Braves, Mets grab 2-1 leads in NL Division Series

Updated: October 9, 1999, 1:43 AM ET

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (Ticker) -- Walt Weiss and John Rocker combined to pull a great escape in the Astrodome, moving the Atlanta Braves within one win of another trip to the National League Championship Series.

In New York, 56,180 fans saw something they had not witnessed in nearly 11 years as the Mets grabbed the lead in the other NL Division Series.

Weiss helped Rocker pitch out of a bases-loaded jam with none out in the bottom of the 10th inning and Brian Jordan capped a five ...

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