Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 10/20/14
This game had a definite carnival atmosphere feel to it as the Atlanta Braves beat the Mets by the score of 9-4 to split the rain-shortened two-game series at Turner Field. What a comedy of errors for the Mets even though the box score would suggest a clean game. I hate sad stories and bad endings so this will be short and sweet bitter. What was up with Duda on that fly ball? Dude, check out the brunette in Row 3. Jon Niese struggled from the word go and while it looks like he took a real pounding, it was more like a spanking as the Atlanta Official Scorer was handing out free base-hits today instead of some well deserved errors. In the end, Niese lasted just 4.0 innings and was charged with seven earned runs on seven hits and an appalling six walks! Get that kid outta there… The Mets southpaw was betrayed by some of the most horrendous defense I’ve ever seen. The most egregious miscue came in the third inning when Lucas Duda misjudged a routine fly ball off the bat of Freddie Freem...
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