Tag: Atlanta Braves

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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The Z Files: A Closer Look At Matt Harvey’s Loss To Braves

An article by posted on May 4, 2016 0 Comments
The Z Files: A Closer Look At Matt Harvey’s Loss To Braves

The New York Mets hitters amassed only a single hit in their 3-0 loss to the Atlanta Braves.  As noted below, there is little to worry about with the Mets batting lineup but the same cannot be said for Matt Harvey. Matt Harvey (L, 2-4) 3 R, 8 H, 4 SO, 2 BB There were […]

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Bartolo Colon Pulls Off A Milestone On Monday

An article by posted on May 3, 2016 0 Comments
Bartolo Colon Pulls Off A Milestone On Monday

USA Today Sports/Photo by Anthony Gruppuso With the scent of Sunday’s winning streak coming to an end still fresh in the Citi Field air, Mets elder statesman Bartolo Colon reached into his bag of tricks to pull off a milestone on Monday. Pitching 8 innings of shutout ball, Colon captured his 220th career victory surpassing […]

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MMO Game Recap: Colon Shines In 4-1 Victory Over Braves

An article by posted on May 3, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Colon Shines In 4-1 Victory Over Braves

The New York Mets (16-8) defeated the Atlanta Braves (6-19) by a score of 4-1 in the first game of the three game set. With the win, Bartolo Colon passed Pedro Martinez for the second place in wins by a Dominican pitcher with the 220th victory of his career. Pitching: The man. The myth. The […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets Defeat Braves 3-2 In Finale To Complete Sweep

An article by posted on April 25, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets Defeat Braves 3-2 In Finale To Complete Sweep

The New York Mets (10-7) completed a sweep of the Atlanta Braves (4-14) and won the series finale by a score of 3-2 this Sunday afternoon.  The Mets completed their very successful road trip going 7-2 overall. Pitching: Welcome back Jacob deGrom!  It wasn’t exactly “deGromination” today but the Mets have got to be pleased […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 8, Braves 2

An article by posted on April 23, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 8, Braves 2

The New York Mets (9-7) defeated the Atlanta Braves (4-13) tonight at Turner Field by a score of 8-2 in the second game of a the weekend series. Offense: The Mets got things started early off Braves starter Jhoulys Chacin, scratching out two runs in the first. Curtis Granderson led off the game with a […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets Take Opener, Slam Braves 6-3

An article by posted on April 23, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets Take Opener, Slam Braves 6-3

The New York Mets (8-7) defeated the Atlanta Braves (4-12) by a score of 6-3 in the opener of a three game set at Turner Field Friday night. The Mets got off to a quick start with a grand slam from Curtis Granderson and Matt Harvey did just enough to battle through five innings and […]

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