Mike Soroka collected his eighth straight win, Ozzie Albies homered and drove in 4 runs, and the surging Atlanta Braves beat the visiting Mets, 12-Three.

Nick Markakis hit a tiebreaking, two-run single within the fifth inning because the Braves, who lead the Nationwide League East, improved to 13-Three in June, the very best within the majors this month. Atlanta, which scored 15 runs a day earlier towards Philadelphia, has plated 90 runs in successful 10 of its final 11.

The Mets continued to battle on the street, shedding for the 12th time in 16 video games away from Citi Discipline and dropping eight and a half video games behind the Braves.

The 21-year-old Soroka’s successful streak is the longest within the majors by a pitcher below 22 since Dontrelle Willis gained the identical quantity for the 2003 Florida Marlins.

Soroka (Eight-1) gave up three runs, six hits and allowed simply his third homer in 12 begins this 12 months, a solo shot by Robinson Cano within the sixth. He walked one and struck out two in six innings.

Atlanta went up by 5-2 within the fifth on an opposite-field bloop single to left by Markakis and a run-scoring single by Albies.

The Braves led, 2-Zero, within the first. Ronald Acuña Jr., the 2018 N.L. rookie of the 12 months, led off along with his 17th homer. Freddie Freeman singled and scored from second on a fielding error by first baseman Pete Alonso.

The Mets minimize the margin within the third when Alonso lined a run-scoring single to left. The Mets tied it at 2-2 within the fifth on an R.B.I. single to left by pitcher Zack Wheeler and made it 5-Three on Cano’s fourth homer.

Wheeler (5-5) allowed 5 runs — 4 earned — and 10 hits in six innings.


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