7,629: McCann’s homer lifts Braves over Mets 7-3

Another day, another loss

The rain could only delay the inevitable for so long – the Mets’ fifth straight loss.

Brian McCann’s three-run fifth-inning homer helped lead the Atlanta Braves to a 7-3 win over New York at Turner Field in a game delayed by weather for more than two hours.

Mets’ starter Nelson Figueroa lost his no-no in the first inning on a Garret Anderson single, advancing our count to 7,629 New York Mets games without a no-no. The books closed on Figueroa after the fifth with six runs and nine hits and a walk.

First-baseman Daniel Murphy rebounded from last night’s ninth-inning error with a 3-for-4 night that included an eighth-inning home run.

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