The Atlanta Braves completed a three-game sweep over the Mets on Sunday. Atlanta won in extra innings 3-2.
Rich Coutinho looks back at Chipper Jones’ moments over the years against the Mets.
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.
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.
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.
David Ross homered and drove in four runs, Chipper Jones also connected and the Atlanta Braves survived a crisis at shortstop to beat the New York Mets 7-5 on Friday night.
If you look at films of the greatest hitters in history, the only one of the all-time greats with a swing even close to as artistic as Cano’s was the one that the legendary Ted Williams used for the Red Sox.
Jason Heyward and the Atlanta Braves never intended to challenge the powerful New York Yankees to a game of home run derby in the Bronx. Still, they came out ahead.
Chipper Jones atoned for a costly error by cutting down the potential tying run at the plate and the Atlanta Braves held on to end the Yankees’ 10-game winning streak, beating New York 4-3 Tuesday night.
It’s no secret many Jets fans also pull for the baseball team in Queens. So you’d have to wonder how they feel about Tebow teaming up with Mets nemesis Chipper “Lar-ry!” Jones.
Dan Uggla ended his struggles against against R.A. Dickey with a two-run homer, and Juan Francisco and Freddie Freeman also hit two-run drives to lead the Atlanta Braves over the New York Mets 14-6 Wednesday.
Hey, at least it’s not Chipper Jones. Right, Mets fans?
How will the Mets “acknowledge” the career of nemesis Chipper Jones? Well, he thinks he may have an idea.