Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/16/14
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ATLANTA -- Martin Prado's two doubles gave the Atlanta Braves their only two runs of the night -- he scored after getting on base in the first inning and drove in the second run in the fifth -- but it was enough to beat the New York Mets 2-0. The Mets, looking ahead to next season, and the Braves, looking ahead to next Friday's wild-card game, sent two hot pitchers to the mound: Chris Young, 1-1 with a 2.66 ERA in four September starts, and Mike Minor, who had allowed just three runs in his last four starts. Minor, for once, had early run support: the Braves were up 1-0 after the first inning. Martin Prado ripped a one-out double, advanced to third on a wild pitch, then scampered home on Jason Heyward's groundout to short. At least that was an earned run. Minor has had to settle for an unearned run cushion in recent games. "Terrific performance," Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said. "I just wish we could score him some runs so he could have a little breathing room instead of st...
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