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National League Game Summary - Atlanta at New York, Game One



(Saturday, May 25th)

Final Score: Atlanta 7, New York 5 (10 innings)

Flushing, NY (Sports Network) - Dan Uggla's base hit in the 10th inning sent home the go-ahead run, and the Atlanta Braves took a 7-5 decision over the New York Mets in the completion of Friday's rain suspended contest.

The Mets scored two runs in the bottom of the eighth to tie the score at 5-5, but the contest was suspended following a 75-minute rain delay.

When play resumed on Saturday, New York's Bobby Parnell worked out of trouble in the ninth by inducing an inning ending double play, but Brandon Lyon (1-2) wasn't as fortunate in the following frame.

He walked Freddie Freeman to start the 10th and Brian McCann ripped a double down the right field line to put runners on second and third. Uggla then pushed the go-ahead run across with a single into left to make it 6-5.

The Braves tacked on an insurance run on B.J. Upton's sacrifice squeeze bunt. Jordan Schafer, pinch-running for McCann, hustled down the third base line and beat Lyon's flip to the plate for a two-run advantage.

Craig Kimbrel locked down his 15th save of the season to secure a seventh straight win for Atlanta. He allowed the first two runners to reach, but got Ruben Tejada to pop out on a bunt attempt.

Justin Turner then grounded into a game-ending double-play to ensure the Mets' fifth loss in six games.

Uggla stroked a solo homer earlier in the contest and Freeman gave Atlanta a 2-0 lead in the first inning with a two-run homer. Freeman scored three times -- including the go-ahead run.

After Uggla's homer brought the Braves even in the seventh, Evan Gattis broke the 3-3 tie an inning later. Pinch-hitting, he stroked a two-run single with the bases loaded to give the Braves a brief advantage, but the Mets quickly countered.

With two outs and runners on first and second, Daniel Murphy laced his third hit of the game, a single into center to score John Buck.

Upton committed a fielding error on the play, which allowed Tejada to advance to third. The blunder proved costly, as the Mets brought the tying run home on a wild pitch from Anthony Varvaro (2-0). Tejada raced to the plate and just beat the throw to make it 5-5.

Varvaro started the ninth for the Braves a day later and set the Mets down in order to pick up the win.

Lucas Duda drove in the Mets' first run when his shallow fly ball dropped into left field for a base hit in the first inning. Buck drilled his 11th homer of the season to tie the score at 2-2 in the fourth.

Jeremy Hefner tossed six innings and retired 16 of the last 18 batters he faced. He left with the lead after Marlon Byrd provided an RBI single in the fifth, but reliever LaTroy Hawkins immediately gave up the advantage when Uggla homered to start the seventh.

Kris Medlen made the start for Atlanta and also went six innings. He struck out nine and surrendered three runs on seven hits.

Game Notes

The Mets have lost all nine games in which Hefner has started ... It was New York's first suspended game since an Aug. 6 contest against the Chicago Cubs in 1986. The Mets won 7-6 when play resumed the next day ... New York's Ike Davis struck out four times and finished 1-for-5 ... McCann had three hits for Atlanta, which went 2-for-8 with RISP.

05/25 19:29:14 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CAR 4
TOR 1
Final
DUKE 66
UCONN 56
 
Final
CHI 103
NYK 97
 
Final
HOU 90
NOP 99
 
2nd
SAC 49
MIL 54
 
1st
GSW 18
OKC 30
 
Final
RICE 72
STTHOMASTX 61
 
Final
UVA 70
CLST 54
Final
LIU 69
FIU 58
 
Final
STET 67
GSOUT 76
 
Final
QUIN 80
LEH 65
 
Final
SFLA 69
SHU 89
Final
RICH 65
SALA 54
Final
CAN 60
USB 59
 
Final
DEL 62
TEMPL 82
Final
WCU 56
WRST 69
 
Final
VERM 56
YALE 57
 
Final
SDKST 75
IDST 72
 
Final
RIDE 62
MRGST 48
 
Final
LATU 79
NICST 54
 
Final
CHAR 75
APP 65
Final
MISS 71
CCAR 68
 
Final
DUKE 66
UCONN 56
 
Final
BRAD 80
EUREK 38
 
Final
PEAY 76
OAKC 52
 
Final
JST 66
SMISS 46
 
Final
SD 55
MNTST 53
 
Final
UAB 70
LSU 79
 
3rd
EVAN 69
OHIO 69
 
Half
CSFU 30
CSDH 17
 
Half
ORST 48
DEP 28
 
Half
PAC 35
NEV 17
 
2nd
USF 49
PORST 22
 
Half
IDAHO 49
WALLA 18
 
1st
UTST 20
CALST 18
 
Final
PIT 1
COL 0
Final
PHI 1
FLA 2
Final
CAR 4
TOR 1
Final
CLB 4
WAS 5
Final
MON 1
ANA 2
 
1st
SJS 0
EDM 1
 
1st
LOS 0
STL 0
 
4th
JAC 21
TEN 13