• Yankees squeak past Braves to snap five-game losing skid

    Yankees squeak past Braves to snap five-game losing skid

    It was hardly the offensive eruption the Yankees were looking for, but their new-look lineup produced just enough to squeak out a 3-1 win over the Braves in The Bronx on Tuesday, as they snapped a
  • Braves’ Sean Kazmar returns to majors after 13-year absence

    Braves’ Sean Kazmar returns to majors after 13-year absence

    He’s a real life Crash Davis. Thirteen years later, infielder Sean Kazmar Jr. is back in the big leagues. The Braves are calling up the 36-year-old lifer, ESPN reported, as infielder Ozzie
  • Mike Trout mocks blown call in Phillies’ win over Braves

    Mike Trout mocks blown call in Phillies’ win over Braves

    Even three-time AL MVP Mike Trout could not believe the blown replay call in the ninth inning that lifted the Philadelphia Phillies to a 7-6 win Sunday night in Atlanta. Phillies third baseman Alec
  • Poor start won’t stop Braves from winning World Series

    Poor start won’t stop Braves from winning World Series

    PHILADELPHIA — April is the cruelest month for the tiny society of people who predict Major League Baseball season outcomes. Let’s say you put your name on the idea that the Atlanta Braves
  • MLB All-Star Game relocation is senseless, crazy

    MLB All-Star Game relocation is senseless, crazy

    Perhaps it’s time for a significant third political party, the Surprise Party. It would represent the most vastly underrepresented U.S. citizens, those who value and even practice common
  • Braves fire back at MLB after All-Star Game stripped away

    Braves fire back at MLB after All-Star Game stripped away

    The Atlanta Braves are digging in their cleats. Shortly after Major League Baseball announced it would be moving the 2021 All-Star Game from Atlanta amid backlash over new Georgia voting laws, the
  • Aaron Judge exits Game 2 early as Yankees get swept by Braves

    Aaron Judge exits Game 2 early as Yankees get swept by Braves

    The Yankees began a stretch of 35 games in 33 days with a doubleheader in Atlanta on Wednesday. It couldn’t have gone much worse. They dropped both ends of the twin bill, with Gerrit Cole beaten in the first game, as the Yankees lost 5-1 in seven innings. And then they dropped the second game …
  • The only Mets goal that matters is there for the taking: Sherman

    The only Mets goal that matters is there for the taking: Sherman

    Here is the question all Mets fans should be asking. Can we finish second? Sure, no fan base wants to chant, “We’re No. 2.” But remember that with expanded playoffs, eight clubs in each league make the playoffs and the top two in each division are guaranteed entry. So, like every team, the Mets want …
  • Mets pounded by Braves in lackluster, sloppy performance

    Mets pounded by Braves in lackluster, sloppy performance

    ATLANTA — The Mets sure resembled a team Saturday that had their hearts ripped out and shown to them the previous night. Zombies was more like it, as manager Luis Rojas’ crew fell into an early hole then never bothered to muster much of a fight in losing their fourth straight, 7-1 to the Braves …
  • Mets blow six-run lead as bullpen implodes for crushing loss

    Mets blow six-run lead as bullpen implodes for crushing loss

    ATLANTA — Meet the Mess, 2020 version. Just over a week into their 60-game season, the Mets have a glaring problem that will keep them socially distanced from even the expanded playoff format if they can’t find a fast solution. Just like old times, the bullpen is a raging inferno. Friday night it was Dellin …