By Mike Steffanos
Game 4: Braves 11 - Mets 5
On afternoon where so little went right, it's hard to find much to talk about. Maine wasn't really sharp, throwing 96 pitches in 4 innings and taking the loss. The Mets had to reach deep into their bullpen as Joe Smith, Scott Schoeneweis, Jorge Sosa and Nelson Figueroa were all called on. Only Schoeneweis didn't personally allow a run, but he allowed the one runner he inherited to score.
Some timely hitting could have made a game of it early, as Tim Hudson hardly dominated. Sadly, that was in short supply when it still mattered. For myself, this was a game I'm glad only counts as one loss. If anyone has some thoughts or needs to vent, the comments are all yours.