The Mets beat the Braves today 6-0, a perfect start to the new season. Noah Syndegaard pitched well through six inning before leaving with a blister on his finger.The Braves threatened with runners on third in both the fourth and sixth innings, but Syndergaard prevailed. His counterpart Julio Teheran also pitched well through six.
Then there was the seventh inning when the Mets exploded for six runs. It started with Wilmer Flores scoring on a overturned out call. Lucas Duda capped off the scoring with a three-run double.
It was the second largest crowd in Citi Field history. The Mets have the best opening day record in the major leagues at 36-20.
A good start to what should be a winning season.