Atlanta Braves defeat New York Mets, 3-1

A day after blowing out the Mets in their series opener, the Braves made it two in a row with a 3-1 victory in an unexpected pitcher's duel at Citi Field.

Nelson Figueroa took the mound for the Mets and turned in one of his best performances in the big leagues, surrendering just two hits over seven innings while striking out five and walking three.

But those hits sure did hurt.

After holding Atlanta hitless over the first three innings, Figueroa (2-7) gave up a le...