Eric O'Flaherty

Mets Shut Out Braves; Syndergaard Exits With Blister

Noah Syndergaard pitched six sharp innings before leaving with a blister, Asdrubal Cabrera singled home the go-ahead run in the seventh and the Mets broke through following a pivotal replay reversal to beat the Atlanta Braves 6-0 in their season opener Monday.

Syndergaard struck out seven without a walk in his first Opening Day start, the only blemish a blister on the top of his right middle finger that ended his outing.

"It was just affecting me on all pitches," Syndergaard said. "I haven't had it in a long time. I had it when I was going through the minor leagues with the Blue Jays, but kind of a rare occurrence."

Syndergaard called it...