The Mets (73-86) lost to the Braves (93-66) today by the score of 6-2.
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The Braves won for the 23rd consecutive time Kris Medlen took the hill: a modern era record.
Jenrry Mejia threw five innings and allowed four runs on six hits and two walks. He struck out three.
David Ross’ staked the Braves to an early lead with a three-run home run off Mejia in the second.
In his final regular season game at Turner Field, Chipper Jones went 1-for-2 with two walks and a run scored.
Colin McHugh gave up two runs in his inning of relief.
Ruben Tejada scored the first Mets run in the third when Freddie Freeman made a throwing error on Justin Turner’s ground ball. Andres Torres drove in the other with an RBI single in the ninth.
Daniel Murphy picked up his 40th double of the season.
W.B. Mason Post Game Extra
The Mets will open their final series of the 2012 season tomorrow night in Miami. Jeurys Familia (0-0, 8.64 ERA) is scheduled to face the Marlins’ Josh Johnson (8-14, 3.81 ERA). Game time is 7:10 PM.