The four total games will be the fewest between the Mets and Yanks since the first two seasons of interleague play back in 1997 and 1998 when the teams played just one three-game series.
The red-hot Atlanta Braves shut out the Mets 2-0 on Saturday night.
Paul Maholm and the Braves bullpen combined to give Atlanta three straight shutouts for the first time in exactly a decade, and the NL wild-card leaders beat the New York Mets 3-0 on Friday night.
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.
Paul Maholm pitched a three-hitter in his second start for Atlanta and the Braves got two-run homers from Jason Heyward and Dan Uggla to beat the New York Mets 4-0 Friday night.
Paul Maholm pitched seven shutout innings, Brandon Wood homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the New York Mets 3-1 on Monday night to split their four-game series.
SNY’s Kevin Burkhardt reports that an MRI on Jenrry Mejia’s shoulder revealed a serious shoulder strain, forcing the Mets to shut down the promising rookie for the season.
The New York Mets may be one of the worst offensive teams in baseball, but they’re showing that they can at least hit the Pittsburgh Pirates’ poor pitching.