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Mets starting pitcher Jonathon Niese pitches during the

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

Marlon Byrd tries to stay dry with a
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Marlon Byrd tries to stay dry with a towel while waiting out a rain delayed start before facing the Atlanta Braves. (June 17, 2013)

Grounds crewmen can't decide whether to cover the
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Grounds crewmen can't decide whether to cover the infield during a weather delay for the Mets and Atlanta Braves game. (June 17, 2013)

Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez, right, looks out
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Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez, right, looks out at the weather along with players during a delay to the start of their game against the Mets. (June 17, 2013)

Fans wait out a delayed start to the
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Fans wait out a delayed start to the Mets and Atlanta Braves game in Atlanta. (June 17, 2013)

Fans wait for the start of the Mets
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Fans wait for the start of the Mets and Atlanta Braves game during a rain delay. (June 17, 2013)

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