Results tagged ‘ Braves ’

POLL: Where will Mets finish in the NL East?

The All-Star break ends tomorrow, with the Mets in third place, seven games back of the Nationals and Braves. Below them lurk the Marlins and Phillies, 7.5 and 10 games out, respectively.

Where do you think the Mets will end up?

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Braves 3, Mets 1: Three Up, Three Down

Sweep? Nay. But that’s okay.

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Three Up: David Wright, Bartolo Colon, Daniel Murphy
Three Down: Curtis Granderson, Travis d’Arnaud, Juan Lagares

Season Standings
Jon Niese +8
Jacob deGrom +7
Bartolo Colon +6
Lucas Duda +5
Daniel  Murphy +5
Dillon Gee +4
Bobby Abreu +2
Ike Davis +2

Josh Edgin +2
Dana Eveland +2
Juan Lagares +2
Anthony Recker +2
Eric Campbell +1
Matt den Dekker +1
Daisuke Matsuzaka +1
Carlos Torres +1
Zack Wheeler +1
Vic Black -1
Gonzalez Germen -1
John Lannan -1
Bobby Parnell -1
Omar Quintanilla -1
Josh Satin -1
Travis d’Arnaud -2
Jenrry Mejia -2
Taylor Teagarden -2
David Wright -2
Wilmer Flores -3
Jose Valverde -4
Kyle Farnsworth -5
Scott Rice -5
Ruben Tejada -5
Eric Young, Jr. -6
Chris Young -10

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Mets 8, Braves 3: Three Up, Three Down

Three Up: Jacob deGrom, Lucas Duda, Curtis Granderson
Three Down: Buddy Carlyle, Dana Eveland, Jeurys Familia

Season Standings
Jon Niese +8
Jacob deGrom +7
Bartolo Colon +5
Lucas Duda +5
Daniel Murphy +4
Dillon Gee +3
Juan Lagares +3
Bobby Abreu +2
Ike Davis +2

Josh Edgin +2
Dana Eveland +2
Anthony Recker +2
Eric Campbell +1
Matt den Dekker +1
Curtis Granderson +1
Daisuke Matsuzaka +1
Carlos Torres +1
Zack Wheeler +1
Gonzalez Germen -1
John Lannan -1
Jenrry Mejia -1
Bobby Parnell -1
Omar Quintanilla -1
Josh Satin -1
Vic Black -2
Travis d’Arnaud -2
Taylor Teagarden -2
Wilmer Flores -3
David Wright -3
Ruben Tejada -4
Jose Valverde -4
Kyle Farnsworth -5
Scott Rice -5
Eric Young, Jr. -5
Chris Young -10

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Mets 4, Braves 3: Three Up, Three Down

Three Up: Ruben Tejada, Daisuke Matsuzaka, Carlos Torres
Three Down: Vic Black, Josh Edgin, Jenrry Mejia

Season Standings
Jon Niese +8
Jacob deGrom +6
Bartolo Colon +5
Lucas Duda +4
Daniel Murphy +4
Dana Eveland +3
Dillon Gee +3
Juan Lagares +3
Bobby Abreu +2
Ike Davis +2

Josh Edgin +2
Anthony Recker +2
Eric Campbell +1
Buddy Carlyle +1
Matt den Dekker +1
Jeurys Familia +1
Daisuke Matsuzaka +1
Carlos Torres +1
Zack Wheeler +1
Gonzalez Germen -1
John Lannan -1
Jenrry Mejia -1
Bobby Parnell -1
Omar Quintanilla -1
Josh Satin -1
Vic Black -2
Travis d’Arnaud -2
Taylor Teagarden -2
Wilmer Flores -3
David Wright -3
Ruben Tejada -4
Jose Valverde -4
Kyle Farnsworth -5
Scott Rice -5
Eric Young, Jr. -5
Chris Young -10

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Three Up, Three Down: Ranger Danger

Some missing episodes:

July 2: Braves 3, Mets 1
Three Up: Eric Young, Jacob deGrom, Vic Black
Three Down: Lucas Duda, Ruben Tejada, Daniel Murphy

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July 4: Mets 6, Rangers 5
Three Up: Bobby Abreu, Lucas Duda, Eric Campbell
Three Down: Daniel Murphy, Jeurys Familia, Eric Young

July 5: Rangers 5, Mets 3
Three Up: Josh Edgin, Curtis Granderson, Travis d’Arnaud
Three Down: Bartolo Colon, Juan Lagares, Daniel Murphy

July 6: Mets 8, Rangers 4
Three Up: Kirk Nieuwenhuis, Anthony Recker, Zack Wheeler
Three Down: David Wright, Gonzalez Germen, Bobby Abreu

Season Standings
Jon Niese +8
Jacob deGrom +6
Bartolo Colon +5
Lucas Duda +4
Daniel Murphy +4
Josh Edgin +3
Dana Eveland +3
Dillon Gee +3
Juan Lagares +3
Bobby Abreu +2
Ike Davis +2

Anthony Recker +2
Eric Campbell +1
Buddy Carlyle +1
Matt den Dekker +1
Jeurys Familia +1
Zack Wheeler +1
Vic Black -1
Gonzalez Germen -1
John Lannan -1
Bobby Parnell -1
Omar Quintanilla -1
Josh Satin -1
Travis d’Arnaud -2
Taylor Teagarden -2
Wilmer Flores -3
David Wright -3
Jose Valverde -4
Kyle Farnsworth -5
Scott Rice -5
Ruben Tejada -5
Eric Young, Jr. -5
Chris Young -10

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Dispatches from Port St. Lucie, 3/24

The countdown to Opening Day is down to six.

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What we learned: A lot, actually. Jon Niese felt no pain after his first bullpen session since undergoing an MRI on his left shoulder. Kyle Farnsworth will re-sign with the Mets. Matt Harvey will headquarter his rehab in New York, not Florida. Dillon Gee will pitch Opening Day. And the Mets have hired an assistant hitting coach.

What we wrote:

Around the league:

They said it:

“It’s a big honor obviously for them to trust me with that day and give that to me. I’m very thankful for that opportunity.” –Gee on his Opening Day start

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Dispatches from Port St. Lucie, 3/23

There is officially one week to go until Opening Day.

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What we learned: Though Jenrry Mejia has outpitched Daisuke Matsuzaka this spring, Mejia’s low innings total last year may preclude him from joining the Opening Day rotation.

What we wrote:

Around the league:

They said it:

“Tim Teufel was probably not happy.” –Daniel Murphy on his between-the-legs throw to first, referring to the Mets’ third-base coach and infield instructor.

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Dispatches from Port St. Lucie, 3/19

Shhh…all’s quiet in Port St. Lucie as the Mets enjoyed their first and only off day of the spring. Me? I went to the food truck festival in Tradition.

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What we learned: The Nationals have set their season-opening rotation, with Stephen Strasburg, Gio Gonzalez and Jordan Zimmermann slated to face the Mets at Citi Field.

What we wrote:

Around the league:

They said it:

“It was the most frightening thing I’ve ever been a part of.” –Reds right fielder Jay Bruce on Chapman’s injury

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Dispatches from Port St. Lucie, 3/17

What we learned: Jon Niese is still OK. Presumably. His MRI came up clean, though he could still miss some time.

What we wrote:

Around the league:

They said it:

“It was really good news. It was good to hear.”–Manager Terry Collins on Niese’s clean MRI

Dispatches from Port St. Lucie, 3/12

What we learned: Despite the opposite strategy unfolding in Atlanta, the Mets are not about to fill a major hole by making a free agent splash late in spring.

What we wrote:

Around the league:

“I’m not interpreting it in terms of our situation. I don’t know that we have a situation here.” –GM Sandy Alderson on the Braves’ deal with Santana

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