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June 20, 2013

Wright homers twice in Mets’ 4-3 win over Braves

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ATLANTA —

NOTES: Braves 3B Chris Johnson committed three errors, including two on the same play in the ninth. ... Niese’s road ERA rose to 6.66 in five starts this year. ... On a bobble-head night for B.J. Upton, the promotion’s namesake went 0 for 5 with two strikeouts. Upton, who signed a five-year $75.25 million contract that’s the biggest in franchise history, is batting.169 in his first season with Atlanta ... Niese missed a turn in the rotation with tendinitis in his left shoulder late last month, but avoided the disabled list. He received 12 days of rest before making his next start June 9, a no-decision against Miami in which he allowed two earned runs in 6 2-3 innings.

 

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