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Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Tanaka Tosses 3 2/3 Shutout Innings, Yanks Beat Atlanta 12-5

Masahiro Tanaka pitched 3 2-3 shutout innings and the New York Yankees beat the Atlanta Braves 12-5 Wednesday.


Daniel Murphy #28 of the New York Mets steals second base when the throw to Alberto Callaspo #1 the Atlanta Braves was wide during a spring training game at Tradition Field on March 7, 2015 in Port St. Lucie, Florida. The Mets defeated the Braves 3-1. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

DeGrom Efficient In 3 Innings, Mets Beat Braves

NL Rookie of the Year Jacob deGrom was efficient Saturday, needing just 27 pitches to get through three innings in the New York Mets’ 3-1 win over the Atlanta Braves in a split-squad game.


Kirk Nieuwenhuis (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Nieuwenhuis Has 4 Hits As Mets Rout Braves

Kirk Nieuwenhuis went 4 for 4 and scored a run, leading the New York Mets to an 8-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday.


Manny Banuelos (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images), David Carpenter (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Yankees Trade Banuelos To Braves For 2 Relievers

The Yankees have bolstered their bullpen by acquiring David Carpenter and Chasen Shreve in a trade with the Atlanta Braves.


Jenrry Mejia #58 of the New York Mets reacts after defeating the Atlanta Braves 4-2 against the xxxxx at Turner Field on September 20, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin Liles/Getty Images)

Niese, Mets Keep Atlanta On The Skids

The slumping Atlanta Braves were shut down by Jonathon Niese and lost 4-2 to the New York Mets on Saturday night, damaging their flickering playoff hopes.


ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 19:  Lucas Duda #21 of the New York Mets celebrates his two-run homer in the sixth inning against the Atlanta Braves that scored Daniel Murphy #28 at Turner Field on September 19, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Duda Hits 2-Run Shot, Mets Blank Braves 5-0

Lucas Duda hit a two-run homer, Zack Wheeler pitched six scoreless innings and the New York Mets beat the struggling Atlanta Braves 5-0 on Friday night.


Phillies left-hander Cole Hamels. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Phillies’ Hamels, 3 Relievers Combine To No-Hit Braves

Hamels was pulled after six innings and seemed fine with the decision. He struck out seven, walked five, hit a batter and threw 108 pitches on a hot afternoon at Turner Field.


Manager Terry Collins #10 of the New York Mets takes the ball from pitcher Jonathon Niese #49 after taking Niese out of the game in the eighth inning against the Atlanta Braves during the game at Citi Field on August 28, 2014. (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Pitcher Mike Minor’s Arm, Bat Lead Braves Over Mets 6-1

Mike Minor took a two-hit shutout into the eighth inning after hitting a double and single himself, leading the Atlanta Braves over the New York Mets 6-1 Thursday night.


NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 27:  Eric Campbell #29 of the New York Mets is tagged out at home by Gerald Laird #11 of the Atlanta Braves in the ninth inning at Citi Field on August 27, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mets Fight Back But Fall Short Against Atlanta 3-2

Jason Heyward hit a leadoff home run off Zack Wheeler, Julio Teheran won his third straight start and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 3-2 Wednesday.


NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 26: Juan Lagares #12 of the New York Mets hits a two run home run during the fourth inning against the Atlanta Braves on August 26, 2014 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Lagares Homers, Gee Snaps Losing Streak As Mets Top Braves 3-2

Juan Lagares hit a two-run homer and ran down one ball after another in center field, sending Dillon Gee and the New York Mets to a 3-2 victory.


Chicago Cubs ground crew members struggle to get the tarp on the field as rain falls during the fifth inning of the Chicago Cubs game against the San Francisco Giants at Wrigley Field on August 19, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

5 Times MLB Game Protests Have Been Upheld

With the San Francisco Giants being the first team since 1986 to successfully protest a game, we decided to take a look back at some of the past protested games upheld by the MLB. Here’s five times MLB game protests have been upheld:



5 Crazy Plays By A Shortstop You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

A super human shortstop, no Derek Jeter, we’re not talking about you.


PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 13: Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks at bat during the MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field on April 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 8-6.

National League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.


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Wright Ignites 7th-Inning Rally, Mets Top Braves 4-1

The New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 on Wednesday night for their first four-game winning streak in a year.


Jacob deGrom #48 of the New York Mets sends the ball to first in an attempt to pick off B.J. Upton #2 of the Atlanta Braves in the first inning on July 8, 2014 at Citi Field.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

DeGrom Strikes Out 11 In 7 Shutout Innings, Mets Top Braves

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.