NYM 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
Atl 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
Date of game: 9/20/2014

Recap: Atlanta vs. NY Mets

Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - Curtis Granderson and Dilson Herrera both homered to help the New York Mets in a 4-2 win over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday.

Jon Niese (9-11) worked 7 1/3 innings, allowing two runs on seven hits with five strikeouts.

"I felt all my pitches (tonight)," said Niese. "I had okay command. Like I said I was able to throw everything for strikes and that helps out a lot."

Lucas Duda added an RBI for New York, which has won two straight and three of four overall.

Braves starter Mike Minor (6-12) took the loss after he allowed one run in just an inning of work, leaving the game with shoulder discomfort.

Freddie Freeman had two RBI for Atlanta, which fell to 4-13 in the month of September.

"It's the same story, just a different day," said Freeman. "It's tough to win ball games when you only score two runs."

New York scored a run in the first, then plated a pair in the second inning off reliever David Hale. Lucas Duda drove a sacrifice fly to center that scored Eric Young Jr., who walked to open the game. Granderson doubled to lead off the second, but was thrown out at home by Emilio Bonifacio after Eric Campbell stroked a single to right.

Herrera clubbed his third homer of the season in the following at-bat to stretch the lead to 3-0.

In the eighth, Granderson sent a shot over the wall in right to increase the lead by four.

Atlanta loaded the bases with one out in the home eighth to knock Niese out of the game and Freeman drove in Joey Terdoslavich and Emilio Bonifacio to cut the deficit in half.

Jenrry Mejia came on in the ninth and worked around a one-out single by Ramiro Pena to capture his 27th save of the season.

Game Notes

Minor entered the game on a three-start losing streak ... New York went 2- for-12 with runners in scoring position, while Atlanta converted 2-of-10 chances with RISP.

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