The Braves were stormed through the marches Friday in a lost effort, bowing 6-2 to the Mets. Kyle Wright started the match for Atlanta, but would be eliminated from the game in the fourth inning as goals and goals hit the young right-hander. Brandon Nimmo, who put New York on the board in the second inning with a two-run homer in the middle of the field, also highlighted the Mets offensive offense, adding two more hits. Although the night was less than brilliant for Wright, the Braves' offense went head to head with Zack Wheeler joining Mets to smother an Atlanta club that had already hit hard.
The Braves actually took the lead in the showdown, while Wheeler struggled to find the strike zone in the first, allowing Atlanta to charge the bases in front of Nick Markakis' sacrificial ball to lead them to the lead. 0. This lead would last until the top of the third inning, when Wright suffered a bad jump on Dominic Smith's singles lead to first-baseman Freddie Freeman, followed by forward Nimmo two-batter later to give the Mets a 2-1 lead.
Wright started the fourth inning with a starting drive for Keon Broxton, who quickly flew the second goal to immediately put pressure on Atlanta. Nimmo followed with a mere under shock, then Jeff McNeil doubled two batters later, scoring two to push the New York advantage to 4-1. After a barrage on Amed Rosario, the Robinson received a consecutive double of Robinson Cano and Michael Conforto, who scored two more points to raise the score to 6-1. After an intentional walk billed to Wright, the 23-year-old left the game after finishing 4 2/3 sleeves. His last line included six earned runs on eight hits and four walks with three strikeouts.
The Braves scored at the fifth goal to raise the score to 6-2 after a two-game losing streak in front of Freddie Freeman followed by a Ronald Acuña Jr. double on the far right wall that nearly failed to give the young phenomenon his fourth consecutive game with a Home Run. Instead, he was happy with his ninth blow in four games, raising his average to .289 after a relatively slow start. He will be fine.
The Braves retired quietly to the ninth to win a 6-2 Mets victory. Zack Wheeler sailed among the first hurdles to complete six innings while allowing two points, eight of which were behind. While Kyle Wright was struggling on the other hand, Wheeler did more than he needed to get the Mets to a win, allowing them to retain the sole possession of first place in the competition. National League East.
The Braves have had several opportunities to narrow the gap in this affair, but credit to Zack Wheeler and the Mets office for canceling the life that the Atlanta offensive has experienced over the years. beyond the fifth round. These two clubs will face off again Saturday as the Braves attempt to straighten the ship in a series that has been disappointing for both the pitching team and for the offensive.