Tag: Atlanta Braves

After Some Bad Home Cooking, Mets On The Road Again

An article by posted on August 2, 2010 0 Comments

Starting tonight, the Mets begin a very critical road trip featuring two 3-game series against their two chief division rivals; the Philadelphia Phillies and the Atlanta Braves. The next seven days will be a “make or break” period for the team and could determine their ultimate fate at the end of the season. It was […]

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NL East Report

An article by posted on July 30, 2010 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves: (58-43; Leader) The Braves remain in talks for maybe a bat or a reliever, but it’s likely that they stand pat. The Braves dropped two of three to the Nationals, and have been particularly inconsistent since the Break, going 6-7. They play the Reds this weekend. Philadelphia Phillies: (56-46; -2.5) Well, by now […]

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NL East Report

An article by posted on July 16, 2010 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves: (53-36; Leader) The Braves took the first game from the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday, and have their rotation set up for Hanson, Hudson, and Lowe the weekend. In case you missed the All-Star Game, Brian McCann won MVP for his go-ahead double that put the National League ahead. Nate McLouth continues his rehab […]

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Mets Cannot Let The Braves And Phillies Pull Away From The Pack

An article by posted on July 16, 2010 0 Comments

With last night’s 2-0 loss to the San Francisco Giants, the Mets now find themselves five games back of the front-running Atlanta Braves. It looks like a fight to the finish may be shaping up for the NL Wild Card this season. Three NL East teams currently occupy the top seven spots for the Wild Card; […]

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Looking Just a Few Days Ahead

An article by posted on July 7, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets are going to be playing for first place this weekend.  Not against the Phillies, but against a resurgent Braves team that is making it feel like the early part of the decade when these two teams were battling for NL East dominance.  And if Jonathan Niese and the Mets can take the rubber […]

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NL East Report

An article by posted on July 2, 2010 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves: (46-33; Leader) The Braves took two of three from the Washington Nationals and will open a three game series with the Marlins this weekend. J Hey was placed on the DL with a thumb injury, while he was 2nd in the All-Star voting in the OF. If he is not ready by then, […]

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These Marlins Have Become Our Nemesis

An article by posted on June 30, 2010 0 Comments

Remember a few years back when the Braves were rolling to 14 straight division titles, and the Mets seemingly lost 80% of their games against Atlanta?  Thankfully time and Atlanta’s mediocrity for a few years has evened that back out, but now the Mets have a new regular nemesis–the Florida Marlins. The Mets, who lost […]

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NL East Report

An article by posted on June 25, 2010 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves: (42-31; Leader) The Braves were swept by the Chicago White Sox, and will now face the Detroit Tigers. The prime pitching matchup in this series comes on Sunday, with Tommy Hanson vs. Justin Verlander. Philadelphia Phillies: (38-32; -2.5) The Phillies swept the Cleveland Indians, and will stay in Philadelphia to play the Blue […]

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NL East Report

An article by posted on June 18, 2010 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves: (39-28; Leader) The Braves took two out of three from the Tampa Bay Rays, and will play three against the Kansas City Royals. Kris Medlen vs. Zach Greinke is the matchup on Saturday. Philadelphia Phillies: (34-30; -3.5) The Phillies took two of three from the New York Yankees, and will face the Minnesota […]

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NL East Report

An article by posted on June 14, 2010 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves: (37-27; Leader) The Braves took two of three from the AL Central leading Minnesota Twins to keep their lead over the Mets at 1.5 games. The Braves will face the Tampa Bay Rays, with David Price, Wade Davis, and James Shields in line to face Kawakami, Hanson, and Hudson. Philadelphia Phillies: (32-29; -3.5) […]

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NL East Report

An article by posted on June 11, 2010 0 Comments

Atlanta Braves (35-26; Leader) The Braves had an interesting four-game series with the Arizona Diamondbacks, winning the two highest scoring ones, and losing the two lowest scoring. In fact, Aaron Heilman got the win in relief for the D-Backs on Wednesday. The Braves will face the first-place Minnesota Twins, with tonight’s pitching matchup being Tim […]

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