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Mets Steal Win from Braves (with Assist from Greg Gibson)

Published by on May 12, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

It's unfortunate when a game that was as well-pitched and well-played from both sides for eight and one-half innings gets ruined by a blown call. This was especially true for the Atlanta Braves Tuesday night, as they lost to the Mets at Citi Field 4-3 in 10 innings.

Both starters pitched brilliantly. Jair Jurrjens lost his shutout in the eighth inning on a Jose Reyes two-run double that scored Jeremy Reed and Ryan Church to close the gap to 3-2.

The Braves put across single runs in the fourth on a Casey Kotchman RBI single and in the sixth on a sacrifice fly by Garret Anderson off Mets' starter Mike Pelfrey. They added one more in the eighth, when Brian McCann hit an RBI ground rule double off reliever J. J. Putz.
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