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Braves’ Spencer Strider makes bold statement about Mets

The New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves on Sunday for the fourth time in five games, but one Atlanta player certainly did not seem too impressed by the NL East leaders. Braves rookie pitcher Spencer Strider, the losing pitcher in Sunday’s 5-2 Mets victory, chalked his opponent’s offensive output up to “a lot of luck” and “weird hits.” Strider concluded by suggesting the Mets’ luck could turn against them in October.
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Mets fans brutally punch Braves fan in face in Citi Field brawl

Another divisional rivalry game, another fight in the stands between fans. Two Mets fans wearing Jacob deGrom jerseys violently punched a fan in a Braves jersey in the face on Saturday during a doubleheader at Citi Field, video posted to Twitter shows. It’s unclear what transpired before the video started recording, but one person is trying to hold the Braves fan back. It appears the Braves fan swings first before the fans in the deGrom jerseys landed haymakers that knocked the Braves fan down. One person in the video can be heard loudly egging the Mets fans on, telling them to “f–k him up.” Warning: Graphic language It is unknown what happened to the fans after the fight, which appeared to take place in a section down the right-field line. This isn’t the first time this season fans have brawled in the stands during a rivalry game. Last month, fans of the Yankees and Red Sox got into a violent altercation that resulted in ejections from the stadium.
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Braves suffer several injuries in loss to the Mets

What could have been a monumental series for the Braves this weekend has quickly turned into disaster. They’ve lost three of the first four games against the Mets, falling 5.5 games back in the division with DeGrom on the mound for the finale. To make matters worse, the Braves also suffered several injuries during Saturday night’s game, beginning with their ace Max Fried, who took a hard tumble while attempting to make a play at the plate.
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The Braves survive, but Ian Anderson might not

In what felt like a must-win game for the Braves at Citi Field, the bats came out swinging. Dansby Swanson began the festivities with a double, and Eddie Rosario capped off the first inning with a three-run homer. The Braves would add four more runs in the second, forcing Taijuan Walker out of the game before he could record the fourth out. With an eight-run lead, it looked like most Braves fans would be able to enjoy their Friday night without any worries, but Ian Anderson wouldn’t allow that to happen with an effort that could land him back in Gwinnett.

Braves Star Ronald Acuna Was Scratched From Sunday's Lineup

After dropping two games to the New York Mets in the NL East standings Saturday, the Atlanta Braves removed Ronald Acuña Jr. from the starting lineup of Sunday's pivotal game. According to Justin Toscano of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta scratched the star outfielder due to lower body soreness. However,...

Umpire blasted for performance in Braves vs. Mets game

Saturday’s MLB action featured a doubleheader between the Atlanta Braves and New York Mets, the two top teams in the National League East. Game 1 of that doubleheader did not go well for one man on the field, home plate umpire Jeff Nelson. Nelson struggled with his strike zone...
Amazin' Avenue

Mets Morning News: Mets sweep doubleheader against the Braves

The Mets had a great day at Citi Field. In game one of the doubleheader the offense exploded for eight runs led by Pete Alonso and Francisco Lindor. On the mound David Peterson was fantastic but the bullpen was not so there was a call for trumpets on a day where the offense scored plenty.

Mets fan knocks out Braves supporter in fight during game at Citi Field

The New York Mets and Atlanta Braves’ National League East rivalry was carried on off the field as fans brawled with each other on Saturday night. The fight occurred in the seats down the first-base line. Video posted on Twitter showed a man in a Braves jersey swinging over a Citi Field security guard trying to punch two other men in Jacob deGrom jerseys.

Jacob deGrom strikes out 12 over 5 2/3 innings, Mets top Braves

NEW YORK -- Jacob deGrom struck out 12 and carried a perfect game into the sixth inning of his second start all season, pitching the New York Mets past the Atlanta Braves 5-2 on Sunday for their 12th victory in 14 games.Pete Alonso drove in two runs and the first-place Mets finished with 19 strikeouts - including three straight from closer Edwin Díaz to end a combined two-hitter. They took four of five from Atlanta in their NL East showdown, extending their division lead to 6 1/2 games over the defending World Series champions."It was kind of emotional walking out there. I...

Braves option RHP Ian Anderson

The Braves announced a series of roster moves Sunday, recalling right-hander Huascar Ynoa and catcher Chadwick Tromp. To create room on the active roster, they’ve optioned righty Ian Anderson and outfielder Guillermo Heredia. The most noteworthy of these moves is the demotion of Anderson, who has been entrenched in...

Braves vs. Mets odds, series schedule and picks: Sunday, 8/7

Pickswise provides exclusive sports betting content to, including picks, analysis, tools, games, and sportsbook offers to help bettors get in on the action. Please wager responsibly. The New York Mets have already clinched their important five-game series against the Braves as they lead 3-1 after winning both games on...