Braves Hit 4 Homers, Beat Mets 4-2 Behind LoweAlex 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.
Coleman's Corner: The Mets' Bullpen BattleBy most projections, 6 of the 7 spots in the Mets' bullpen are locked up. That leaves Jason Isringhausen, Blaine Boyer, Manny Acosta and Pat Misch all vying for the final spot.
Mets Split Squads Go 1-0-1 Vs. Nats And BravesOliver 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.
Coleman's Corner: The Latest On Ollie PNot that he had much choice, but Oliver Perez has not fought the decision to go to the pen - he can deal with it whether he likes it or not.
Coleman's Corner: That's A Start For Mets' Ollie POllie lives for another day. Perez defied the odds and went out and threw two scoreless innings, allowing two hits, in a 3-0 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday.
Perez Struggles In Mets' 5-4 WinOliver Perez, who is hoping for a spot at the back end of the Mets rotation, allowed four earned runs and walked three in only two innings
Coleman's Corner: A Hair Raising StartThe Mets staged their annual intra-squad matchup on Friday and Scott Hairston stole the spotlight.
Nationals In Town For Mets' Final SeriesThe New York Mets' record may indicate improvement over last season, but it's still not what embattled manager Jerry Manuel was anticipating.
Mets Prevent Phillies From Winning Division TitleThe New York Mets beat Philadelphia 7-3 on Sunday, preventing the Phillies from clinching their fourth straight NL East title at home.
Heyward's Homer Powers Braves Past Mets, 9-3Jason Heyward homered and drove in four runs, Martin Prado drove in three runs and the NL East-leading Braves beat the Mets 9-3 on Monday night.
Mets' Misch Still Looking For 1st WinThe Mets are trying to move above .500 after winning 5-1 against Houston on Sunday to split a six-game homestand.
Mets Aim To Bury 4th Place MarlinsWith rookie Alex Sanabia looking for another strong start, the Marlins try to avoid a fifth consecutive road loss to the Mets on Wednesday night.