McCann drives in 3 runs, Braves top Mets

By: AP
By: AP

ATLANTA (AP) - Brian McCann drove in three runs with a homer and
two doubles and the Atlanta Braves overcame an injury to starter Kris Medlen to beat the New York Mets 8-3 Wednesday night.

The right-handed Medlen left the game in the fifth inning after
hurting the ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching elbow. He
will have an MRI exam on Thursday.

Chipper Jones and McCann hit back-to-back homers off Mike
Pelfrey (10-6) in the third inning. McCann's line-drive shot into
the right-field seats gave the Braves a 3-2 lead.

Melky Cabrera added a homer off Raul Valdes in the Atlanta
eighth.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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