Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 4/16/12
The 6-3 Mets are headed to the 5-4 Atlanta Braves tonight, for a re-match of the opening series in which the Braves appeared to sleep through their alarm for the early 1pm games. The Braves got swept in New York, but since then have won 5 of their last 6 games. So we need to be careful with making assumptions about this week’s series. Why? Well for starters, the Braves have Chipper Jones back in the lineup. Jones went 5 for 12 in his first 3 games back from the DL. Secondly, Jason Heyward is proving his critics (some from this very site), that he has figured his swing out. Heyward went 2 for 10 against the Mets, and since then has gone 8 for his last 19 with 2 HR. Atlanta still has some ice cold hitters (Uggla, Pastornicky, and Bourn) but with the addition of Chipper and a red hot Heyward, they are a threat this week. Monday, 7:10pm – Dillon Gee v. Tommy Hanson It’s never a good thing on paper when your #5 goes toe-to-toe with another team’s #1 starter. For Gee, he has to forget abo...
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