NL Wild Card
David Freese and the St. Louis Cardinals rediscovered their postseason touch. Chipper Jones and the Braves kept throwing the ball away. And the Atlanta fans turned Turner Field into a trash heap.
Ryan Braun hit two home runs and rookie pitcher Wily Peralta gave up two singles in eight innings, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the New York Mets 3-0 Sunday.
There is no sugarcoating the recently completed Mets road trip, as losing five-of-six to division opponents is unacceptable on a number of levels. But there is plenty of fight left in this team.
David Wright pulled the Mets from the depths of despair by snapping their losing streak and has been the Mets’ go-to guy all year.