Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.
The New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 on Wednesday night for their first four-game winning streak in a year.
Rookie Jacob deGrom struck out 11 in seven shutout innings and also delivered a table-setting hit from the No. 8 spot in the batting order as the New York Mets tagged All-Star Julio Teheran and the Atlanta Braves 8-3 Tuesday night.
Terry Pendleton knows a thing or two about hitting. He also knows Brian McCann better than most. The Atlanta Braves’ first base coach says he’s not convinced the Yankees’ high-priced catcher will ever feel at ease playing in the Bronx.
Not long after the Braves blew a late lead for Mike Minor, manager Fredi Gonzalez nearly blew his top.
Ruben Tejada singled home the winning run with two outs in the 11th inning, Curtis Granderson hit a tying homer in the eighth and the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Monday night.
From the minors to the Major Leagues, a baseball player from New Jersey has been afforded the opportunity to live his dream.
Chris Johnson hit a three-run double, Julio Teheran pitched seven strong innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 3-1 on Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep.
Andrelton Simmons’ two-run single in Atlanta’s three-run fourth helped the streaking Braves beat Daisuke Matsuzaka and the New York Mets 5-4 on Tuesday night.
Three errors by New York fueled Atlanta’s comeback as the Braves scored four runs in the eighth inning and beat the Mets 5-3 for their fifth straight win.
Protective injury gear is becoming more popular in professional sports these days and athletes are taking the opportunity to make a fashion statement (and endorsement deals). So who wore theirs the best?
The diehard Atlanta Braves fan gets a special thrill from the team’s third baseman, Chris Johnson, using his song, “Chillin’ It,” as walk-up music.
Slumping newcomer Curtis Granderson hit a sacrifice fly in the 14th inning and the New York Mets outlasted the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Sunday to prevent a three-game sweep.
Aaron Harang threw no-hit ball for seven innings but was pulled after 121 pitches, and reliever Luis Avilan gave up David Wright’s two-out single in the eighth as the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 6-0 Friday night.
Eric Young Jr. got three hits, stole three bases and scored four times as the New York Mets overcame Justin Upton’s two home runs to beat the Atlanta Braves 6-4 on Thursday night.