ATLANTA – Brandon Nimmo hit two solo home runs, Tylor Megill allowed a hit during five scoreless innings and the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 4-3, brand-new champions of their division, who snapped a streak of six on Friday. triumphs.
One night after they won their fourth consecutive title in the National League East Division, the Braves played only three starters: Curacao second baseman Ozzi Albies, Puerto Rican left fielder Eddie Rosario and Austin Riley, who was traded from third to first base.
The Mets scored in the fourth inning, when Puerto Rican Francisco Lindor walked first at bat. Pete Alonso, who finished 4-3, drove in with a double for 1-0.
Alonso advanced to third on an erratic shot by Venezuelan shortstop Orlando Arcia to the plate. Initially it was marked out, but in the video review it was appreciated that Alonso arrived before he was touched by the glove of Venezuelan Ehire Adrianza.
New York scored again in the inning on an RBI single by James McCann. Braves starter Huascar Ynoa (4-6) had the bases loaded but struck out Megill.
Megill (4-6) hadn’t allowed an outright hit until Albies singled to center with one out in the fourth.
For the Mets, Puerto Ricans Francisco Lindor 3-1, one scored, and Javier Báez 4-0. Venezuelan José Peraza 3-0. The Dominican Jonathan Villar 1-0.
For the Braves, Venezuelans Ehire Adrianza 4-2, two scored, one produced; Orlando Arcia 4-0 and William Contreras 3-1. Ozzie Albies from Curaçao 4-2, an RBI. Puerto Rican Eddie Rosario 4-2, one scored, one RBI. Cuban Guillermo Heredia 4-0. The Dominican Huascar Ynoa 1-0.