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Mets 6, Braves 3
Carlos Delgado goofs off after his third-inning homer.  (Kathy Willens/AP)
The Mets got the best of a familiar foe in John Smoltz, hanging four runs on the veteran starter who has seen his share of success vs. New York. Raul Casanova and Carlos Delgado took Smoltz deep, and Delgado added another shot in the seventh.
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Series at a glance:
ATL
Atlanta (12-13)
Lost 2
NY Mets 6, Atlanta 3   NYM
NY Mets (13-11)
Won 2
April 27, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Atlanta
0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0   3 9 0
NY Mets
1 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 X   6 12 0
Standings thru 4/27/08  |  Recap: NYM  |  Gameday  |  Braves stats  |  Mets stats
AtlantaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Johnson, 2B4000102.244
Blanco, LF4000112.364
Francoeur, RF4120012.294
Teixeira, 1B4121011.265
McCann, C4010002.292
Kotsay, CF4121011.268
Prado, 3B4010003.270
Lillibridge, SS4001001.000
Smoltz, P1000000.000
  a-Gotay, PH0000100.188
  Carlyle, P0000000.000
  b-Pena, PH1000001.222
  Ohman, P0000000.000
  Resop, P0000000.000
  c-Diaz, PH1010000.294
Totals353933415 

a-Walked for Smoltz in the 5th. b-Flied out for Carlyle in the 6th. c-Singled for Resop in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Teixeira 2 (7, Figueroa, Figueroa), Francoeur (10, Schoeneweis).
TB: Francoeur 3; Teixeira 4; McCann; Kotsay 2; Prado; Diaz.
RBI: Teixeira (17), Kotsay (6), Lillibridge (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Francoeur; Prado; Blanco; Teixeira.
GIDP: Prado.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
DP: (Lillibridge-Teixeira).
Pickoffs: Ohman (Wright at 1st base).

 
NY MetsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Reyes, SS4110120.237
Castillo, 2B5130001.284
Wright, 3B4011025.292
Beltran, CF4010011.224
Church, RF4000011.322
Delgado, 1B2322200.205
Casanova, C4132002.333
Chavez, LF3000102.160
Figueroa, P3010023.125
  Smith, P0000000.000
  Schoeneweis, P0000000.000
  Feliciano, P0000000.000
  a-Anderson, PH1000010.143
  Wagner, P0000000.000
Totals3461254915 

a-Struck out for Feliciano in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Reyes (5, Smoltz), Beltran (10, Carlyle), Castillo (2, Ohman).
HR: Casanova (1, 2nd inning off Smoltz, 1 on, 1 out), Delgado 2 (3, 3rd inning off Smoltz, 0 on, 2 out; 7th inning off Ohman, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Reyes 2; Castillo 4; Wright; Beltran 2; Delgado 8; Casanova 6; Figueroa.
RBI: Casanova 2 (3), Delgado 2 (12), Wright (21).
2-out RBI: Delgado.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wright 2; Figueroa 2.
GIDP: Chavez.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
CS: Wright (3, 2nd base by Ohman/McCann).
PO: Wright (1st base by Ohman).

FIELDING
DP: (Reyes-Castillo-Delgado).

 
AtlantaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Smoltz (L, 3-2)4.07442522.00
Carlyle 1.01002103.00
Ohman 2.04220112.45
Resop 1.00000208.68
 
NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Figueroa (W, 2-1)5.17333304.26
Smith (H, 5)0.20000003.09
Schoeneweis (H, 3)1.01000002.25
Feliciano (H, 4)1.00000001.13
Wagner (S, 6)1.01000100.00

WP: Smoltz, Ohman.
IBB: Delgado (by Carlyle).
Pitches-strikes: Smoltz 83-51, Carlyle 27-14, Ohman 30-20, Resop 10-7, Figueroa 98-58, Smith 6-4, Schoeneweis 15-7, Feliciano 12-10, Wagner 15-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Smoltz 3-4, Carlyle 1-1, Ohman 2-2, Resop 1-0, Figueroa 6-7, Smith 1-1, Schoeneweis 1-2, Feliciano 2-1, Wagner 0-2.
Batters faced: Smoltz 21, Carlyle 6, Ohman 8, Resop 3, Figueroa 25, Smith 2, Schoeneweis 4, Feliciano 3, Wagner 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Smith 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Mike Everitt. 1B: Mike DiMuro. 2B: Tim McClelland. 3B: Larry Vanover.
Weather: 54 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:46.
Att: 53,487.

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