flight of his
Photo Credit: David Pokress

Jordany Valdespin follows the flight of his sixth-inning solo home run. (August 12, 2012)

Ike Davis singles in the fifth inning to
Photo Credit: David Pokress

Ike Davis singles in the fifth inning to score David Wright. (August 12, 2012)

Jordany Valdespin is greeted by his Mets teammates
Photo Credit: David Pokress

Jordany Valdespin is greeted by his Mets teammates after hitting a solo home run in the sixth inning. (August 12, 2012)

Ben Sheets rubs up a new ball as
Photo Credit: David Pokress

Ben Sheets rubs up a new ball as Jordany Valdespin rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run in the sixth inning. (August 12, 2012)

Jordany Valdespin hits a solo home run in
Photo Credit: David Pokress

Jordany Valdespin hits a solo home run in the sixth inning. (August 12, 2012)

Jordany Valdespin celebrates his sixth-inning solo home run
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Jordany Valdespin celebrates his sixth-inning solo home run in the Mets dugout. (August 12, 2012)

David Wright strikes out in the fourth inning
Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

David Wright strikes out in the fourth inning during a game against the Atlanta Braves at Citi Field. (Aug. 11, 2012)

David Wright bats in the second inning during
Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

David Wright bats in the second inning during a game against the Atlanta Braves at Citi Field. (Aug. 11, 2012)

Daniel Murphy looks on after flying out in
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Daniel Murphy looks on after flying out in the sixth inning of a game against the Atlanta Braves at Citi Field. (Aug. 11, 2012)

Josh Thole throws out pitcher Kris Medlen of
Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

Josh Thole throws out pitcher Kris Medlen of the Atlanta Braves at Citi Field. (Aug. 11, 2012)

Johan Santana stands on the mound in the
Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

Johan Santana stands on the mound in the second inning of a game against the Atlanta Braves at Citi Field. (Aug. 11, 2012)

Johan Santana leaves a game against the Atlanta
Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

Johan Santana leaves a game against the Atlanta Braves in the second inning. (Aug. 11, 2012)

Johan Santana sits in the dugout after leaving
Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

Johan Santana sits in the dugout after leaving a game against the Atlanta Braves. (Aug. 11, 2012)

Jason Bay grounded out to the shortstop in
Photo Credit: David Pokress

Jason Bay grounded out to the shortstop in the third inning. (Aug. 10, 2012)

Terry Collins checks on pitcher Matt Harvey after
Photo Credit: David Pokress

Terry Collins checks on pitcher Matt Harvey after he was hit on the foot by a batted ball in the third inning. (Aug. 10, 2012)

Braves starting pitcher Paul Maholm pitches against the
Photo Credit: David Pokress

Braves starting pitcher Paul Maholm pitches against the Mets. (Aug. 10, 2012)

Mets pitcher Matt Harvey wipes his face after
Photo Credit: David Pokress

Mets pitcher Matt Harvey wipes his face after giving up a two-run home run to Jason Heyward in the first inning. (Aug. 10, 2012)

Matt Harvey pitches against the Braves at Citi
Photo Credit: David Pokress

Matt Harvey pitches against the Braves at Citi Field. (Aug. 10, 2012)

David Wright runs up the first base line
Photo Credit: David Pokress

David Wright runs up the first base line and drops his bat after grounding out to the pitcher in the seventh inning. (Aug. 10, 2012)

A Mets fan welcomes pitcher Matt Harvey to
Photo Credit: David Pokress

A Mets fan welcomes pitcher Matt Harvey to Citi Field for his first start at home. (Aug. 10, 2012)

Matt Harvey pitches against the Braves at Citi
Photo Credit: David Pokress

Matt Harvey pitches against the Braves at Citi Field. (Aug. 10, 2012)

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