Rich Coutinho looks back at Chipper Jones’ moments over the years against the Mets.
Paul Maholm and the Braves bullpen combined to give Atlanta three straight shutouts for the first time in exactly a decade, and the NL wild-card leaders beat the New York Mets 3-0 on Friday night.
For many New Yorkers, the more appropriate name would have been Lar-ry’s.
After the Mets complete their road trip in St. Louis, they return home to host the Atlanta Braves this weekend in what will be the final visit to Flushing for future Hall-of-Famer Chipper Jones.
Who could have seen this coming? Baseball enters its home stretch with surprise teams all over Roberts’ rankings. Meanwhile, the Yankees continue to slide… and slide…
Even if neither New York team reaches its goals, their fans can rejoice in the fates of their foes: archrivals Boston and Philadelphia, who are a combined 30 games out of first place.
Consider MLB on notice; there’s a new sheriff in town. Cincinnati gets the top spot in Evan’s weekly rankings, while the Yankees continue to slip and slide downward.
Tommie Agee had a spectacular impact on the 1969 “Miracle Mets.”
Both Atlanta and the Mets are currently in the midst of employing six-man rotations. The Braves for the right reasons, the Mets for the right intentions, but not necessarily to the benefit of all those involved.
Melky Cabrera’s former Yankees’ teammates and manager Joe Girardi reacted to Melky Cabrera’s 50-game suspension.
They’re baaaack! The Yankees, finally off the schnide, are again the top team in the AL. But it’s just not enough to take No. 1 in Evan’s top ten.
The Mets won by a whisker on Sunday night as they held off a late Braves comeback to win 6-5.
Johan Santana was pulled early in his return as the Mets were defeated by the Braves 9-3 on Saturday night.
Johan Santana has been activated from the disabled list and makes his return at Citi Field tonight against the Braves.
Paul Maholm pitched a three-hitter in his second start for Atlanta and the Braves got two-run homers from Jason Heyward and Dan Uggla to beat the New York Mets 4-0 Friday night.
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