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Rocky defense dooms Mets
Braves 5, Mets 3
Tom Glavine allowed five runs in 5 1/3 innings, but only two were earned. (John Bazemore/AP)
Tom Glavine was again solid, but his defense didn't help his cause, committing two errors that led to three unearned runs as the Braves ended the Mets' season-opening winning streak at four. Paul Lo Duca hit a solo home run in the first inning.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 07, 2007
SEA
CLE
PPD
SEA
CLE
PPD
NYM
NY Mets (4-1)
Lost 1
Atlanta 5, NY Mets 3   ATL
Atlanta (4-1)
Won 1
April 7, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Mets
1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0   3 10 2
Atlanta
1 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 X   5 6 1
Standings thru 4/7/07  |  Gameday  |  Mets Stats  |  Braves Stats
NY MetsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Reyes, SS3100211.318
Lo Duca, C4111113.409
Beltran, CF5011012.300
Delgado, 1B4120101.217
Wright, 3B5010033.300
Alou, LF4010104.316
Green, RF5031002.400
Valentin, 2B3010103.158
Glavine, P1000003.333
  Feliciano, P0000000.000
  Smith, P0000000.000
  a-Newhan, PH1000000.500
  Schoeneweis, P0000000.000
Totals3531036622 

a-Grounded out for Smith in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Green (1, Smoltz).
HR: Lo Duca (1, 1st inning off Smoltz, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Lo Duca 4; Beltran; Delgado 2; Wright; Alou; Green 4; Valentin.
RBI: Lo Duca (5), Beltran (7), Green (3).
2-out RBI: Green.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Beltran; Glavine 2; Alou; Lo Duca; Valentin; Green 2.
S: Glavine 2.
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING
SB: Reyes (2, 2nd base off Smoltz/McCann), Wright (1, 2nd base off Wickman/McCann).

FIELDING
E: Delgado (1, missed catch), Green (1, fielding).
DP: (Reyes-Valentin-Delgado).
Pickoffs: Schoeneweis (Langerhans at 1st base).

 
AtlantaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Johnson, 2B3110100.118
Renteria, SS3011101.381
Jones, C, 3B4000005.222
Jones, A, CF2110200.158
Francoeur, RF4111003.250
McCann, C4000004.368
Wilson, 1B2110110.100
Diaz, LF2112001.300
  Langerhans, LF1000001.111
Smoltz, P2000011.000
  a-Woodward, PH0001000.200
  Gonzalez, P0000000.000
  Soriano, P0000000.000
  b-Thorman, PH1000000.182
  Wickman, P0000000.000
Totals285655216 

a-Hit a sacrifice fly for Smoltz in the 6th. b-Grounded out for Soriano in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Jones, A (2, Glavine).
HR: Diaz (1, 2nd inning off Glavine, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Johnson; Renteria; Jones, A 2; Francoeur; Wilson; Diaz 4.
RBI: Francoeur (3), Diaz 2 (2), Woodward (1), Renteria (4).
2-out RBI: Renteria.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: McCann 2; Renteria; Jones, C 2.
SF: Diaz; Woodward.
GIDP: Francoeur.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Johnson (1, 2nd base off Glavine/Lo Duca).
CS: Langerhans (1, 2nd base by Schoeneweis/Lo Duca).
PO: Langerhans (1st base by Schoeneweis).

FIELDING
E: Jones, C (2, fielding).
DP: (McCann-Wilson).

 
NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Glavine (L, 1-1)5.14523212.38
Feliciano 0.10001000.00
Smith 1.11001000.00
Schoeneweis 1.01000000.00
 
AtlantaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Smoltz (W, 1-0)6.07224413.75
Gonzalez (H, 1)1.02111006.00
Soriano (H, 1)1.00000100.00
Wickman (S, 2)1.01001100.00

WP: Wickman.
IBB: Valentin (by Smoltz).
HBP: Wilson (by Glavine).
Pitches-strikes: Glavine 113-56, Feliciano 11-5, Smith 20-9, Schoeneweis 13-9, Smoltz 118-63, Gonzalez 24-14, Soriano 14-11, Wickman 22-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: Glavine 6-8, Feliciano 0-1, Smith 3-1, Schoeneweis 2-0, Smoltz 8-6, Gonzalez 0-3, Soriano 2-0, Wickman 0-2.
Batters faced: Glavine 26, Feliciano 2, Smith 5, Schoeneweis 3, Smoltz 29, Gonzalez 6, Soriano 3, Wickman 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Feliciano 3-1, Smith 3-1.
Umpires: HP: Randy Marsh. 1B: Bob Davidson. 2B: Sam Holbrook. 3B: Hunter Wendelstedt.
Weather: 45 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 21 mph, L to R.
T: 3:13.
Att: 43,156.

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