Gee (11-9) struck out more batters (five) than he allowed hits as he won for the fourth time in five decisions. He walked one -- the first batter he faced -- while giving up four singles in his seven-inning outing.
The Mets backed him with five runs in the first three innings against Braves' spot starter Kameron Loe (1-3). Loe was charged with five earned runs, 11 hits and three walks in 4 1/3 innings.
Daniel Murphy tripled and Andrew Brown followed with a long home run to left, putting New York ahead 2-0 three batters into the game.
The Mets' LaTroy Hawkins pitched a one-hit ninth and earned his seventh save.