Found July 15, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
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ATLANTA -- Freddie Freeman hit a three-run home run to cap a six-run fifth inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 6-1 on Sunday, sweeping the three-game series from their division rivals. The Braves made a winner of Ben Sheets (1-0), who took the mound almost exactly two years from the date of his last major-league start, July 19, 2010. Sheets allowed two hits, both in the second inning, in six innings while striking out five and walking one. "It was pretty incredible," Sheets said of walking onto the field for the start after Tommy John surgery cost him all of 2011. "The last time I walked out there, I thought I was done." Matt Diaz, who started in left field because of his .514 batting average against Mets ace Johan Santana (6-6), doubled to lead off the fifth inning. Two batters later, Michael Bourn doubled to left and drove him in with the first run of the game. Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen strode to the mound immediately, which turne...
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