The New York Mets are off to a good start by taking their first two games against Atlanta at the start of this road trip. The Mets (9-4) defeated the Braves (7-6) tonight with a final score of 6-2.
Zack Wheeler took a promising start by resuming his lead against Atlanta tonight, after two terrible shots against Washington. Wheeler made six solid runs, allowed two earned runs, six hits, took eight and scored three.
Justin Wilson was the first pitcher out of the pad after the release of Wheeler. He pitched a perfect 1-2-3 run by lowering his 1.35 ERA.
Seth Lugo closed the game by getting the last six outs of the match. He only allowed one base runner, no merited points, and took out two.
At the top of the second run, Brandon Nimmo competed for the Mets offense to start 2-1. Mickey Callaway Nimmo was reduced to eighth place after his recent fights in the front row and he has produced three out of four hits.
Jeff McNeil tripled at the top of 4th place to tack on two more races for a 4-1 record, Keon Broxton and Brandon Nimmo Goal. Robinson Cano followed with a double on the straight line to make a 5-1 lead. Next hitter Michael Conforto Then, with another double in the straight line of the field, Cano just scored, with the fourth inning of the inning.
Jeff McNeil had the main task 2 against 5 with two points produced.
Dominic Smith got the start to the first goal giving Pete Alonso a day off, contributing a single and a double. Smith's average is .438 for the season.
Pete Alonso had a tapping-pinching task: 0 for 1 on a pop-up left of the field.
The Mets tied a franchise record by scoring six points and more in six straight games.
On the bridge:
The New York Mets will be looking to win the series tomorrow night Jason Vargas (1-0, 9:00 AM) ERA gets his second start of the season The Braves will have young left-handed Sean Newcomb (0-0, 1.84 ERA) start on the mound. The match will take place at 19:20 ET on SNY.