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Braves hold off late push by Mets for 4-3 win
Santana throws eight scoreless innings
Atlanta Braves' Jason Heyward rounds second base after hitting a home run in the first inning of Wednesday's game against the New York Mets at Turner Field in Atlanta. - photo by Todd Kirkland
ATLANTA — Ervin Santana allowed only three hits over eight scoreless innings in his Atlanta debut, Jason Heyward homered and drove in two runs and the Braves held off the New York Mets 4-3 on Wednesday night. The Braves led 4-0, but the Mets rallied in the ninth after Santana was removed. Jordan Walden walked Eric Young Jr. and gave up a one-out single to David Wright.
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