ATLANTA — The Mets’ habit of repeatedly hitting the snooze button. To start the game is costly. But then there’s the inevitable twitching and late night drama.
Call it resilience or just the reality of facing overwhelming character. Even though the Mets are over Wait for innings later.
Tuesday night it worked. Two additions to the Mets’ lineup last offseason was James. McCann and Francisco Lindor tagged the team to drive on every run in the breakout seventh inning that led to a 4-3 victory over the Braves at True East Park.
The Mets snapped two games, slipping and remaining three games ahead of the Nationals in NL Eastern The Braves, winning three in a row. 5 ½ games behind
Lindor looked ugly at the plate in his two previous bats, beating Charlie Morton but put the Mets ahead with an RBI single in seventh place with AJ Minter behind Jose. Perasa scores two great punches from Jose Perasa.
McCann took a desperate situation earlier in the innings and turned it into something appetizing, scoring a three-tied homer 3-3 and ending Morton̵7;s goalscoring streak on 20 innings. Mith took the lead on the Mets’ fifth inning and Kevin Pillar went on to put the Mets into their first rally. McCann jumped on the 2-1 cutter and just cleared the fence. in the middle left for the season’s seventh homer.
The Mets’ uselessness was worst in the first inning. During the last six games They only shot once before the seventh inning. arriving on saturday When they scored a run in the second inning against the Phillies.
With a major relief break, the Mets are in position to maintain the lead. Trevor May, Seth Lugo and Edwin Diaz all scored after Drew Smith threw a sixth to secure the Braves’ lead at 3-0 Diaz’s save was the 17th in his 18 innings this season, Ehire Adrianza nearly took Diaz off the pitch to start the inning. But his shot to his right was ruled outside the foul post. Adrianza, Pablo Sandoval and Ronald Acuna Jr. retired respectively.
Tyler Megill on his second Major League start Three runs of five hits and two walks with eight strikeouts on five innings are allowed. The right-hander closed the door in fifth place. but then gets a punch
A third straight pass became Megill’s undo. After dropping 8th and 9th place to start fifth, Acuna and Freddie Freeman delivered consecutive singles, Ozzie Albies, followed by three homers. That put the Mets in the hole 3-0.
Megil was spared the trouble at that moment. When the Braves received the lead single from Austin Riley and Guillermo Heredia walked away. Megill fires Abraham Almonte before Dominic Smith will capture William Contreras’ vertical dynamics, ending the inning.
Michael Conforto’s single in fourth was the Mets’ first hit with Morton. The right-hander also allowed Luis Guillorme to have a fifth single before Megill retired. Jeff McNeil took the lead at No. 6, but Li Ndor and Conforto were eliminated before Pete Alonso retired.