Nationals top Braves, close in on NL East crown

...his last start on Sept. 7.UP NEXTNationals: Tanner Roark, who ended a three-game losing streak by beating the New York Mets on Thursday, will try for his 14th win when he faces the Braves on Tuesday.Braves: Aaron Harang will attempt to continue...

Braves fall to Mets

...another in center field, sending Dillon Gee and the New York Mets to a 3-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night...while dropping three in a row after a 7-1 stretch.With the Mets minus ailing David Wright and Daniel Murphy, nobody in either...

Braves nip Mets, snap skid

...former Augusta GreenJacket Zack Wheeler, Julio Teheran won his third consecutive start and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 3-2 Wednesday night to stop a three-game losing streak.Heyward connected on Wheeler's third pitch of the game for his...

Mike Minor shines in Braves' victory

...leading the Atlanta Braves over the New York Mets 6-1 Thursday night.Minor (6-8...leaping shortstop Andrelton Simmons.The Mets didn't have a runner in scoring position...the disabled list before the game.The Mets remained without second baseman Daniel...

Braves benefit from Mets' blunders

...runs in the eighth inning and beat the Mets 5-3 for their fifth consecutive win...two hits, including a homer, for the Mets.His home run led off the game for the...loaded the bases again. Campbell, the Mets' fill-in third baseman while David Wright...

Atlanta Braves avoid sweep at hands of New York Mets

...against Bartolo Colon to beat the New York Mets 3-1 on Thursday night and avert a four-game...four-game losing streak and ended the Mets' season-best, four-game winning run...fifth game in six outings, topping the Mets for the second time this season in three appearances...

Chris Johnson leads Atlanta Braves over New York Mets

...strong innings and Atlanta beat the New York Mets 3-1 on Wednesday night to complete a...Craig Kimbrel received a night off.The Mets have lost four in a row and seven of their...in the lineup, there's no doubt," Mets manager Terry Collins said. "We competed...

Mets prospect Dominic Smith yet to find home run stroke

New York Mets prospect Dominic Smith has the raw power...homers, all coming for the Gulf Coast League Mets last year.Savannah's Grayson Stadium...time before that carries to games, and the Mets will have another solid prospect in a strong...

Evan Gattis' homer lifts Braves in 10th inning

...bullpen today and the results could determine if he will return to the rotation.Alvarez left his previous start against the Mets on Monday because of a left oblique strain. Alvarez lasted 21/3 innings and allowed four runs and three hits.

Joan Rivers dead at 81

...are a lot of big confrontations this week," Carson said as the audience giggled expectantly. "Reagan and Gorbachev, the Mets versus the Astros, and me versus 'The Honeymooners' lost episodes."Her show was gone in a year and she would declare that...