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Braves fall in home opener
Mets 11, Braves 1
Mark Redman allowed five runs on nine hits in 5 2/3 innings. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Jeff Francoeur went deep in the fourth inning, but Mark Redman struggled in his Braves debut, allowing five runs on nine hits in 5 2/3 innings as Atlanta dropped its home opener. Tyler Yates and Macay McBride yielded six runs -- three earned -- in the eighth inning.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 06, 2007
SEA
CLE
PPD
MIN
CWS
PPD
NYM
NY Mets (4-0)
Won 4
NY Mets 11, Atlanta 1   ATL
Atlanta (3-1)
Lost 1
April 6, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Mets
1 1 0 0 0 3 0 6 0   11 15 0
Atlanta
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   1 6 2
Standings thru 4/6/07  |  Gameday  |  Mets Stats  |  Braves Stats
NY MetsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Reyes, SS6234001.368
Lo Duca, C5031013.444
  Castro, C0000000.000
Beltran, CF3110301.333
Delgado, 1B6112026.158
Wright, 3B5121022.333
Alou, LF4120101.333
  Burgos, P0000000.000
  Smith, P0000000.000
Green, RF3211201.333
Valentin, 2B5111004.125
Perez, P4210004.250
  Milledge, LF1000000.000
Totals421115106523 

BATTING
2B: Beltran (1, Redman), Alou (1, Redman), Valentin (1, Redman), Wright 2 (2, Redman, McBride).
3B: Reyes 2 (2, Redman, Villarreal).
TB: Reyes 7; Lo Duca 3; Beltran 2; Delgado; Wright 4; Alou 3; Green; Valentin 2; Perez.
RBI: Lo Duca (4), Valentin (1), Green (2), Reyes 4 (7), Delgado 2 (4), Wright (1).
2-out RBI: Reyes 2; Delgado 2; Wright.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wright; Reyes; Delgado 2; Lo Duca; Valentin 2.
SF: Lo Duca.
Team LOB: 11.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Wright-Valentin-Delgado, Reyes-Valentin-Delgado).

 
AtlantaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Woodward, 2B-SS4010020.200
Renteria, SS3000012.389
  Orr, 2B1000000.333
Jones, C, 3B4020000.286
Jones, A, CF4000022.118
Francoeur, RF3111000.250
McCann, C3010010.467
  McBride, P0000000.000
Wilson, 1B3000011.000
Diaz, LF3010000.250
Redman, P2000011.000
  Villarreal, P0000000.000
  Yates, P0000000.000
  Pena, C1000000.000
Totals31161086 

BATTING
HR: Francoeur (1, 4th inning off Perez, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Woodward; Jones, C 2; Francoeur 4; McCann; Diaz.
RBI: Francoeur (2).
2-out RBI: Francoeur.
GIDP: Renteria; Jones, A.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
E: Yates (1, fielding), Jones, C (1, fielding).
PB: Pena (1).

 
NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Perez (W, 1-0)7.05110611.29
Burgos 1.00000100.00
Smith 1.01000100.00
 
AtlantaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Redman (L, 0-1)5.29551207.94
Villarreal 1.11000202.70
Yates 0.225220010.80
McBride 1.13103109.00

IBB: Beltran (by Yates).
Pitches-strikes: Perez 82-56, Burgos 9-8, Smith 12-9, Redman 112-68, Villarreal 17-12, Yates 28-14, McBride 41-20.
Ground outs-fly outs: Perez 9-6, Burgos 1-1, Smith 2-0, Redman 1-14, Villarreal 0-2, Yates 2-0, McBride 2-1.
Batters faced: Perez 24, Burgos 3, Smith 4, Redman 27, Villarreal 5, Yates 7, McBride 10.
Inherited runners-scored: Villarreal 2-2, McBride 3-3.
Umpires: HP: Hunter Wendelstedt. 1B: Randy Marsh. 2B: Bob Davidson. 3B: Sam Holbrook.
Weather: 51 degrees, clear.
Wind: 21 mph, L to R.
T: 2:59.
Att: 51,014.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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