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Mets starting pitcher Jonathon Niese pitches during the first inning against the Atlanta Braves. (June 20, 2013)

Mets vs. Braves

The Mets lost to the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night, 5-3, in the fourth game of a five-game set.

Mets hitter David Wright crosses the plate after
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Mets hitter David Wright crosses the plate after hitting a solo home run during the first inning against the Atlanta Braves. (June 20, 2013)

Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Mike Minor pitches during
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Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Mike Minor pitches during the first inning against the Mets. (June 20, 2013)

Mets starting pitcher Jonathon Niese pitches during the
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Mets starting pitcher Jonathon Niese pitches during the first inning against the Atlanta Braves. (June 20, 2013)

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Dan Uggla of the Atlanta Braves turns a
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Dan Uggla of the Atlanta Braves turns a double play against Eric Young of the Mets. (June 19, 2013)

Atlanta Braves Jordan Schafer scores on a wild
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Atlanta Braves Jordan Schafer scores on a wild pitch as New York Mets starting pitcher Shaun Marcum covers in the fifth inning. (June 19, 2013)

Chris Johnson of the Atlanta Braves hits a
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Chris Johnson of the Atlanta Braves hits a fourth inning home run against the New York Mets. (June 19, 2013)

Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons, right, avoids New
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Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons, right, avoids New York Mets' Kirk Nieuwenhuis while turning a double play on an Omar Quintanilla ground ball in the fifth inning. (June 19. 2013)

B.J. Upton follows through with an RBI-double in
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B.J. Upton follows through with an RBI-double in the fifth inning. (June 19, 2013)

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Chris Johnson, right, celebrates with manager Fredi Gonzalaz
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Chris Johnson, right, celebrates with manager Fredi Gonzalaz after hitting a three-run home in the fourth inning against the Mets. (June 19, 2013)

Starting pitcher Shaun Marcum paces on the mound
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Starting pitcher Shaun Marcum paces on the mound after giving up a three-run home run to Chris Johnson in the fourth inning. (June 19, 2013)

Atlanta Braves' Chris Johnson, center, celebrates with teammates
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Atlanta Braves' Chris Johnson, center, celebrates with teammates in the dugout after hitting a three-run home in the fourth inning against the New York Mets. (June 19, 2013)

Kris Medlen of the Atlanta Braves pitches against
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Kris Medlen of the Atlanta Braves pitches against the New York Mets. (June 19, 2013)

New York Mets starting pitcher Shaun Marcum works
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New York Mets starting pitcher Shaun Marcum works in the first inning against the Atlanta Braves. (June 19, 2013)

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Atlanta Braves starter Kris Medlen works in the
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Atlanta Braves starter Kris Medlen works in the first inning against the New York Mets. (June 19, 2013)

Zack Wheeler relaxes on the bench during the
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Zack Wheeler relaxes on the bench during the second game of a doubleheader against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field. (June 18, 2013)

Daniel Murphy is unable to catch a line
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Daniel Murphy is unable to catch a line drive during the second game of a doubleheader against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field. (June 18, 2013)

Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman slams his
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Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman slams his bat down as he flies out in the second game of a doubleheader against the Mets. (June 18, 2013)

David Wright hits a double in the sixth
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David Wright hits a double in the sixth inning in the second game of a doubleheader against the Atlanta Braves. (June 18, 2013)

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Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons steals second as
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Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons steals second as the ball gets past Daniel Murphy in the third inning of the second game of a doubleheader. (June 18, 2013)

David Wright bobbles the ball in the third
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David Wright bobbles the ball in the third inning of the second game of a doubleheader against the Atlanta Braves. (June 18, 2013)

David Wright bobbles the ball as Atlanta Braves
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David Wright bobbles the ball as Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons slides into third base in the third inning of the second game of a doubleheader. (June 18, 2013)

Zack Wheeler throws a first inning pitch during
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Zack Wheeler throws a first inning pitch during game two of a doubleheader against the Atlanta Braves. (June 18, 2013)

Zack Wheeler delivers a pitch in the first
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Zack Wheeler delivers a pitch in the first inning of the second game of a doubleheader against the Atlanta Braves. (June 18, 2013)

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Zack Wheeler warms up in the bullpen before
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Zack Wheeler warms up in the bullpen before game two of a doubleheader against the Atlanta Braves. (June 18, 2013)

Zack Wheeler warms up in the bullpen before
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Zack Wheeler warms up in the bullpen before game two of a doubleheader against the Atlanta Braves. (June 18, 2013)

Zack Wheeler warms up in the bullpen before
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Zack Wheeler warms up in the bullpen before game two of a doubleheader against the Atlanta Braves. (June 18, 2013)

Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey watches from the
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Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey watches from the dugout during the eight inning of the first game of a doubleheader against the Atlanta Braves. (June 18, 2013)

Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey is pulled from
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Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey is pulled from the game during the eighth inning of the first game of a doubleheader against the Atlanta Braves. (June 18, 2013)

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Jason Heyward, right, of the Atlanta Braves is
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Jason Heyward, right, of the Atlanta Braves is tagged out on a steal attempt by Omar Quintanilla of the Mets. (June 18, 2013)

Mets batter Omar Quintanilla hits a sacrifice fly
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Mets batter Omar Quintanilla hits a sacrifice fly to score a run during the eight inning of the first game of a doubleheader against the Atlanta Braves. (June 18, 2013, in Atlanta)

Matt Harvey pitches against the Braves in game
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Matt Harvey pitches against the Braves in game 1 of a day-night doubleheader. (June 18, 2013)

Daniel Murphy scores past the tag of Braves
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Daniel Murphy scores past the tag of Braves catcher Gerald Laird in game 1 of a day-night doubleheader. (June 18, 2013)

Daniel Murphy scores past the tag of Braves
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Daniel Murphy scores past the tag of Braves catcher Gerald Laird in game 1 of a day-night doubleheader. (June 18, 2013)

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Matt Harvey pitches against the Atlanta Braves in
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Matt Harvey pitches against the Atlanta Braves in game 1 of a day-night doubleheader. (June 18, 2013)

Alex Wood pitches against the Mets in game
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Alex Wood pitches against the Mets in game 1 of a day-night doubleheader. (June 18, 2013)

Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey throws during the
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Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey throws during the fourth inning of the first baseball game of a doubleheader against the Atlanta Braves. (June 18, 2013)

Atlanta Braves pitching coach Roger McDowell meets with
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Atlanta Braves pitching coach Roger McDowell meets with pitcher Alex Wood, shortstop Andrelton Simmons, and catcher Gerald Laird during the third inning first baseball game of a doubleheader against the Mets. (June 18, 2013)

Marlon Byrd hits an RBI single during the
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Marlon Byrd hits an RBI single during the third inning in the first game of a doubleheader against the Atlanta Braves. (June 18, 2013)

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Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey pitches in the
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Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey pitches in the first inning of the first game of a doubleheader against the Atlanta Braves. (June 18, 2013)

Alex Wood pitches in the first inning of
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Alex Wood pitches in the first inning of the first game of a doubleheader against the Mets. (June 18, 2013)

Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman approaches home
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Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman approaches home plate as teammates wait to greet him after his two-run walk-off home run against the Mets. (June 17, 2013)

Lucas Duda forces out Atlanta Braves pitcher Tim
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Lucas Duda forces out Atlanta Braves pitcher Tim Hudson on a throw from shortstop Omar Quintanilla during the third inning of a game in Atlanta. (June 17, 2013)

Dillon Gee delivers a pitch during a game
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Dillon Gee delivers a pitch during a game against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field. (June 17, 2013)

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Dillon Gee delivers a pitch during the first
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Dillon Gee delivers a pitch during the first inning of a game against the Atlanta Braves. (June 17, 2013)

Atlanta Braves pitcher Tim Hudson delivers a pitch
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Atlanta Braves pitcher Tim Hudson delivers a pitch during the first inning of a game against the Mets. (June 17, 2013)

Mets players and staff wait in the dugout
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Mets players and staff wait in the dugout during a rain delay before facing the Atlanta Braves. (June 17, 2013)

Members of the Atlanta Braves grounds crew wait
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Members of the Atlanta Braves grounds crew wait for instructions before a game against the Mets at Turner Field. (June 17, 2013)

Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez and Terry Collins
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Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez and Terry Collins meet with umpires to discuss field conditions before the game at Turner Field. (June 17, 2013)

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Members of the Atlanta Braves grounds crew rush
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Members of the Atlanta Braves grounds crew rush to cover the field before a game against the Mets at Turner Field. (June 17, 2013)

David Wright signs autographs for fans during a
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David Wright signs autographs for fans during a rain delay before facing the Atlanta Braves. (June 17, 2013)

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