Wilmer Flores

Cespedes has go-ahead single as Mets top Braves in 12th

Robert Gsellman enjoyed a rare double dose of success for a pitcher: He earned a win on the mound while also scoring the go-ahead run in extra innings.

Yoenis Cespedes, who struck out in his previous four at-bats, drove in Gsellman with a tiebreaking single with two outs in the 12th inning to lift the New York Mets to a 5-3 win over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.

Josh Ravin hit Gsellman with a pitch to open the 12th. The pitch grazed Gsellman's shirt.

"That just can't happen, especially the pitcher being up there," Ravin said. "Just throw strikes. I paid for it."

Gsellman moved to second on Amed Rosario's sacrifice. Michael Conforto...

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