(SportsNetwork.com) – Off to their best start in more than 20 years, the
Atlanta Braves continue their three-game series against the New York Mets at
Turner Field Saturday night.
The Braves are 4-0 for the first time since 1994 when they won their first
On Friday, Phil Gosselin came to the rescue with a two-out, two-run single
which helped Atlanta claim a 5-3 win. Cameron Maybin homered and Chris Johnson
added three hits for the Braves, who have allowed just six runs this season.
“We believe in what we have here,” Maybin said. “We like what we have.”
Jim Johnson (1-0) fanned three in a scoreless eighth inning, then Jason Grilli
picked up his third save by holding the visitors off the board in the ninth.
David Wright hit a two-run homer and John Mayberry added a solo shot for the
Mets, who had taken two of three at Washington to open the year.
Rafael Montero (0-1) was charged with the deciding runs over his single relief
Julio Teheran gets back on the mound Saturday night for the Braves. The right-
hander tossed six solid innings in Atlanta’s 2-1 win at Miami on opening day.
He allowed a run on eight hits.
Teheran is 3-2 with a 3.25 ERA in eight games, including seven starts against
Dillon Gee counters for New York in his 2015 debut. The righty went 7-8 with a
4.00 ERA in 22 starts last year. Gee is 6-4 with a 2.79 ERA in 14 contests
New York beat Atlanta in 10 of 19 meetings last season.