Braves top Mets in rubber match

Braves top Mets in rubber match

Brian McCann homered and drove in three runs as the Atlanta Braves defeated the New York Mets 8-3 Wednesday night in the series rubber match at Turner Field.

The Braves won the game as -165 favorites, and the 11 runs made it OVER the posted over/under (8.5) set by sportsbooks.

Chipper Jones smacked a solo homer and drove in a pair for the Braves. Mike Dunn tossed the win in relief of starter Kris Medlen.

Mike Pelfrey surrendered eight hits and five runs over 4 2-3 innings in the Mets loss.