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Ollie stays jolly against Atlanta
Perez baffles Braves
Oliver Perez beat Atlanta for the third time in '07, scattering four hits over seven shutout innings. Perez got all the support he needed in the third, when Jose Reyes walked, stole his 26th base and scored on an error. David Wright hit his eighth homer.
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 Wright goes deep
 Gomez's sac fly
Mets 3, Braves 0
Three of lefty Oliver Perez's six wins this season have come against the Braves. (Gregory Smith/AP)
Series at a glance:
Braves bats go quiet
A night after putting up eight runs, the Braves were stifled by Oliver Perez and two relievers. Atlanta finished with just five hits, which wasn't enough to pick up Chuck James, who allowed three runs -- two earned -- in 4 2/3 frames.
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TODAY'S WRAPS: May 23, 2007
NY Mets (29-16)
Won 1
NY Mets 3, Atlanta 0   ATL
Atlanta (27-19)
Lost 1
May 23, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Mets
0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0   3 7 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 5 1
Standings thru 5/23/07  |  Gameday  |  Mets Stats  |  Braves Stats
Reyes, SS3100213.316
Green, RF3010103.317
  Smith, P0000000.000
  b-Newhan, PH1000010.172
  Wagner, P0000000.000
Beltran, CF5000012.295
Wright, 3B5111012.273
Lo Duca, C3120000.314
Delgado, 1B4020002.216
Easley, 2B3010002.272
Gomez, LF3001013.278
Perez, P2000010.333
  a-Chavez, PH-RF0000100.354

a-Walked for Perez in the 8th. b-Struck out for Smith in the 9th.

2B: Lo Duca (5, James).
HR: Wright (8, 5th inning off James, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Green; Wright 4; Lo Duca 3; Delgado 2; Easley.
RBI: Gomez (3), Wright (26).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wright; Green 2; Easley; Reyes 2.
S: Perez.
SF: Gomez.
Team LOB: 10.

SB: Green (4, 2nd base off James/Saltalamacchia), Reyes (26, 3rd base off James/Saltalamacchia).

DP: (Easley-Delgado).

Prado, 2B4000003.111
Renteria, SS3010111.331
Jones, C, 3B4010013.300
Francoeur, RF3000002.306
Diaz, LF4000005.337
Jones, A, CF3000020.216
Saltalamacchia, C4020011.320
Woodward, 1B4000032.207
James, P1010000.077
  Paronto, P0000000.000
  a-Harris, PH0000100.362
  Moylan, P0000000.000
  b-Johnson, PH1000011.277
  Villarreal, P0000000.000
  Yates, P0000000.000

a-Walked for Paronto in the 5th. b-Struck out for Moylan in the 7th.

TB: Renteria; Jones, C; Saltalamacchia 2; James.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Diaz 3; Jones, C.
GIDP: Saltalamacchia.
Team LOB: 8.

SB: Harris (5, 2nd base off Perez/Lo Duca), Renteria (3, 2nd base off Perez/Lo Duca).

E: Prado (1, missed catch).

Perez (W, 6-3)7.04002502.54
Smith (H, 5)1.00000201.37
Wagner (S, 11)1.01000200.90
James (L, 4-4)4.27323214.13
Paronto 0.10000008.03
Moylan 2.00000001.69
Villarreal 1.00001204.09
Yates 1.00000203.32

WP: Perez.
IBB: Reyes (by James).
HBP: Jones, A (by Perez), Francoeur (by Perez), Lo Duca (by Villarreal), Easley (by Villarreal).
Pitches-strikes: Perez 122-81, Smith 13-8, Wagner 19-12, James 84-50, Paronto 1-1, Moylan 19-10, Villarreal 23-13, Yates 11-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Perez 7-9, Smith 1-0, Wagner 0-1, James 4-8, Paronto 0-1, Moylan 5-1, Villarreal 0-1, Yates 1-0.
Batters faced: Perez 28, Smith 3, Wagner 4, James 24, Paronto 1, Moylan 6, Villarreal 6, Yates 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Paronto 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Ted Barrett. 1B: Mark Carlson. 2B: Larry Young. 3B: Angel Hernandez.
Weather: 81 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, L to R.
T: 2:49.
Att: 30,489.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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