Mets overpower Braves
Gary Sheffield and Luis Castillo were both 3-for-5 with two runs batted in, as the New York Mets upset the Atlanta Braves 9-4 on Tuesday night.
New York cashed as +155 home underdogs, while the game played OVER the 8.5-run total set by sportsbooks.
Jeff Francoeur went 3-for-5 with an RBI for the Mets, as Oliver Perez gave up four runs over five innings to pick up the win for New York.
Matt Diaz was 2-for-4 with a three-run blast for Atlanta, while losing pitcher Derek Lowe was rocked for eight runs over 3 2-3 innings for the Braves.