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The Importance of Mets Final Homestand Before All-Star Break
July 4th, 2014 at 12:47 PM
When the New York Mets take the field on Friday night to kick off a Fourth of July weekend series with the Texas Rangers, they will open up a ten-game homestand which will represent their last chance to turn things in the right direction before heading into the All-Star Break...

Braves Defeat Mets 3-1, Complete Sweep
July 2nd, 2014 at 10:54 PM
The New York Mets (37-48) were swept by the Atlanta Braves (47-38) at Turner Field Wednesday night by a score of 3-1. The Braves have now won seven in a row and nine of their last ten, while the Mets fell to 3-7 in that span. Game Highlights The Braves got all...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Atlanta Braves
July 2nd, 2014 at 6:00 PM
The New York Mets (37-47) conclude their three-game series with the Atlanta Braves (46-38) Wednesday at Turner Field. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 PM. The Braves will be going for the sweep after taking the first two games of the series, extending their win streak to six, while improving...

Atlanta Braves Beat up Daisuke Matsuzaka and Win 5-4 Over New York Mets
July 2nd, 2014 at 8:59 AM
Atlanta-Daisuke Matsuzaka has done a commendable job filling in the New York Mets' starting rotation, but he knew his days as a starter might be numbered with Dillon Gee close to returning from the disabled list. Matsuzaka or Jacob deGrom will lose a rotation spot to Gee when he returns,...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Atlanta Braves
July 1st, 2014 at 7:13 PM
The New York Mets (37-46) continue their three-game series with the Atlanta Braves (45-38) Tuesday night at Turner Field. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 PM. The Braves handed the Mets their seventeenth loss in the month of June to open the series Monday night and close out a brutal...

Jeurys Familia’s Eighth Inning Meltdown Costs New York Mets Game
June 30th, 2014 at 11:13 PM
Atlanta-The New York Mets let another game slip through their fingers in Atlanta. The Mets have let far too many leads slip away this season due to a failure to tack on runs and the failures of the bullpen. The goat for the Mets (37-46)  tonight was reliever Jeurys Familia,...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Atlanta Braves
June 30th, 2014 at 5:56 PM
After dropping three out of four to the Pittsburgh Pirates, the New York Mets are in some serious danger. The Mets (37-45) have been on the fringes of playoff contention the whole season despite their struggles due to a relatively weak National League East. That may change as the two...

Mets 101 NL East Roundup: Atlanta Braves Hold Slim Lead at Top of Division
May 15th, 2014 at 9:15 AM
Now that we are nearly a quarter of the way into the 2014 season, it is time to take a look around the crowded NL East.  The Atlanta Braves started hot out of the gate, however a seven game losing streak in early May put the division back up for...

New York Mets Defeat Atlanta Braves 4-3 in 14 Innings
April 20th, 2014 at 9:35 PM
New York-The New York Mets entered Easter Sunday looking to snap a two game losing streak to the Atlanta Braves. The Mets weren't banking on having to play nearly five hours to do it. After some early scoring, the Mets and Braves played to a draw for seven innings. The...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Atlanta Braves at New York Mets
April 20th, 2014 at 10:04 AM
After winning the first two games of their three game set, the Atlanta Braves (12-5) are looking to break out the brooms against the New York Mets (8-9) this afternoon. The Braves now have a four game lead over the Mets in the National League East, and are looking to...

Atlanta Braves Defeat New York Mets 7-5
April 20th, 2014 at 9:50 AM
New York-After a loss to the Atlanta Braves Friday night, the New York Mets looked to Bartolo Colon to bounce back. Colon defeated the Braves in his last time out, so the Mets felt confident. The Braves felt confident in their starter as well since Ervin Santana dominated the Mets...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Atlanta Braves at New York Mets
April 19th, 2014 at 4:44 PM
Friday was a whirlwind day for the New York Mets. The Mets made a big move before the game, trading first baseman Ike Davis to the Pittsburgh Pirates literally minutes before first pitch. The Mets (8-8) then forgot their bats against the Atlanta Braves (11-5), getting one hit in a...

Atlanta Braves Nearly No-Hit New York Mets in 6-0 Win
April 19th, 2014 at 7:42 AM
New York-While the pregame headlines were dominated by the trade of Ike Davis to the Pittsburgh Pirates, the New York Mets still had a game to play. The Mets opened up a 10 game home stand against the Atlanta Braves last night looking to improve their play at Citi Field....

Mets 101 Game Preview: Atlanta Braves at New York Mets
April 18th, 2014 at 6:34 PM
After wrapping up a very successful nine game road trip, the New York Mets return home above the .500 mark for the first time this season. The Mets check into today's action with an 8-7 record, and they will now look to build on their strong trip over a 10...

Eric Young Jr., Mets, Sprint to 6-4 Win Over Braves
April 10th, 2014 at 10:49 PM
The New York Mets (4-5) defeated the Atlanta Braves (5-4) in their series finale Thursday night by a score of at Turner Field. The Mets took two out of three for their division rivals and displayed excellent small ball throughout the night, led by their leadoff man on the basepaths. The...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Atlanta Braves
April 10th, 2014 at 6:30 PM
The New York Mets (3-5) wrap up their three-game series with the Atlanta Braves (5-3) Thursday evening at Turner Field. First pitch is scheduled for 7:00 PM. The NL East rivals have split the first two games of the set, with the Mets taking the opener 4-0 before dropping last...

Late Rally Comes up Short in 4-3 Loss for New York Mets
April 10th, 2014 at 12:39 AM
Atlanta-The New York Mets got a rough outing from Zack Wheeler, as he allowed four runs in five innings of work. That effort, combined with a stellar performance from Atlanta Braves' starter Ervin Santana, left the Mets down 4-0 heading into the ninth. The Mets did make things interesting against...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Atlanta Braves
April 9th, 2014 at 6:32 PM
After Bartolo Colon's superb outing last night, the New York Mets got their road trip off to a winning start with a 4-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves. The Mets will look to make it two in a row when they renew their series with the Braves tonight at 7:10...

Mets Make It Interesting, Shutout Braves 4-0
April 8th, 2014 at 11:09 PM
The New York Mets (3-4) defeated the Atlanta Braves (4-3) in their series opener Tuesday night at Turner Field by a score of 4-0. Mets closer Jose Valverde turned a comfortable lead into a cliffhanger in the ninth, loading the bases for Jason Heyward, but got the slugger to fly...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Atlanta Braves
April 8th, 2014 at 6:08 PM
The New York Mets (2-4) hit the road for the first time in 2014, as they meet their NL East rival Atlanta Braves (4-2) Monday evening at Turner Field. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 PM. Tonight's game kicks off a nine-game road trip for the Mets, who had the...