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Mets' relief corps struggles
Braves 9, Mets 6
Jose Reyes celebrates his three-run triple off the Braves' John Smoltz. (Kathy Willens/AP)
 Reyes' bases-clearing triple
 Green's home run
It appeared Jose Reyes' go-ahead three-run triple in the sixth would give the Mets a series victory, but the 'pen couldn't hold the lead for lefty Tom Glavine, who gave up three runs over six innings. Two relievers gave up a pair of three-run homers, and the Mets were unable to recover in the finale.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 22, 2007
ATL
Atlanta (12-6)
Won 1
Atlanta 9, NY Mets 6   NYM
NY Mets (11-6)
Lost 1
April 22, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Atlanta
1 0 0 0 0 2 3 3 0   9 11 1
NY Mets
0 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0   6 11 2
Standings thru 4/22/07  |  Gameday  |  Braves Stats  |  Mets Stats
AtlantaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Johnson, 2B4334100.297
Renteria, SS5123010.306
Jones, C, 3B5010012.294
Jones, A, CF3120100.222
McCann, C4110013.339
Francoeur, RF4012101.239
Diaz, LF4100012.244
  Soriano, P0000000.000
  c-Woodward, PH1000013.278
  Wickman, P0000000.000
Wilson, 1B4100003.147
Smoltz, P2000010.000
  Colyer, P0000000.000
  a-Thorman, PH1110000.212
  Yates, P0000000.000
  b-Langerhans, PH-LF1000012.062
Totals3891193716 

a-Doubled for Colyer in the 7th. b-Struck out for Yates in the 8th. c-Struck out for Soriano in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Jones, A (6, Glavine), McCann (8, Glavine), Thorman (3, Burgos), Jones, C (4, Schoeneweis).
HR: Johnson 2 (4, 1st inning off Glavine, 0 on, 0 out; 8th inning off Heilman, 2 on, 2 out), Renteria (3, 7th inning off Schoeneweis, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Johnson 9; Renteria 5; Jones, C 2; Jones, A 3; McCann 2; Francoeur; Thorman 2.
RBI: Johnson 4 (11), Francoeur 2 (18), Renteria 3 (12).
2-out RBI: Francoeur 2; Renteria 3; Johnson 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jones, C; Diaz; McCann; Wilson 2.
S: McCann.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
CS: Francoeur (1, 2nd base by Glavine/Lo Duca).
PO: Francoeur (1st base by Glavine).

FIELDING
E: Jones, C (4, fielding).

 
NY MetsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Reyes, SS5123004.370
Lo Duca, C5021004.245
Beltran, CF5000023.357
Delgado, 1B4110100.211
Wright, 3B4000122.273
Alou, LF5120011.367
Green, RF4231102.338
Valentin, 2B4111001.273
Glavine, P2000002.250
  a-Franco, PH1000003.500
  Burgos, P0000000.000
  Schoeneweis, P0000000.000
  Heilman, P0000000.000
  b-Newhan, PH0000100.286
  Feliciano, P0000000.000
  Sele, P0000000.000
Totals3961164522 

a-Flied out for Glavine in the 6th. b-Walked for Heilman in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Lo Duca (1, Smoltz).
3B: Reyes (5, Smoltz).
HR: Green (3, 5th inning off Smoltz, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Reyes 4; Lo Duca 3; Delgado; Alou 2; Green 6; Valentin.
RBI: Green (10), Valentin (8), Reyes 3 (16), Lo Duca (6).
2-out RBI: Reyes 3; Lo Duca.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lo Duca 3; Beltran 2; Green.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Reyes (10, 2nd base off Smoltz/McCann).

FIELDING
E: Valentin (1, fielding), Wright (3, fielding).
Pickoffs: Glavine (Francoeur at 1st base).

 
AtlantaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Smoltz 5.29662314.26
Colyer 0.10000000.00
Yates (W, 1-0)1.00000105.40
Soriano (H, 3)1.01001006.48
Wickman (S, 6)1.01001100.00
 
NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Glavine 6.07330513.07
Burgos (H, 1)0.21110004.32
Schoeneweis (BS, 1)0.12222012.70
Heilman (L, 1-2)1.01300113.18
Feliciano 0.10001000.00
Sele 0.20000102.57

IBB: Jones, A (by Schoeneweis), Francoeur (by Feliciano).
HBP: Wilson (by Heilman), Jones, A (by Feliciano).
Pitches-strikes: Smoltz 98-71, Colyer 6-4, Yates 8-6, Soriano 21-14, Wickman 23-13, Glavine 95-59, Burgos 7-5, Schoeneweis 29-14, Heilman 19-13, Feliciano 14-6, Sele 4-4.
Ground outs-fly outs: Smoltz 8-6, Colyer 0-1, Yates 1-1, Soriano 0-3, Wickman 2-0, Glavine 6-6, Burgos 1-1, Schoeneweis 0-1, Heilman 2-0, Feliciano 1-0, Sele 0-1.
Batters faced: Smoltz 29, Colyer 1, Yates 3, Soriano 5, Wickman 5, Glavine 24, Burgos 3, Schoeneweis 5, Heilman 6, Feliciano 4, Sele 2.
Inherited runners-scored: Colyer 1-0, Schoeneweis 1-1, Sele 3-0.
EjectionsAtlanta Braves Manager Bobby Cox ejected by HP umpire Paul Emmel. (6th).
Umpires: HP: Paul Emmel. 1B: Rick Reed. 2B: Dale Scott. 3B: Dan Iassogna.
Weather: 70 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 8 mph, L to R.
T: 3:21.
Att: 55,671.

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