Mets rally past Braves behind Kelly Johnson

...to play.Travis d'Arnaud led off the ninth with a ground-rule double against Arodys Vizcaino, and pinch-runner Eric Young Jr. scored from second on Johnson's single for a 5-4 lead.Cespedes added an infield RBI single.Atlanta rallied...

First-place Mets top Braves, extend NL East lead

...Wisler in the fifth inning to take a 2-1 lead, then added an insurance run on a passed ball in the eighth that scored Eric Young Jr.Granderson scored three times for the Mets.Braves rookie infielder Daniel Castro hit his first career home run...

Braves outlast rain, Marlins in series opener

...Hechavarria. Grilli then struck out Jeff Baker to earn his fourth save.A single by pinch hitter Jace Peterson and double by Eric Young Jr. knocked Marlins starter Matt Latos (0-2) out of the game in the fifth. Callaspo hit Sam Dyson's first pitch...

Braves top Mets, remain unbeaten

...in the second.Atlanta went ahead 5-0 in the fifth on RBI doubles by Christian Bethancourt and Andrelton Simmons, Eric Young Jr.'s RBI triple and Nick Markakis' run-scoring single.That ended the night for Dillon Gee (0-1), who gave...

Atlanta Braves' Eric Young Jr. is taking advantage of chance in center field

DUNEDIN, Fla. - Eric Young Jr. reported to spring training with the Atlanta Braves on a minor league deal, simply hoping to make an impression.Now with...

New Brave Jonny Gomes hears cheers from old fans

...was 2 for 3 and raised his batting average to .462.Christian Bethancourt had two doubles and scored two runs, and Eric Young Jr. hit a bases-loaded triple in the sixth as Atlanta built a 9-1 lead.

Braves split-squad's drop two games

...line.Michael Conforto, New York's top pick in the 2014 draft, drove in three runs with a double and two singles.Eric Young Jr., who played last season with the Mets, drove in the lone run for the Braves.Foltynewicz, competing to be the...

Braves' Wandy Rodriguez struggles in first outing

...Houston and Pittsburgh.Braves newcomers Jonny Gomes and A.J. Pierzynski both had RBI in their debuts with Atlanta.Eric Young, Jr. walked twice and scored a run in three plate appearances as the Braves' leadoff hitter. He's competing for...

Former Met Eric Young Jr., Braves agree on minor league deal

Free agent outfielder Eric Young Jr. and the Atlanta Braves have reached agreement on a minor league deal that also includes an invitation to spring training...

Rookie Jace Peterson's single lifts Braves over Brewers

...into left field instead of heading toward the left-field corner. Runners advanced to second and third on pinch hitter Eric Young Jr.'s grounder to Kintzler. His first pitch to Peterson ended the game."I don't know how low it was but he went...