New York Mets

Braves Valiant in Defeat

The Atlanta Braves had their winning streak snapped today, but they were still valiant in defeat.  Three times they came back from a deficit to tie the Mets,  only to see New York push across a run in the eighth for the victory. This was the first game this season the Braves have trailed.  Obviously they haven’t been shut out yet this season, either, something that happened all too often the... »

Johnson’s Smash Leads Braves Over Mets

Johnson’s Smash Leads Braves Over Mets

A Chris Johnson 10th inning homer lifted the Atlanta Braves to a 4-1 over the New York Mets Wednesday.  The win gives the Braves a series tie in this brief 2 game set with the Mets. Both lineups really struggled to get anything going on Wednesday afternoon.  Alex Wood and Jonathon Niese did not have their best stuff.  They were both helped out by the opposition.  Niese finished with 7 IP, and 1 ER... »

Simmons Braves Shortstop

Wheeler Dazzles Braves Again

Errors cost the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night as they were beat by the New York Mets, 5-3.  It started in the 1st inning with Eric Young Jr. at the plate.  It looked like he would be thrown out to end the inning, but a throwing error allowed Young to reach base.  He later scored when Ike Davis singled to right field. It was an error that led to Mets runs in the 6th inning as well.  Young and Dan... »

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Hudson Undergoes Successful Surgery

Atlanta Braves pitcher Tim Hudson underwent successful surgery Friday afternoon, for an injury he sustained Wednesday night against the New York Mets. The Atlanta Braves media relations department announced that the veteran pitcher’s surgery was to repair a fractured fibula and the deltoid ligament in his right ankle and was performed by Dr. Marvin Royster in Atlanta.  He is expected to begi... »

Wood Struggles as Braves Drop Mets Finale

Wood Struggles as Braves Drop Mets Finale

The Atlanta Braves fell 7-4 to the New York Mets in the final game of the series on Thursday afternoon as Braves rookie Alex Wood struggled in his second start. The Braves road woes continued this past four days in New York. Alex Wood was called up to take Paul Maholm’s spot in the Atlanta rotation. This was his 2nd start of the season, and 1st since being sent to Gwinnett to be “stretched” out fo... »

Tim Hudson

Hudson Gets Win and Fractured Ankle Against Mets

The Atlanta Braves bats came alive as they defeated the New York Mets 8-2, in a game that saw a scary injury to Braves starter, Tim Hudson.  Hudson pitched brilliantly in his 7.2 innings before he was injured covering 1st base.  Eric Young Jr. stepped on Hudson’s right ankle, which forced Hudson to be taken off field on a golf cart. Hudson will return to Atlanta and after the swelling goes down ha... »

Matt Harvey Mets

Medlen Struggles Again as Mets Down Braves

Once again, the Atlanta Braves struggled to score runs against the New York Mets on Tuesday night, as the Mets were able to score 3 runs late to defeat the Braves, 4-1. The Braves were 1-8 with RISP during Tuesday’s game.  That does not bode well for getting runs or a win in any game. The only Braves run of the game came from the very 1st batter, Andrelton Simmons.  Simmons led off the game with a... »

Is Braves Kris Medlen Bullpen Bound?

Is Braves Kris Medlen Bullpen Bound?

Atlanta Braves starter Kris Medlen has struggled lately and he’ll have to turn it around if he wants to stay in the Braves’ starting rotation.  Medlen starts Tuesday night against the New York Mets and he needs to make it a good one. Medlen has a 1-2 record in July, with a 7.63 ERA.  He’s given up 26 hits in only 15.1 innings and walked 6, while striking out 10.  What is particul... »