Braves top Mets in rubber match
|Braves top Mets in rubber match|
Martin Prado drove in the winning run in the 12th inning Wednesday, as the Atlanta Braves defeated the New York Mets 8-7 in the series rubber match at Shea Stadium.
Atlanta won the game as +130 underdogs, while the 15 runs sailed OVER the posted over/under (9.5).
Garret Anderson went 3-for-5 at the plate with three RBIs in leading the way for the Braves. Jeff Bennett tossed two innings of relief to earn the win, and Mike Gonzalez notched his sixth save.
Fernando Tatis hit a grand slam home run in the loss for the Mets, while Ken Takahashi surrendered the winning run in the 12th.