New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves Turner Field, Atlanta • 7:10 PM Shaun Macum (0-8, 5.43) vs Kris Medlen (3-7, 3.09) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – CF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Marlon Byrd – RF Lucas Duda – 1B John Buck – C Kirk Nieuwenhuis – LF Omar Quintanilla – SS Shaun Marcum – RHP Game Notes The Mets have placed Scott Atchison on the disabled list with a sore right [...]
This is just something I noticed during the first game of yesterday’s doubleheader. During Matt Harvey‘s at bat in the top of the third, an Atlanta Braves broadcaster made a comment in bad taste. Here’s the clip. For those of unable to play video at work or office, what Braves announcer Joe Simpson said was that he hopes that Matt Harvey strains his oblique. I thought it was a bit classless to wish an injury on [...]
I noticed a few things during Zack Wheeler’s start I’d like to point out. A few things impressed me and there are some things that are noteworthy after doing some research: Of Wheeler’s seven strikeouts, six were swinging and it was only the opposing pitcher that took a called third strike. All seven third strikes were fastballs. Six were four-seamers, none of those were less than 95 mph, and the other was a 90 mph [...]
On a day billed as Super Tuesday, the Real Deal and the Wheel Deal became running mates that Mets fans hope to support for years to come. Just hours after Matt Harvey held the Braves hitless into the seventh inning, Zack Wheeler kept Atlanta off the scoreboard through six frames, picking up the victory in his much-anticipated major league debut, as the Mets defeated the Braves, 6-1, to take both ends of a day-night doubleheader [...]
New York Mets at Atlanta Braves Turner Field, Atlanta • Game 1 1:10 PM • Game 2 7:10 PM RHP Matt Harvey (5-1, 2.04) vs LHP Alex Wood (0-0. 3.52) RHP Zack Wheeler (0-0, 0.00) vs LHP Paul Maholm (7-5, 3.65) Game 1 Staring Lineup Here is the lineup for the 1:10 p.m. matinee of a split doubleheader against the Atlanta Braves. Collin Cowgill, lf Daniel Murphy, 2b David Wright, 3b Marlon Byrd, rf Lucas Duda, 1b [...]
What a punch in the gut… After a rain delay of three hours and 43 minutes, Dillon Gee took the mound and fired eight shutout innings against the Braves as the Mets took a 1-0 lead heading into the ninth. But it was all for naught as first baseman Freddie Freeman crushed a two-run, walk-off homer to give the Braves a dramatic 2-1 win to take the first game of the five game series. Gee dominated [...]
New York Mets (25-39) vs Atalanta Braves (41-28) Turner Field, Atlanta • 7:10 PM Dillon Gee (5-6, 4.84 ERA) vs Tim Hudson (4-6, 4.41) Starting Lineup Juan Lagares, cf Daniel Murphy, 2b David Wright, 3b Lucas Duda, 1b Marlon Byrd, rf John Buck, c Kirk Nieuwenhuis, lf Omar Quintanilla, ss Dillon Gee, rhp Game Notes The Braves are 23-8 at Turner Field this season. Their 2.32 home ERA is on track to be a franchise record since moving to [...]
The Miami Marlins scratched out a run in the top of the 20th inning to break the 1-1 deadlock and beat the Mets 2-1 at Citi Field tonight. Matt Harvey started for the Mets and was solid for seven innings until he was removed with what the team initially diagnosed as “lower back tightness.” The righthander gets his fourth straight no-decision after allowing just one run on six hits with no walks and six strikeouts. The [...]
Team News and Notes Atlanta Braves (31-20) Justin Upton has really cooled off at the plate in May, batting .232/.360/.366 with just two home runs. B.J. Upton has found himself sitting on the bench lately, due to an unsightly batting average of .148 to along with 60 strikeouts already. Brian McCann has been a welcomed addition back to the team, cranking six home runs in just 16 games since his return. On the pitching side of things, [...]
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