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Mets Series Recap V. Atlanta Braves


The Mets traveled to Atlanta to play a four game series against the division rival Braves. The Braves come into the series off to a blazing hot start with a record of 6 and 2. While the Mets come into the series on the right track have won three of their last four after getting off to an 0 and 5 start.

Game 1

The Mets took the first game of the series from the Braves winning a thriller by a final score of 8 to 7. Brandon Nimmo got out of his slump in this game going 4 for 4 with 2 home runs and 5 Runs batted in. Jorge Lopéz bent but did not break in the ninth inning only giving up one run to make the score 8 to 7, but then Lopéz got Travis d’Arnaud to fly out to the warning track in right field where Starling Marte caught it on the run to end the game.

Game 2

The Braves jumped out to a 6 to 0 lead earlier but the Mets would rally back in the eighth and ninth inning but fall just short and lose the game by a final score of 6 to 5. Ronald Acuña jr. was huge for the Braves going 2 for 3 with a walk and scoring three of the teams six runs. Ozzie Albies was also impressive, going 2 for four and driving in 2 runs.

Game 3

Game 3, a potentially pivotable after the teams split the first two, was postponed due to rain and will be made up the next time the Mets come to Atlanta on September 26.

Game 4

Game 4 of the series had the Mets off to a hot start, jumping out to a 3 to nothing lead on a Brett Baty RBI single in the first inning, a Brandon Nimmo RBI double and an error by Braves Shortstop Orlando Arcia leading to Brandon Nimmo scoring. The Mets then added 3 more runs in the third inning on a Francisco Alvarez RBI double, a Jeff Mcneil RBI double and a DJ Stewart two-run home run making the score seven to nothing. The Mets would continue to pour it on winning the final game of the series by a final score of 16 to 4. The player of the game for the Mets was Jeff Mcneil who went 2 for 3 in the game with a double and 2 walks while driving in three runs.

Next, the Mets head back home for a three game series against the Kansas City Royals. The Braves head to Miami for a three game set against the struggling Marlins.