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“I saw his foot as I’m going for the base right there in the middle, and as I came down, I knew I didn’t get any of the base. I knew I got all of his foot,” a somber Young said.
Tim Hudson took a shutout into the eighth inning before getting spiked at first base and carted off the field during the Atlanta Braves’ 8-2 victory over the New York Mets on Wednesday night.
Jon Niese gave up seven earned runs in four innings pitched as the Braves blasted the Mets on Sunday.
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.
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.
Chipper Jones atoned for a costly error by cutting down the potential tying run at the plate and the Atlanta Braves held on to end the Yankees’ 10-game winning streak, beating New York 4-3 Tuesday night.
Mets ace Johan Santana and the Atlanta Braves have the same thing in mind heading into Opening Day. They’d both like to put last year behind them.
Dickey held the Braves to three runners through the first five innings — Prado’s broken-bat single in the first and walks to Brian McCann in the second and Freddie Freeman in the fifth.
Dan Uggla extended his career-best hitting streak to 26 games with a two-run single in the eighth inning, Tim Hudson pitched seven stellar innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 4-1 on Friday night.
Tim Hudson pitched four-hit ball for four innings and the Atlanta Braves roughed up New York Mets starter R.A. Dickey in an 12-0 win Saturday.
Tim Hudson snapped a three-start losing streak and Nate McLouth homered and drove in two runs, giving the Atlanta Braves’ playoff push another boost with a 4-2 victory over the New York Mets on Saturday.
David Wright homered, Johan Santana won for the first time in four starts and the New York Mets snapped the Atlanta Braves’ five-game winning streak with a 4-2 victory Thursday night.
Tim Hudson looks for a fifth straight victory over New York, while trying to help the NL East-leading Braves to a series sweep over Johan Santana and the Mets.