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Major League Baseball had its 26th postponement of the season when the New York Mets and Atlanta Braves were washed out Sunday, the most related to weather through April since the commissioner's officer started keeping records in 1986.
The final game of the four-game series between the Mets and Braves in Atlanta was postponed because of rain on Sunday, setting a record for weather-related postponements through April, according to the AP.
Johan Camargo tripled home the tying run, then scored on Ender Inciarte's bunt single as the Atlanta Braves scored twice in the ninth inning off Mets closer Jeurys Familia to beat New York 4-3 Saturday night.
The so-called dream rotation in Queens is finally a reality, so we judged each pitcher on his early 2018 performance.
Matt Harvey, who was tagged Thursday night for six runs in six innings in a 12-4 loss to the Atlanta Braves, has been taken out of the New York Mets' starting rotation.
Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, who is hitting .208 through 19 games, thinks playing golf will help fix his baseball swing and end his slump.
Yoenis Cespedes, who struck out in his previous four at-bats, hit a tiebreaking single with two outs in the 12th inning to lift the New York Mets to a 5-3 win over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.
A day after Mets right-hander Matt Harvey was rocked for six runs in six innings, manager Mickey Callaway said the team is "still not exactly sure what route we'll go" regarding Harvey's future.
Buster and Tim Kurkjian discuss the distance the Red Sox are putting between themselves and the rest of the AL East, Matt Harvey's future and more (1:34). Plus, Jessica Mendoza on the contenders in the most trouble (19:02) and Blue Jays GM Ross Atkins on superstition, Curtis Granderson's impact and more (32:21).
Buster recaps Thursday's action, including a Sox sweep, another tough Matt Harvey outing and a weird triple play.
Mets right-hander Matt Harvey was roughed up for six runs in six innings Thursday night against the Braves, and afterward manager Mickey Callaway said he wasn't sure whether Harvey would make his next scheduled start.
Preston Tucker drove in a career-high five runs, Matt Wisler allowed two hits in seven innings after being called up from the minors, and the Atlanta Braves beat Matt Harvey and the New York Mets 12-4 on Thursday night.
Yoenis Cespedes launched a grand slam during a nine-run outburst in the eighth inning that rallied the New York Mets past the Washington Nationals 11-5 on Wednesday night, preventing a three-game sweep.
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Put away those brooms, Nationals fans. In danger of being swept, the Mets had an inning to remember, scoring nine runs in the eighth to turn a 4-2 deficit into an 11-4 lead. Juan Lagares had the go-ahead double with two outs and Yoenis Cespedes capped it off with a grand slam.
Does Bryce Harper deserve to be in the top 5? Was Shohei Ohtani too low? Now that the votes are in, we're breaking down some of the more controversial results.
Gio Gonzalez improved to 11-1 at Citi Field, Trea Turner kept Washington in gear all game and the Nationals beat the New York Mets 5-2 Tuesday night.
BBTN: Broken bat home run for Harper, Teheran shuts down the Phillies, historic home run for Judge and more
Buster Olney recaps Monday's MLB action, including a broken bat home run for Bryce Harper, Julio Teheran shutting down the streaking Phillies, a milestone home run for Aaron Judge and much more.
One night after we offered the Mets as the potential team to beat in the NL East, their bullpen handed a win to the Nationals. Lesson learned.
Bryce Harper hit a startling, broken-bat homer early, then grounded a key single during a six-run surge in the eighth inning that sent the Washington Nationals past the New York Mets 8-6 Monday night.
A couple of weeks ago, it was anybody's guess as to which version of the New York Mets would show up for the 2018 season.
ESPN MLB Insider Tim Kurkjian shares why he believes the Mets are for real and that what Shohei Otani is doing is unprecedented.
Buster recaps Sunday's action, including a historic effort from Bartolo Colon, dominant pitching across the big leagues, and the impact of April weather.
Just two weeks into the season there's some major reshuffling, as baseball's hottest teams turned heads and earned their share of the top billing.
With Wilmer Flores hitting a walk-off home run to beat the Brewers, the Mets have everything going their way. But how long will it last?