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Mets 101 Seven in Seven Series: Biggest Met Killers #1-Chipper Jones
February 17th, 2013 at 6:53 PM
Just in time for the New Year, Mets 101's Seven in Seven series returns as our gift to you. Each week, the Mets 101 staff will begin a countdown of topics related to the New York Mets (i.e. best third baseman, worst defeat, etc.). We will begin our countdowns with...

Sizing up the Competition, Part 2: Atlanta Braves
January 6th, 2013 at 12:04 PM
As we digest the aftermath of the R.A. Dickey trade, it is clear that the New York Mets are looking to build their 2013 squad with youth. A natural question to keep an eye on for the Mets is to see what their division rivals are doing in the offseason....

New York Mets 50th Anniversary: Top Rival Teams
October 9th, 2012 at 3:45 PM
As the New York Mets miss out on the postseason for the sixth consecutive season, it is particularly painful for Mets fans to watch the postseason seeing two division rivals (the Washington Nationals and Atlanta Braves) competing for the World Series title. Mets fans aren't particularly thrilled either that the...

Braves Down Mets 6-2 in Chipper’s Final Home Game
September 30th, 2012 at 7:36 PM
It’s the end of an era.  Chipper Jones’ days of tormenting Met fans are over as today was the last time the two adversaries faced off against each other.  The Braves (93-66) also made history today as they won for the major league record 23rd straight time when Kris Medlen started the...

Farewell Larry “Chipper” Jones: a Living Obituary for the Career of an All Time New York Mets Nemesis
September 9th, 2012 at 9:13 PM
After hearing that Chipper Jones would not be making the start in the last game of the Atlanta Braves series at Citi Field for 2012, I really thought Jones' reign of torment over the Amazins' had come to a close.  Jones, however, wasn't done tormenting the Mets just yet. Jones...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Atlanta Braves at New York Mets
September 7th, 2012 at 5:03 PM
 ***PHOTO1*** After a successful 6-3 road trip, the New York Mets will return home for a six game homestand with the top two teams in the National League East. First on the docket will be a three game set with the Atlanta Braves, an occasion that will mark the final visit...

Mets 101 News and Notes: Team on Pace to Lose 23 Million Dollars in 2012
September 6th, 2012 at 10:40 AM
While the New York Mets have more losses than wins on the field, a lot of fans and experts have been looking to see how the team's record is faring off the field. Team owner Fred Wilpon has been the subject of rumblings for years about the team's financial troubles,...

Atlanta Braves Turn Lights Out on New York Mets to Tune of 7-5 Victory
July 13th, 2012 at 11:33 PM
Atlanta- The New York Mets opened up the second half of their season trying to repeat the way they started the first half, with a victory over the Atlanta Braves. The Braves weren't so keen on following the same old script, so they turned out the lights (both literally and...

What Does the Future Hold for the Atlanta Braves?
May 4th, 2012 at 6:41 PM
Following a year they took the NL east by storm, up by double digits in the standings in August (10 and 1/2 to be exact), certain lock to make the playoffs, and then a sudden unbelievable collapse.  Sound familiar? These were the seasons of the 2010 and 2011 Atlanta Braves,...

New York Mets Take on Atlanta Braves at Turner Field
April 16th, 2012 at 4:48 PM
The 6-3 Mets will look to continue their hot start to 2012 tonight at Turner Field, as they take on the 5-4 Atlanta Braves at 7:05. Jason Bay is back in the lineup after sitting out Sunday's matinee loss in Philadelphia and Josh Thole will start behind the plate after getting a day off himself. Bay will bat in the fifth spot, while Thole will hit seventh. ***PHOTO1*** First...

Schwinden Struggles as Mets Drop Game 1 of Doubleheader 6-5
September 8th, 2011 at 7:46 PM
New York-The Mets returned to New York early to make up a pair of games against the Braves that were rained out when Hurricane Irene came to town.  While the Mets have been out of the playoff race for a long time, the Mets did have an opportunity to play...