Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 9/8/12
  The Mets (65-74) lost to the Braves (80-60) by the score of 11-3 on Saturday evening at Citi Field. Apparently, Kris Medlen is not beatable. (How the hell do you win 19 straight games under one pitcher?). He did, however, lose his no-ER run streak against the Mets. I guess that is a moral victory. But yeah, we lost. Rain delay and all, it was not a fun day for baseball. Jeremy Hefner got the start and got shellacked for eight hits and two walks, which led to five earned runs in a mere 2.2 IP. From then on, we saw Justin Hampson and Ramon Ramirez be the only guys to enjoy relative success with a combined 1.1 shutout innings. Carson allowed two earned runs in two innings and Familia allowed two runs in one inning. Acosta and Elvin Ramirez each allowed an earned run in one inning of work. Elvin did pick up three strikeouts, though. 17 hits overall for the Braves. I am glad we were able to break that scoreless streak for Medlen and Atlanta overall, but it barely made a dent in the sc...
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