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MLB: Atlanta 4, N.Y. Mets 2

Sept. 20, 2008 at 10:57 PM   |   Comments

ATLANTA, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Jorge Campillo yielded two earned runs and five hits in six innings Saturday, helping Atlanta down the New York Mets 4-2.

The Braves scored three times in the bottom of the first to build a quick 3-0 lead against Mets starting and losing pitcher Pedro Martinez (5-6).

Four players had one RBI and Josh Anderson had three of the nine hits for the Braves, who stopped a four-game losing streak.

Campillo (8-7) walked two batters, struck out two, and won for the first time since Aug. 8 at Arizona.

Martinez knocked in both New York runs with a fifth-inning double.

David Wright had two of the six hits for the Mets, who had won three in a row.

With the loss, the Mets fell one-half game behind Philadelphia in the National League East.

The Phillies ended the Florida Marlins' nine-game winning streak with a 3-2 victory.

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