Result: The Mets played another crisp game Wednesday, topping the Braves by the score of 4-1 at Citi Field.
The win gave the Mets their first four-game winning streak since last season.
Need to Know: The Mets took an early 1-0 lead when Daniel Murphy doubled and Lucas Duda delivered a two-out RBI single in the first. In the top of the sixth, Ervin Santana reached on an infield single and was driven in when B.J. Upton hit a two-out double off the wall in center field as the Braves tied things up, 1-1. David Wright led off the seventh with a hustle double, and came in to score on a Kirk Nieuwenhuis sacrifice fly as the Mets went back on top, 2-1. Later in the inning, Travis d’Arnaud hit a two-run homer to left field to give the Mets a 4-1 advantage. Dillon Gee was stellar in his first start back from the disabled list, allowing one run on six hits. He walked one and struck out four. Vic Black and Jenrry Mejia combined to record the last six outs to seal the victory.
Game Ball: Gee, who tossed seven innings of one-run ball in his first start back from a long stint on the disabled list.
What’s Next: The Mets will go for the four-game sweep of the Braves on Thursday night at Citi Field. Bartolo Colon gets the start for the Mets, opposed by Aaron Harang for Atlanta. The game starts at 7:10 p.m. ET.