Tonight in Atlanta, the Mets were shut out by Atlanta 2-0.
Tom Seaver got the start for the Mets and pitched extremely well. Over his seven innings of work, he gave up 2 runs on 3 hits.
Unfortunately for the Mets, they were unable to break through against Braves starter Pat Dobson, who tossed a complete game shutout.
Here’s the box score and starting lineups from the game:
New York Mets
|1. Bud Harrelson, SS||1. Ralph Garr, LF|
|2. Felix Millan, 2B||2. Johnny Oates, C|
|3. Willie Mays, CF||3. Hank Aaron, RF|
|4. Rusty Staub, RF||4. Darrell Evans, 3B|
|5. Ed Kranepool, 1B||5. Mike Lum, CF|
|6. Wayne Garrett, 3B||6. Jack Pierce, 1B|
|7. Duffy Dyer, C||7. Davey Johnson, 2B|
|8. Ted Martinez, LF||8. Sonny Jackson, SS|
|9. Tom Seaver, P||9. Pat Dobson, P|
The Mets continue their series in Atlanta tomorrow. Jon Matlack gets the start.