Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 6/20/13
Wright rounds the bases after hitting his second home run of the game tonight… On the strength of three home runs, two of them by David Wright, the Mets beat the Braves by the score of 4-3 tonight at Turner Field to take the rubber game of a five-game series. Unfortunately, it wasn’t all good news as the Mets may have potentially lost lefthander Jon Niese for an extended period of time after he came out of the game in the fourth inning with shoulder discomfort. Niese motioned for the trainers to come out after delivering a pitch to Tyler Pastornicky and pointed to his shoulder. For a few weeks, he had been dealing with what the team has called shoulder tendinitis. Hopefully, he’ll be fine. After Niese departed the game and the Mets down 3-2, David Aardsma, LaTroy Hawkins, Brandon Lyon, Josh Edgin and Bobby Parnell all pitched in relief and combined to toss 5.2 scoreless innings, holding the Braves offense at bay until the Mets would come back to take the lead. The star of the game ...
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