David Wright hit a two-run homer for New York, which won for just the second time in its last five games.
Mets starter John Maine (2-2) gave up three runs on three hits with six walks and seven strikeouts over six innings.
Chipper Jones hit a solo home run, one of five hits for the Braves, who have lost their last three games.
Javier Vazquez (2-3) was charged with the loss after he allowed six runs on seven hits with three walks and eight strikeouts in 6 2/3 innings.
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