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NY Mets 4, Atlanta 1
When: 7:35 PM ET, Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Where: SunTrust Park, Cumberland, Georgia
Temperature: 81°
Umpires: Home - Ben May, 1B - Hunter Wendelstedt, 2B - Phil Cuzzi, 3B - Chris Guccione
Attendance: 21449
New York left-hander Jason Vargas, working on three days' rest, pitched five scoreless innings and set the pace for the Mets' 4-1 road win over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday at SunTrust Park.

Vargas (2-3) entered the game with a 10.62 ERA, but he limited the National League's top offensive team to two hits and one walk before turning the game over to the bullpen. It was a significant improvement from his previous start against the Braves on May 3, when he gave up 11 hits and six runs in 4 2/3 innings.

The New York bullpen did its part to nail down the win. Tim Peterson made his major league debut with two innings of one-run ball. Jeurys Familia worked a scoreless eighth and Robert Gsellman pitched a perfect ninth inning to earn his second save.

The win gave the Mets a split of the four-game series. Atlanta leads the season series 7-3.

The New York attack was led by Adrian Gonzalez and Brandon Nimmo, who each went 2-for-4 with two RBIs. Amed Rosario added two hits and two runs.

Atlanta starter Julio Teheran (4-3) put up another strong effort against the Mets. The right-hander gave up two runs on five hits and three walks over seven innings. He struck out three.

The Mets broke a scoreless tie in the fourth inning. Gonzalez hit a ground-rule double to right, driving in Jay Bruce, who had doubled. That ended Teheran's 22-inning scoreless streak against the Mets.

New York added a run in the seventh with a two-out rally. Rosario tripled and Nimmo brought him home with a single to center field.

Atlanta got a run in the bottom of seventh, cutting the deficit to 2-1 when Johan Camargo hit a line-drive homer to right field, his fourth. The home run landed in the same vicinity that Camargo's game-winning shot ended up on Tuesday night.

New York got an insurance run in the eighth inning against reliever Shane Carle. Gonzalez delivered a bases-loaded single to score a run. The Braves got out of the mess when reliever Sam Freeman got Luis Guillorme to ground into a double play.

Nimmo's ninth-inning double off Miguel Socolovich plated Rosario with the game's final run.

Freddie Freeman had two of the Braves' five hits.

--Field Level Media

Top Game Performances
Starting Pitchers
NY Mets   Atlanta
Jason Vargas Player Julio Teheran
Win W/L Loss
5.0 IP 7.0
2 Strikeouts 3
2 Hits 5
0.00 ERA 2.57
Hitting
NY Mets   Atlanta
Adrian GonzalezPlayer Freddie Freeman
2 Hits 2
2 RBI 0
0 HR 0
3 TB 2
.500 Avg .500
Team Stats Summary
 
Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
NY Mets 9 0 16 .265 16 4 4 5 0 1
Atlanta 5 1 9 .156 7 2 1 2 0 0