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Mets gets a reprieve
Mets 4, Braves 3
Moises Alou loaded up on an 0-2 pitch off Rafael Soriano in the eighth inning. (Kathy Willens/AP)
Orlando Hernandez didn't allow a hit until the fifth inning, but he ran into trouble in the sixth. No matter, though, as Luis Castillo's two-run double pulled the Mets even in the seventh inning before Moises Alou's game-winning homer in the eighth.
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Series at a glance:
ATL
Atlanta (60-54)
Lost 1
NY Mets 4, Atlanta 3   NYM
NY Mets (64-49)
Won 1
August 8, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Atlanta
0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0   3 7 1
NY Mets
1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 X   4 11 0
Standings thru 8/8/07  |  Gameday  |  Braves Stats  |  Mets Stats
AtlantaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Harris, LF3110121.328
Johnson, 2B4110020.297
Jones, C, 3B4122000.340
Teixeira, 1B4021010.294
McCann, C3010001.267
  b-Woodward, PH0000100.214
Francoeur, RF4000014.307
Jones, A, CF4000004.215
Escobar, SS3000010.327
Smoltz, P1000110.111
  Mahay, P0000000.000
  Moylan, P0000000.000
  a-Thorman, PH1000000.219
  Soriano, P0000000.000
Totals313733810 

a-Flied out for Moylan in the 8th. b-Walked for McCann in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Jones, C (27, Hernandez).
TB: Harris; Johnson; Jones, C 3; Teixeira 2; McCann.
RBI: Jones, C 2 (60), Teixeira (58).
2-out RBI: Jones, C 2; Teixeira.
GIDP: Jones, A 2.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
CS: Harris (10, 2nd base by Heilman/Lo Duca).

FIELDING
E: Smoltz (2, pickoff).
DP: (Jones, C-Johnson-Teixeira).

 
NY MetsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Reyes, SS3120103.305
Castillo, 2B3022001.307
Wright, 3B3001024.299
Delgado, 1B4000002.251
Alou, LF4111001.299
Green, RF4140000.277
Lo Duca, C4010003.266
Milledge, CF4110023.303
Hernandez, P2000002.175
  a-Gotay, PH0000000.344
  b-Easley, PH0000100.269
  Heilman, P0000000.000
  Wagner, P0000000.000
Totals3141142419 

a-Batted for Hernandez in the 7th. b-Walked for Gotay in the 7th.

BATTING
HR: Alou (5, 8th inning off Soriano, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Reyes 2; Castillo 2; Alou 4; Green 4; Lo Duca; Milledge.
RBI: Wright (68), Castillo 2 (20), Alou (18).
2-out RBI: Castillo 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hernandez; Delgado; Wright; Milledge.
S: Castillo.
SF: Wright.
GIDP: Lo Duca.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Reyes (54, 2nd base off Smoltz/McCann).
CS: Reyes (15, 2nd base by Smoltz/McCann).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Reyes-Castillo-Delgado, Castillo-Reyes-Delgado).

 
AtlantaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Smoltz 6.18321403.03
Mahay (BS, 1)0.11001002.64
Moylan 0.10000001.90
Soriano (L, 2-3)1.02110013.83
 
NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hernandez 7.04332703.05
Heilman (W, 7-3)1.01000103.41
Wagner (S, 26)1.02001001.28

Pitches-strikes: Smoltz 101-69, Mahay 11-6, Moylan 3-2, Soriano 18-14, Hernandez 101-64, Heilman 20-12, Wagner 15-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Smoltz 7-7, Mahay 0-1, Moylan 1-0, Soriano 1-2, Hernandez 7-7, Heilman 0-1, Wagner 3-0.
Batters faced: Smoltz 26, Mahay 3, Moylan 1, Soriano 5, Hernandez 26, Heilman 3, Wagner 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Mahay 2-2, Moylan 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Larry Poncino. 1B: Jerry Meals. 2B: Bruce Dreckman. 3B: Gary Darling.
Weather: 93 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 17 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:48.
Att: 51,749.

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