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Mets acquire Cespedes in deadline deal

The New York Mets acquired slugging outfielder Yoenis Cespedes from Detroit on Friday in their strongest attempt yet to boost a punchless lineup...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-31/mets-acquire-cespedes-de
Braves use Kelly Johnson's turnaround season to add future pieces

...training and earned that salary, and it became a valuable contract that helped produce Friday night's trade with the New York Mets.Johnson and Braves third baseman Juan Uribe were dealt to the Mets for minor league pitchers Robert Whalen and John...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-25/braves-use-kelly-johnson
'Seinfeld' locales lure fans, not that there's anything wrong with that

...where George and Jerry met baseball player (and Elaine's fleeting love interest) Keith Hernandez, formerly of the New York Mets.? This quartet of neurotic New Yorkers always seemed to be in need of medical attention, and their hospital of choice...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/travel/2015-07-25/seinfeld-locales-lure-fans-n
'Chronicle' ranks the 50 greatest Atlanta Braves moments

...Roger Clemens in 2005 NLDS, Oct. 6, 200537. John Smoltz earns the 200th win of his career in a victory over the New York Mets, May 24, 200738. David Justice hits homer off the Reds' Rob Dibble to complete big comeback and continue a winning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-25/chronicle-ranks-50-great
Braves add high-floor pitching prospects for Juan Uribe, Kelly Johnson

...prospect with a higher ceiling, the Atlanta Braves went the safe route for their return in Friday's trade with the New York Mets.The Braves took the maximum high-floor return for two veteran rentals by acquiring minor league pitchers Robert...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-25/braves-add-high-floor-pi
Braves' next two weeks will determine next move before trade deadline

...the game the right way, but we also weren't going to forsake young talent for a quick fix."After sweeping the New York Mets and pulling within two games of the NL East lead on June 21, Atlanta has dropped a season-high seven games behind...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-16/braves-next-two-weeks-wi
Braves face decisions as trade deadline approaches

...no higher than one game over .500 and no lower than five games under.Whether it's the Washing ton Nationals or New York Mets, the National League East leader has kept the Braves at arms length for the past couple months based on Atlanta's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-11/braves-face-decisions-tr
John Smoltz defied odds by making Hall of Fame after Tommy John surgery

...performed the surgery on 588 pitchers, nearly one-fourth of them of high school age or younger. Matt Harvey, of the New York Mets, and Kansas City's Luke Hochevar are just two of several major-leaguer pitchers with Tommy John surgery on their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-02/john-smoltz-defied-odds-
Streaking Nationals shut out Braves

...Denard Span's first-inning single.Matt Wisler (1-1), who won his major league debut last week against the New York Mets, allowed six runs ? four earned ? and nine hits in four innings.Cameron Maybin and Kelly Johnson had two hits each...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-25/streaking-nationals-shut
Braves complete sweep of Mets

...matchup of right-handers, Ciriaco's pinch-hit single in the seventh scored the only run and Atlanta shut out the New York Mets 1-0 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.Harvey (7-5) matched Teheran through six scoreless innings before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-21/braves-complete-sweep-me