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Nieve strains quad
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Braves 7, Mets 1
Fernando Nieve grimaces after straining his right quad on Sunday. (John Amis/AP)
Fernando Nieve pulled up lame with a right quad strain running the bases in the second inning, and Tim Redding came on to allow five runs over three-plus frames to send the Mets to the series loss. Jeff Francoeur contributed an RBI single.
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Series at a glance:
NYM
NY Mets (43-48)
Lost 1
Atlanta 7, NY Mets 1   ATL
Atlanta (46-46)
Won 1
July 19, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Mets
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 6 2
Atlanta
0 1 0 1 5 0 0 0 X   7 9 0
Standings thru 7/19/09  |  Recap: NYM | ATL  |  Gameday  |  Mets stats  |  Braves stats
NY Mets AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Pagan, CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .310
Castillo, L, 2B 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 .290
Murphy, Dn, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .238
Wright, D, 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .322
Francoeur, RF 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 .252
Reed, J, LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .260
Cora, SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .245
Schneider, C 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .225
Nieve, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .333
  Redding, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .077
  Dessens, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Misch, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Berroa, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .120
  Stokes, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Parnell, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 31 1 6 1 1 6 7  

a-Struck out for Misch in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Pagan (4, Vazquez).
TB: Francoeur; Cora; Castillo, L 2; Schneider; Pagan 2.
RBI: Francoeur (40).
2-out RBI: Francoeur.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wright, D; Nieve; Reed, J.
SAC: Castillo, L.
Team RISP: 1-for-5.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
CS: Castillo, L (4, 2nd base by Vazquez/McCann, B).

FIELDING
E: Francoeur (1, fielding), Cora (5, missed catch).
Outfield assists: Francoeur (Escobar, Y at home).
DP: 3 (Castillo, L-Cora-Murphy, Dn, Cora-Murphy, Dn, Murphy, Dn).

 
Atlanta AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
McLouth, CF 1 1 0 0 4 0 0 .256
Prado, 2B 5 1 1 1 0 0 6 .324
Jones, C, 3B 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 .289
McCann, B, C 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .303
Anderson, G, LF 4 1 2 0 0 0 3 .286
Escobar, Y, SS 4 1 3 4 0 0 1 .303
Kotchman, 1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 .282
Church, RF 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 .273
Vazquez, P 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 .083
  Gonzalez, M, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Norton, PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .114
  Soriano, R, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 28 7 9 7 8 0 14  

a-Walked for Gonzalez, M in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Anderson, G (16, Redding), Escobar, Y (20, Misch).
HR: Escobar, Y (9, 2nd inning off Redding, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Kotchman; Anderson, G 3; Vazquez; Escobar, Y 7; Prado; McCann, B.
RBI: Escobar, Y 4 (52), Prado (20), Jones, C (44), Kotchman (34).
2-out RBI: Escobar, Y 2; Kotchman.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jones, C; Prado.
SAC: Vazquez.
SF: Jones, C.
GIDP: Prado, Kotchman.
Team RISP: 5-for-10.
Team LOB: 7.

 
NY Mets IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Nieve 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.95
Redding (L, 1-4) 3.0 4 5 2 3 0 1 7.16
Dessens 0.1 1 1 1 0 0 0 3.65
Misch 1.2 3 1 1 2 0 0 3.86
Stokes 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.76
Parnell 1.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 4.25
 
Atlanta IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Vazquez (W, 7-7) 7.0 6 1 1 1 5 0 2.86
Gonzalez, M 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.35
Soriano, R 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.41

Redding pitched to 3 batters in the 5th.

Game Scores: Nieve 52, Vazquez 65.
Pitches-strikes: Nieve 16-8, Redding 58-30, Dessens 6-3, Misch 29-18, Stokes 14-8, Parnell 21-12, Vazquez 101-63, Gonzalez, M 10-7, Soriano, R 6-5.
Groundouts-flyouts: Nieve 1-2, Redding 5-3, Dessens 0-1, Misch 1-1, Stokes 2-1, Parnell 2-1, Vazquez 7-6, Gonzalez, M 0-1, Soriano, R 1-2.
Batters faced: Nieve 4, Redding 15, Dessens 2, Misch 8, Stokes 4, Parnell 5, Vazquez 27, Gonzalez, M 3, Soriano, R 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Dessens 3-2, Misch 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Marvin Hudson. 1B: Lance Barksdale. 2B: Randy Marsh. 3B: Dan Iassogna.
Weather: 78 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, L to R.
T: 2:47.
Att: 34,293.
Venue: Turner Field.
July 19, 2009
July 19, 2009

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