Braves take 4-game win streak into game against the Mets

Sun, May 12, 2024
MLB News (AP)

Braves take 4-game win streak into game against the Mets

Atlanta Braves (24-12, second in the NL East) vs. New York Mets (18-20, fourth in the NL East)

New York; Sunday, 7:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Braves: Bryce Elder (1-1, 5.28 ERA, 1.76 WHIP, 10 strikeouts); Mets: Luis Severino (2-2, 2.93 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, 37 strikeouts)

BETMGM SPORTSBOOK: LINE Braves -126, Mets +106; over/under is 7 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Atlanta Braves seek to keep a four-game win streak alive when they take on the New York Mets.

New York is 18-20 overall and 9-12 at home. The Mets have a 14-8 record in games when they record eight or more hits.

Atlanta is 11-8 on the road and 24-12 overall. Braves pitchers have a collective 3.45 ERA, which ranks third in the NL.

The teams meet Sunday for the sixth time this season. The Braves lead the season series 3-2.

TOP PERFORMERS: Pete Alonso has six doubles and nine home runs for the Mets. Brandon Nimmo is 10-for-34 with three doubles and two home runs over the past 10 games.

Marcell Ozuna has seven doubles and 12 home runs for the Braves. Ronald Acuna Jr. is 10-for-41 with a double, two home runs and four RBI over the past 10 games.

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LAST 10 GAMES: Mets: 4-6, .218 batting average, 4.30 ERA, outscored by five runs

Braves: 5-5, .194 batting average, 3.00 ERA, outscored by one run

INJURIES: Mets: Brandon Nimmo: day-to-day (intercostal), Drew Smith: 15-Day IL (undisclosed), Francisco Alvarez: 15-Day IL (thumb), Brooks Raley: 15-Day IL (elbow), Kodai Senga: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Tylor Megill: 15-Day IL (shoulder), David Peterson: 60-Day IL (hip), Ronny Mauricio: 60-Day IL (knee)

Braves: Tyler Matzek: 15-Day IL (elbow), Angel Perdomo: 60-Day IL (elbow), Pierce Johnson: 15-Day IL (elbow), Spencer Strider: 15-Day IL (right elbow strain), Sean Murphy: 10-Day IL (oblique strain)


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