New York Mets defeat Atlanta Braves, 9-5

ATLANTA - Division winner?

Wild card? Jerry Manuel doesn't care.

"Regardless of how you get in, we've got to get in," the Mets' interim manager said. "The wild-card teams have done extremely well."

Things certainly took a favorable turn Friday night, even if it wasn't pretty. Fueled by pinch-hitter Daniel Murphy's tiebreaking two-run double in what became a four-run eighth against Julian Tavarez, the Mets survived three errors and beat the Braves, 9-5 - their first v...