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ATLANTA, GA - JUNE 17: Dillon Gee #35 of the New York Mets singles in the seventh inning to knock in a run against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on June 17, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

After Long Rain Delay, Braves Walk-Off Vs. Mets

By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) _ The Atlanta Braves waited a long time to get going. Finally, at 1:22 a.m., Freddie Freeman gave them a most improbable victory. Freeman hit a two-run […]


NEW YORK, NY - MAY 26: Ike Davis #29 of the New York Mets celebrates a 4-2 win against the Atlanta Braves during their game on May 26, 2013 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Davis Breaks Slump, Leads Mets Past Braves

By MIKE FITZPATRICK AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ Not a bad way to bust out of a slump. Ike Davis finally snapped his prolonged funk at the plate with a tiebreaking single in […]


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Mets-Braves Suspended Thanks to Rain

By HOWIE RUMBERG AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ Evan Gattis had a two-run, pinch-hit single in the top of the eighth, then the Mets rallied to tie it in a downpour in the […]


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Braves Hammer Mets

By CHARLES ODUM= ^AP Sports Writer= ATLANTA (AP) _ Too much rest led to too many walks for Jonathon Niese. With his start pushed back by an off day Thursday and a rainout Saturday, Niese […]


ATLANTA, GA - MAY 3: David Wright #5 of the New York Mets celebrates with teammates after hitting a home run to tie the game in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves on May 3, 2013 at Turner Field in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Butch Dill/Getty Images)

Mets Win in Extras

By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) _ Marlon Byrd was hardly surprised to see David Wright crush a home run off Braves closer Craig Kimbrel. “We expect it,” Byrd said. “He’s unbelievable how he […]


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Andrelton Simmons Good Bet To Win Gold Gloves For Braves

Andrelton Simmons is a good bet to win several gold gloves during his career, and he’s shown the ability to stay within himself and make adjustments at the plate.


Mets Top 2011 Loss Total

By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) _ Kris Medlen did his part to ensure Chipper Jones’ last regular-season home game was a win. Then again, all of the Atlanta Braves have been winning […]


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Mets Continue To End Season On Hot Streak

By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) _ Lucas Duda’s three-run homer in the seventh gave New York the lead, Jonathon Niese pitched seven strong innings for his third straight win and the Mets […]


Braves Take Mets In 10

Mets fans cheered the loudest for Chipper Jones once he was out of their ballpark for good.


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Mets Fall To Braves

Paul Maholm and the Braves bullpen combined to give Atlanta three straight shutouts for the first time in exactly a decade, and the NL wild-card leaders beat the New York Mets 3-0 on Friday night.