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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Mets fans cheered the loudest for Chipper Jones once he was out of their ballpark for good.
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.
Mets over Braves on Sunday night