Braves surprise Mets
Matt Diaz was 3-for-5 with two runs batted in, as the Atlanta Braves dumped the New York Mets 8-3 on Monday night.
Atlanta won as +160 road underdogs as the game played over the 7-run total set by oddsmakers.
Casey Kotchman went 2-for-4 with two RBIs for the Braves, while winning pitcher Derek Lowe gave up two runs over 6 2-3 innings for Atlanta.
Omir Santos knocked in two runs for New York, as Johan Santana took the loss despite allowing no earned runs over 6 1-3 innings for the Mets.