The four total games will be the fewest between the Mets and Yanks since the first two seasons of interleague play back in 1997 and 1998 when the teams played just one three-game series.
Davis busted out of his prolonged slump with a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning and the Mets rallied past the Braves on Sunday night to end an eight-game losing streak at home.
Light-hitting pitcher Mike Minor homered for his first two RBIs in the majors and struck out 10 as the Atlanta Braves posted their second win in a matter of hours, beating the New York Mets 6-0 Saturday for their eighth straight victory.
The Mets lost their fourth in a row after resuming Friday’s suspended game.
The Mets will resume their suspended game against the Atlanta Braves at 6:10 p.m, followed by their regularly scheduled game at 7:15 p.m.
Ike Davis will probably be sent down to Triple-A, but there are plenty of culprits to share the blame.
Really, would it make much difference if they did remove Davis from the lineup? Would the Mets suddenly go on a 10-game run because they excised the worst part of an unproductive lineup?
Jon Niese gave up seven earned runs in four innings pitched as the Braves blasted the Mets on Sunday.
Rain has forced the Braves to postpone their game Saturday against the Mets. A makeup date has yet to be determined.
David Wright hit the tying home run in the ninth inning off closer Craig Kimbrel and the New York Mets scored twice in the 10th to rally for a 7-5 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.
Andrelton Simmons is a good bet to win several gold gloves during his career, and he’s shown the ability to stay within himself and make adjustments at the plate.
Even though the Mets lost to the Braves, Jonathon Niese was superb once again.
Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera made their spring debuts, but that wasn’t enough for the Yankees who lost the Braves 2-1.
Robinson Cano and Zoilo Almonte homered for the New York Yankees, who opened spring training with an 8-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday.
When asked by WFAN’s Mike Francesa if the team would finish above .500, the power-hitting first basemen did not hesitate to reply, “Yes, I believe so.”