7:10 PM ET, August 19, 2009
Citi Field, New York, New York
NEW YORK -- There were a few well-placed grounders and a couple of liners as the hits piled up in a big eight-run inning. Only this time it was the Atlanta Braves at the plate.Brian McCann hit a three-run homer and the Braves took advantage of another gaffe by Luis Castillo to put together their second-biggest inning of the season in a 15-2 victory over the sluggish New York Mets on Wednesday.
• One night after allowing an eight-run inning, the Braves scored eight in the second inning.
• Bobby Parnell allowed the most earned runs (nine) by a Mets starting pitcher at home.
• The Braves had four players with three hits and three with three or more RBIs. The Braves set a season high with 15 runs.
• Adam LaRoche had three hits and he's hitting .389 in 16 games with the Braves.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
LaRoche's drive was the 100th homer in 61 games at Citi Field. The new Yankee Stadium reached 100 homers in 28 games, back on June 7. ... Manuel said he thinks LHP Oliver Perez (right knee tenderness) will be able to make his next scheduled start Sunday against Philadelphia. ... Cox got a tour of the new Yankee Stadium before the game against the Mets. ... Braves RHP Tim Hudson, recovering from elbow ligament replacement surgery, is scheduled to make his sixth rehab start Sunday against injured White Sox RHP Jake Peavy and Charlotte. "It'll be fun," Hudson said.
Regular Season Series
|Atlanta leads 13-5 (as of Wed 8/19)|
|Mon 5/4||NYM 6, @ATL 4||Recap|
|Tue 5/5||NYM 4, @ATL 3||Recap|
|Mon 5/11||ATL 8, @NYM 3||Recap|
|Tue 5/12||@NYM 4, ATL 3||Recap|
|Wed 5/13||ATL 8, @NYM 7||Recap|
|Thu 7/16||@ATL 5, NYM 3||Recap|
|Fri 7/17||@ATL 11, NYM 0||Recap|
|Sat 7/18||NYM 5, @ATL 1||Recap|
|Sun 7/19||@ATL 7, NYM 1||Recap|
|Tue 8/18||@NYM 9, ATL 4||Recap|
|» Wed 8/19||ATL 15, @NYM 2||Box Score|
|Thu 8/20||ATL 3, @NYM 2||Recap|
|Tue 9/15||@ATL 6, NYM 0||Recap|
|Wed 9/16||@ATL 6, NYM 5||Recap|
|Thu 9/17||@ATL 7, NYM 3||Recap|
|Mon 9/21||ATL 11, @NYM 3||Recap|
|Tue 9/22||ATL 3, @NYM 1||Recap|
|Wed 9/23||ATL 5, @NYM 2||Recap|
|Complete Schedule: Braves | Mets|
|2nd||M Diaz singled to center, B McCann and A LaRoche scored, Y Escobar to second.||2||0|
|2nd||O Infante reached on infield single to shortstop, Y Escobar scored, M Diaz to third.||3||0|
|2nd||G Anderson reached on infield single to shortstop, M Diaz scored, O Infante to second.||4||0|
|2nd||O Infante scored, G Anderson to third, C Jones to second on wild pitch by R Parnell.||5||0|
|2nd||B McCann homered to right, G Anderson and C Jones scored.||8||0|
|3rd||O Infante doubled to left, R Church scored, J Jurrjens to third.||9||0|
|3rd||L Castillo singled to center, W Valdez scored, A Pagan to second.||9||1|
|5th||R Church doubled to deep right center, Y Escobar scored, M Diaz to third.||10||1|
|5th||O Infante singled to center, M Diaz scored, R Church to third.||11||1|
|5th||A Pagan doubled to deep left center, W Valdez scored.||11||2|
|6th||A LaRoche homered to right.||12||2|
|6th||M Diaz homered to right, Y Escobar scored.||14||2|
|9th||R Gorecki singled to center, R Church scored, O Infante to second.||15||2|
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|Stadium||Citi Field, New York, NY|
|Attendance||38,602 (92.1% full) - % is based on regular season capacity|
|Weather||84 degrees, cloudy|
|Umpires||Home Plate - Tom Hallion, First Base - Paul Nauert, Second Base - Paul Schrieber, Third Base - Joe West|