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.
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
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.
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.
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.
The Mets are trying to move above .500 after winning 5-1 against Houston on Sunday to split a six-game homestand.
The Mets begin a 10-game road trip this week with stops in Atlanta and Chicago.
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.
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.
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