The Atlanta Braves split a National League East double header with the New York Mets on Monday at Citi Field in New York. The Braves won the opener by 9-8, while the Mets took the nightcap by 5-3.
The Braves hit four home runs in the first game. Sean Murphy clubbed two three-run homers to notch a career-high six RBIs.
Spencer Strider was credited as the winning pitcher for Atlanta in game one to improve to 4-0 on the season. AJ Minter got the save.
Charlie Morton was charged with the loss in game two. Ronald Acuna Jr left that outing early with a bruised shoulder.
The Braves remain atop the NL East with a record of 19-10. They will open a three-game division set in Miami versus the Marlins tonight. First pitch is slated for 6:40 pm. Listen on WLAQ 1410 AM/96.9 FM; airtime is 5:25 pm from the Atlanta Braves Radio Network.