It just keeps getting worse for the New York Mets (30-33).
On Thursday night, they blew another late lead and dropped their sixth straight game with a 13-10 loss to the Atlanta Braves (38-24) in ten innings at Truist Park.
David Robertson served up a game-tying solo shot to Orlando Aricia in the bottom of the ninth, and Tommy Hunter allowed a walk-off three-run homer to Ozzie Albies with two outs in the tenth.
Despite the loss, the Mets’ offense wasn’t a problem. They plated ten runs on 14 hits, with Brandon Nimmo leading the way with a grand slam. Francisco Alvarez went deep twice, his 10th and 11th home runs of the season. Brett Baty, Starling Marte, and Tommy Pham added run-scoring hits.
Justin Verlander gave up five runs (four earned) over three innings. Stephen Nogosek, Jeff Brigham, and Drew Smith surrendered runs in relief.
The Mets will head to Pittsburgh for three games against the Pirates beginning Friday at 7:10 p.m.