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METS ARE 0-5

Brian Jordan hit a grand slam to lead the Atlanta Braves to their fourth straight victory with a 6-3 win over New York, extending the Mets' season-opening losing streak to five games.

Chipper Jones also homered to help the Braves keep the Mets as the only winless team in the majors. New York already trails first-place Atlanta by four games in the NL East.

Jose Reyes' first homer of the season was one of the few highlights for the Mets, who are in danger of being swept in their first two series. They lost three straight games in Cincinnati to open the season.

The Mets, who hadn't lost their first four games since 1964, are closing in on the franchise-worst 0-9 start in their inaugural 1962 season.

Aaron Heilman (0-1) gave up five runs in five innings as the fill-in starter for injured right-hander Kris Benson, who is on the disabled list with a strained pectoral muscle.

Adam Bernero (2-0) pitched two scoreless innings for Atlanta in relief of starter Horacio Ramirez, who tired in the fifth inning.

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