New York ace Masahiro Tanaka sparkled in his spring training debut, a Yankees’ 3-2 win over Atlanta Thursday night in which Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez was ejected after one pitch by his starter.
Not long after the Braves blew a late lead for Mike Minor, manager Fredi Gonzalez nearly blew his top.
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.
Rain has forced the Braves to postpone their game Saturday against the Mets. A makeup date has yet to be determined.
The red-hot Atlanta Braves shut out the Mets 2-0 on Saturday night.
The Atlanta Braves completed a three-game sweep over the Mets on Sunday. Atlanta won in extra innings 3-2.
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.
The Mets won by a whisker on Sunday night as they held off a late Braves comeback to win 6-5.