Harris's Grab Wins Series Game for Braves

Over-the-wall catch nets victory over first-place Mets
By Max Brallier,  Newser User
Posted Aug 10, 2007 6:32 AM CDT
Atlanta Braves left fielder Willie Harris makes a leaping catch at the wall to deny New York Mets batter Carlos Delgado of a home run in the ninth inning of a baseball game at Shea Stadium in New York,...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Willie Harris made a spectacular ninth-inning grab to rob the Mets' Carlos Delgado of what would have been a game-tying home run. The catch helped preserve a 7-6 win by the Braves, clinching the series victory over the first-place Mets.

"Game-savers," said starter Tim Hudson, mulling Harris's catch. "Obviously, that would have been a game-tying homer. You never know what's going to happen if you have to go extra innings with these guys. It was a great effort by Willie, as usual."  It was the seventh win in 10 games for the second-place Braves, who are three games behind the Mets.