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Freddie's five RBI off the bench gives Braves 6-3 win over the Mets

Someone named Chipper used to do this to them, too.

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Freddie Freeman didn't start the game, but he certainly ended it.

Freddie was supposed to get the day off because of a sore wrist, but came on in the seventh inning and tallied five RBI to stun the Mets, giving the Braves a 6-3 win as they take two of three from the East Division leaders at Citi Field.

The Braves didn't have a hit against Bartolo Colon until the fifth inning, while Williams Perez allowed a first-inning home run to Daniel Murphy and an RBI single to Ruben Tejada in the second. Those were the only runs Perez allowed in six innings along with seven hits.

Freddie was sitting because of a sore wrist, but with the bases loaded in the seventh and one run already in on Michael Bourn's single, he came on to pinch-hit and doubled home a pair of runs to give the Braves a 3-2 lead. That lead didn't last long as the Mets tied the score in their half of the inning on David Wright's single.

The score was still tied in the ninth when Freeman came to the plate with two on against Jeurys Familia, and he hit the ball far, clubbing a three-run homer to put the Braves in front and reviving painful memories for Mets fans of some guy named Larry...

Arodys Vizcaino sealed the win for his seventh save.

Win Expectancy

Source: FanGraphs

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