The New York Mets defeated the Atlanta Braves 7-3 on Saturday night at SunTrust Park.
Jacob deGrom picked up his 15th win of the season on Saturday night. The righty lasted seven innings and allowed one run on five hits and struck out seven. The only run deGrom allowed came on a Freddie Freeman solo shot in the sixth.
Jeurys Familia worked around a leadoff single in a scoreless eighth inning.
The Mets rallied for five runs in the second, third and fourth innings off R.A. Dickey.
In the fourth, Cecchini drove in his second run of the game with an RBI double to center. Cecchini had three hits in four at-bats, and drove in the two runs.
Dominic Smith stayed hot in the seventh, driving home Aoki and Nimmo with a two run double. Smith went 2-for-4 with a pair of RBI’s on the night.
The Mets look to take the rubber game of the three game set as they send Robert Gsellman to the mound. Gsellman will face off with Julio Teheran, as first pitch is scheduled for 1:35 p.m. at SunTrust Park.