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Beltran's 2-run homers lift Mets over Braves 6-4

By: AP
By: AP

ATLANTA (AP) - Carlos Beltran hit a pair of two-run homers,
David Wright added a two-run shot of his own and the New York Mets
beat the Atlanta Braves 6-4 Monday night to match their 2008 total
for wins at Turner Field.

The Mets, who went 1-8 in Atlanta last season, improved to 30-63
at Turner Field since the start of the 1998 season.

Beltran, hitting .400, was 2 for 3 with a walk. The two homers
gave him four this season.

John Maine (2-2) earned his second consecutive win despite
setting a career high with six walks. Francisco Rodriguez pitched a
perfect ninth for his sixth save.

Javier Vazquez (2-3) gave up a season-high six runs in 6 2-3
innings.


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