Atlanta Braves defeat New York Mets, 4-2

ATLANTA - Scratch another game off the Mets' magic number to reach the postseason, even if Cincinnati did the work to reduce it to six.

Pedro Martinez's two RBI didn't offset the four runs he surrendered in six innings and the Mets lost to the Braves, 4-2, Saturday night at Turner Field. The Mets ceded first place to the Phillies, and now trail in the NL East by a half-game. Still, with Milwaukee's loss at Cincinnati with CC Sabathia working on short rest, the Mets reta...