Pedro Ciriaco

Freeman comes off bench to lift Braves past Mets, 6-3

NEW YORK Freddie Freeman came off the bench to hit a two-run double and a three-run homer Wednesday night, giving the Braves their second consecutive series win.

Freeman, out of the lineup with a sore wrist, hit a pinch-hit two-run double to put the Braves ahead in the seventh inning, then crushed a three-run homer in the ninth off Mets closer Jeurys Familia for a 6-3 win in a series finale at Citi Field.

The Braves have won five of their past six games, but consecutive wins against the National League East-leading Mets gave them their first series win in six weeks against a team other than the last-place Philadelphia Phillies, the only major league team with a...