Early on, the New York Mets made two silly base-running mistakes, both resulting in double plays.
By the end of the night, it hardly mattered.
Jose Reyes matched a career high with five RBIs and the Mets pounded out 20 hits, cruising to a 16-5 rout of the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday.
"You're starting to see better at-bats, better pitch selection," manager Terry Collins said. "That's the big difference right now."
Rene Rivera drove in three runs, while Michael Conforto and even pitcher Jacob deGrom had two RBIs apiece.
Reyes had a run-scoring single in the third, a sacrifice fly in the fifth and finished off the Braves with a three-run...