Martin Prado’s homer in the top of the 12th inning off Ken Takahashi Wednesday afternoon erased three Mets’ comebacks and lifted the Atlanta Braves to an 8-7 win over New York.
The loss put a damper on a big day by Fernando Tatis, who went 3-for-5 tagged Braves’ starter Buddy Carlyle for a grand slam in the second inning.
Mets starter Jonathon Niese lasted 4 2/3 innings, giving up five runs on seven hits and two walks. He relinquished the no-hitter in the first inning when Chipper Jones hit an RBI double to center, advancing our NoNoHitters.com count to 7,515 games without a New York Mets no-no.
The Mets head west to begin a four-game series with the San Francisco Giants late Thursday night.