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Downtown Portland (Credit, Randy Yagi)

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An exterior view of Turner Field (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Braves Leaving Turner Field, Moving Into 42,000-Seat Stadium In 2017

The Braves say they will be leaving Turner Field and moving into a new 42,000-seat, $672 million stadium 11 miles from downtown in 2017. It’s not clear how much it will cost taxpayers.


Turner Field (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Braves Fan Dies After 65-Foot Fall At Turner Field

The mother of a Georgia man who died after falling from the upper deck of Turner Field in Atlanta says her son was a lifelong Braves fan who followed the team through losing seasons as well as winning ones.


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Top Pitching Prospect Zack Wheeler Eager, Excited To Make Major-League Debut

Zack Wheeler is excited about his big-league debut with the New York Mets, especially since he’ll be pitching not far from where he grew up.


Chipper Jones #10 of the Atlanta Braves walks into the clubhouse after the Braves lost to the St. Louis Cardinals, 6-3, during the National League Wild Card playoff game. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Kallet: MLB’s New Wild Card Format Is Completely Unjust, And I Have A Solution

If Commissioner Selig is so insistent on having an extra Wild Card team in each league, then I have a solution. Is it a perfect solution? By no stretch of the imagination. It has its holes, and many would cry foul if it was ever implemented, but I can guarantee than it’s far more fair than what’s currently in place.


MLB Commissioner Bud Selig (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

New MLB Playoff Format Could Hurt Top Teams On The Field, In The Pocket

Regardless of where you stand on the new MLB playoff schedule, one thing is for sure: The new format could hurt the teams with the best records, both on the field and in the pocket


New York Mets pitcher D.J. Carrasco, center, walks off the mound after balking in the winning run as the Atlanta Braves run onto the field to celebrate in the 10th inning of a baseball game, Thursday, June 16, 2011, in Atlanta. The Braves won 9-8. (credit: AP Photo/Tami Chappell)

Coleman’s Corner: Mets Feeling Good Despite Walk-Off Balk

You couldn’t blame the Mets if they were upset about a walk-off balk, of all things, costing them a chance for a sweep of the Braves in Atlanta — but they weren’t.


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Coutinho: Can The Mets Turn It Around?

When the Mets broke camp in late March, we were promised a fundamentally sound team. So far we have seen a club that can’t hit in the clutch, throws the baseball around like a hot potato, and has a pitching staff that refuses to throw strikes.


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Johan, Mets Look To Avoid Sweep In Atlanta

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.


Mets' lefty Pat Misch (file)

Mets’ Misch Still Looking For 1st Win

The Mets are trying to move above .500 after winning 5-1 against Houston on Sunday to split a six-game homestand.


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Schwei By The Numbers: Mets On The Road Again

The Mets begin a 10-game road trip this week with stops in Atlanta and Chicago.


Mike Pelfrey (file)

Pelfrey On Hill For Mets Vs. Rival Braves

Both at the plate and in the standings, the Atlanta Braves are squandering prime opportunities these days. Facing slumping New York Mets starter Mike Pelfrey may give them a great opportunity to regain their footing.


Johan Santana

Mets In Need Of Road Mojo

A shrinking lead atop the NL East may have the Atlanta Braves feeling desperate to return to Turner Field. Taking on Johan Santana and the sputtering New York Mets may help.