MLB: New York Mets 11, Atlanta 7

NEW YORK, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Justin Turner homered twice and Jason Bay added three RBI Saturday in the New York Mets' rain-delayed 11-7 win over Atlanta.

Bay and Josh Thole also went deep for the Mets, who banged out 16 hits in a game whose start was delayed by rain in New York.


Thole and Angel Pagan each finished with three hits as the Mets snapped a five-game losing streak.

Jonathon Niese (11-8) was the beneficiary of the offensive output, getting the win despite allowing 10 hits and five runs over five frames.

Braves starter Tommy Hanson (11-7) was tagged with the loss. He was rocked for eight hits and seven runs over 3 1/3 innings.

Atlanta's Dan Uggla and Freddie Freeman, meanwhile, extended their hitting streaks in the loss. Uggla's total reached a career-best streak 27 games -- the fourth-longest in Braves history -- while Freeman stretched his streak to 20 contests.

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