Mets double Braves

Mets double Braves

David Wright went 2-for-3 with a solo home run and the New York Mets defeated the Atlanta Braves 4-2 Thursday, avoiding a four-game sweep at Turner Field.

The Mets won the finale as +147 underdogs, while the six runs went UNDER the posted over/under (6.5) set by sportsbooks.

Johan Santana allowed three hits and one run over five innings for the win, while Hisanorit Takahashi closed out the ninth for his third save.

Tim Hudson surrendered eight hits and four runs over his seven innings in the Braves loss.