Citi Field

Lugo Sharp, Mets Set Team Home Run Record In Split With Braves

Seth Lugo allowed just two hits in six innings, Travis d'Arnaud hit a record-setting homer for New York and the Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 3-2 to split a doubleheader Monday night.

D'Arnaud helped New York rebound from a 9-2 loss in the opener with his solo shot in the eighth. It was the 219th homer of the season for the Mets, a franchise season mark. The sparse crowd at Citi Field jeered when the home run apple didn't rise after d'Arnaud's homer, then cheered when it finally came out of the bin it's housed in three batters later.

Lugo (7-5) turned in the best performance of his career, allowing just two singles. Lugo struck out seven, didn't issue a walk and retired...