After learning last week that the Mets are planning to ‘acknowledge’ the career of Chipper Jones at Citi Field, I guess we shouldn’t be surprised by this news…
If this in fact true, Craig thinks this is a horrible idea and can’t understand why the Mets would even entertain it…
Mets ace Johan Santana and the Atlanta Braves have the same thing in mind heading into Opening Day. They’d both like to put last year behind them.
Long-time foe of the Mets, Chipper Jones is set to retire at the end of the 2012 season.
And you thought the Mets’ epic collapse of 2007 was bad? Move over, Tom Glavine. Make room, incredibly, for Jonathan Papelbon.
Dickey held the Braves to three runners through the first five innings — Prado’s broken-bat single in the first and walks to Brian McCann in the second and Freddie Freeman in the fifth.
Chipper Jones will be in St. Louis with the Braves playing the Cardinals this Sunday, but 9/11 won’t be far from his mind.
Chipper Jones had a sacrifice fly and RBI double in the nightcap and a solo homer and a double in the opener, as the Braves swept a doubleheader from the Mets on Thursday night.
The New York Mets suffered a painful loss Sunday afternoon not only in the standings but to their lineup as both Jose Reyes and Daniel Murphy had to leave the game due to injury.
D.J. Carrasco’s balk in the 10th inning gave the Atlanta Braves 9-8 win over the New York Mets on Thursday night.
Eric Hinske came into the game after a scary injury to rookie Jordan Schafer and later hit a tiebreaking home run in the ninth inning Friday night that sent the Atlanta Braves over the New York Mets 6-3.
The Mets return home to Citi Field to host the Astros and Diamondbacks this week. The Mets went 1-and-6 on their first homestand of the season — their worst performance at home in a season-opening homestand (of at least six games) since the 1962 Mets went 0-and-6 at the Polo Grounds.
Manager Terry Collins shook up the lineup, moving Thole, the Mets’ catcher, up from the No. 8 spot to hit behind leadoff hitter Jose Reyes. Thole had run-scoring singles in the first and fifth innings.
Jair Jurrjens threw seven sharp innings in his return from the disabled list and the Atlanta Braves shut out the struggling New York Mets 4-0 Saturday night to complete a doubleheader sweep.
Alex Gonzalez hit two of Atlanta’s four solo homers and the Braves finally provided some offense for Derek Lowe, beating the skidding New York Mets 4-2 on Saturday in the opener of a doubleheader.