Every year, it’s the same story: Fantasy baseball teams scramble in the first week to pick up that hot rookie or replace dud closer who has already gotten the hook from the manager.
Freddie Freeman hit his second home run of spring training, helping the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 3-2 Tuesday.
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The entire apparatus is so swathed in entitlement that you, the fan, the customer, client, and de facto employer have become lost in the tornadic narcissism. You’re just too dumb. You didn’t play the game.
The Mets and Braves waited a long time to get going. Finally, at 1:22 a.m., Freddie Freeman gave Atlanta a most improbable victory.
The Mets lost their fourth in a row after resuming Friday’s suspended game.
Jon Niese gave up seven earned runs in four innings pitched as the Braves blasted the Mets on Sunday.
The Atlanta Braves completed a three-game sweep over the Mets on Sunday. Atlanta won in extra innings 3-2.
Johan Santana was pulled early in his return as the Mets were defeated by the Braves 9-3 on Saturday night.
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.
Freddie Freeman saved Mets manager Terry Collins from making perhaps the most unpopular decision in team history.
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.
Oliver Perez surrendered back-to-back homers during the Mets’ 7-4 victory over the Washington Nationals. Brooks Conrad hit a two-run homer for the Atlanta Braves and Willie Harris connected for the Mets as the split-squads played to a 3-3 tie.