The Atlanta Braves were unable to come up with a big hit when they needed it in a 1-0 loss to the New York Mets in the nightcap of Monday’s doubleheader.
The Braves needed a better effort from Bryse Wilson Monday and he largely delivered. Wilson allowed a two-out single to Jeff McNeil and then hit Dominic Smith, but got J.D. Davis to ground out to leave the runners stranded.
Atlanta threatened in the second as Austin Riley reached on a pop up that Pete Alonso lost in the sky for an infield single. Dansby Swanson followed with a single of his own but Jeurys Familia struck out Guillermo Heredia, Abraham Almonte and Kevan Smith to escape.
James McCann reached on a two-out single in the second but Wilson struck out Travis Blankenhorn to end the inning. Wilson again allowed the lead off man to reach in the third as Brandon Nimmo worked a walk, but he recovered and sat down the next three hitters in order.
Things started to go sideways for Wilson in the fourth. Davis led off the inning with a double off the wall in right center. Michael Conforto followed with a single to right to put runners at first and third with no one out. That would be the end of the line for Wilson as Brian Snitker summoned Jesse Chavez from the bullpen. Chavez struck out Jonathan Villar for the first out and then…