Cervelli sparks Braves to 9-5 win over Mets in Atlanta debut

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Cervelli sparks Braves to 9-5 win over Mets in Atlanta debut
Cervelli sparks Braves to 9-5 win over Mets in Atlanta debut

NEW YORK (AP) — Just about every newcomer to the Atlanta Braves has made an immediate impact lately. Francisco Cervelli fit right in Saturday night. The newly signed catcher had three hits and three RBIs in his Atlanta debut, and the Braves beat the New York Mets 9-5 for their seventh straight victory. "He was excited about getting here — and it showed," Braves manager Brian Snitker said. Ronald Acuña Jr. hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning, and recent addition Billy Hamilton dashed home with another run on the play thanks to a mental lapse by Mets left fielder J.D. Davis. Freddie Freeman launched his career-high 35th home run in the ninth. Freeman, who began the day leading the majors

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