Mets surrender 8 runs in first inning in 9-6 shellacking by Braves

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New York Daily News

NEW YORK — As the Mets try to figure out how their new pieces fit and what it all means for their eventual World Series chances, they should try to remember that going down 8-0 in the second inning is not conducive to winning. Taijuan Walker couldn’t get out of the second inning in the Mets’ 9-6 loss to the Braves on Friday night. His eight earned runs stick out like a sore thumb, but failing to get a single whiff on his four-seam fastball or splitter (his two most-used pitches of the season) is really what did him in. When Walker was pulled with nobody out and runners on the corners in the to…

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