Braves overpower Mets

Braves overpower Mets

Jason Heyward went 4-for-5 with a three-run blast and four runs batted in, as the Atlanta Braves downed the New York Mets 9-3 on Monday night.

Atlanta won as -200 home favorites, while the game played OVER the 8-run total listed by oddsmakers.

Martin Prado was 2-for-5 with three RBIs for the Braves, as winning pitcher Jair Jurrjens gave up three runs over 5 2-3 innings for Atlanta.

Angel Pagan, Josh Thole, and Luis Hernandez drove in runs for New York, while Pat Misch was ripped for five runs over three innings to take the loss for the Mets.