Tag: Atlanta Braves

MMO Players Of The Week: Only The Loney & Robles Is More

An article by posted on June 28, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Players Of The Week: Only The Loney & Robles Is More

The New York Mets opened up the week of June 19-25th with a crushing loss at the hands of Julio Teheran, who one-hit the Mets in a complete game shutout, winning 6-0. The Mets were swept by the Braves in that weekend series, scoring a total of only four runs at home. They dropped to […]

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Bartolo Colon Thumbs His Way Through Seven Solid Innings

An article by posted on June 27, 2016 0 Comments
Bartolo Colon Thumbs His Way Through Seven Solid Innings

Now that the diamond dust of Michael Conforto’s demotion, Jose Reyes’ resigning, Logan Verrett, Sean Gilmartin and Brandon Nimmo being recalled from Las Vegas has settled, it’s still much ado about nothing with the Mets starting line-up. NY prospect Brandon Nimmo’s 0-4 major league debut was not one that dreams are made of, as he […]

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Mets Offense Stifled Again, Braves Take Finale 5-2 To Earn Series Split

An article by posted on June 26, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Offense Stifled Again, Braves Take Finale 5-2 To Earn Series Split

The New York Mets (40-34) were defeated by the Atlanta Braves (26-49) by a score of 5-2 at Turner Field Sunday afternoon.  With the loss the Mets will temporarily fall 2.5 games back of the Washington Nationals. Pitching: Bartolo Colon was on the mound today and the wily vet was very good.  Colon went seven […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets Hang On In Wild One To Beat Braves 8-6

An article by posted on June 24, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets Hang On In Wild One To Beat Braves 8-6

The New York Mets (39-33) defeated the Atlanta Braves (25-48) by a score of 8-6 at Turner Field Friday evening. Offense:  Aaron Blair wasn’t very good tonight and the Mets took advantage. The Mets got things started in the top of the second inning.  Neil Walker started the inning off with a sharp single into […]

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MMO Players Of The Week: Two Potential All-Stars

An article by posted on June 20, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Players Of The Week: Two Potential All-Stars

It’s difficult to write a Players of the Week after such a rough showing this weekend. But the Mets did have a pair of deserving standout players. With the way the pitching lined up, many fans and writers had the Mets sweeping the Braves this weekend, however it was the Braves that essentially knocked the […]

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Anger & Frustration: Braves Shut Down Mets 6-0

An article by posted on June 19, 2016 0 Comments
Anger & Frustration: Braves Shut Down Mets 6-0

The New York Mets (36-32) were defeated by the Atlanta Braves (23-46) by a score of 6-0 this afternoon at Citi Field. With the loss, the Braves completed the sweep of the Mets, and have now won five in a row. Pitching: Jacob deGrom toed the rubber for the Mets this afternoon on his 28th […]

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John Gant Suffocates Mets Offense, Braves Take Opener 5-1

An article by posted on June 17, 2016 0 Comments
John Gant Suffocates Mets Offense, Braves Take Opener 5-1

The New York Mets (36-30) were defeated by the Atlanta Braves (21-46) by a score of 5-1 at Citi Field Friday evening. Pitching: Matt Harvey was not at his best tonight.  After three sterling starts, Harvey struggled, especially putting innings away with two out.  All in all, Harvey went six innings giving up four runs, […]

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Braves Deal Kelly Johnson Back To Mets

An article by posted on June 8, 2016 0 Comments
Braves Deal Kelly Johnson Back To Mets

According to MLB Network citing sources, it looks like the New York Mets have swung a deal with the Atlanta Braves for utility infielder and outfielder Kelly Johnson. The Mets are reportedly sending pitching prospect Akeel Morris to the Braves in exchange for Johnson. Additionally, the Mets are getting cash back in the deal. Johnson, […]

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Chopped: Braves Fire Manager Fredi Gonzalez

An article by posted on May 17, 2016 0 Comments
Chopped: Braves Fire Manager Fredi Gonzalez

According to David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal Constitution, the Atlanta Braves have fired manager Fredi Gonzalez this morning. The Braves were mired in one of the worst half-seasons in the franchise’s 140-year history last year, and that was followed by its worst-ever start to a season. They have the worst record in the majors […]

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The Z Files: How Steven Matz Dominated the Atlanta Braves

An article by posted on May 5, 2016 0 Comments
The Z Files: How Steven Matz Dominated the Atlanta Braves

The New York Mets made a cool, rainy day look beautiful, hitting four home runs en route to a 8-0 shellacking of the last place Atlanta Braves.  The Mets hit more home runs during this series than the Braves have all season. Steven Matz fell short of his first complete game shutout, dominating Braves hitters […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Colon and Matz Help Mets Win 6th Consecutive Series

An article by posted on May 5, 2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Colon and Matz Help Mets Win 6th Consecutive Series

3 Up 1. Brilliant Bart Coming off a shaky start against the Cincinnati Reds, Bartolo Colon was dazzling against the Atlanta Braves on Monday night. Colon allowed seven hits, struck out seven, and didn’t allow a walk in eight innings pitched. The win was his 220th of his career, moving him past Pedro Martinez for […]

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