Found June 20, 2013 on Fox Sports South:
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The Mets came back to beat the Braves in the finale of a grueling five-game series at Turner Field, winning 4-3. Here are three observations from the game: 1. Mike Minor's superb 2013 season may have hit a speed bump For the first time in a calendar year, Minor has allowed four earned runs in consecutive starts. Yes, by most standards, that's a minor (no pun intended) obstacle to overcome. He still holds onto a 2.89 ERA, one of the best in baseball, but he was visibly unimpressed with his recent string of performances. "I look back on them I just feel like in certain situations I make bad pitches, stupid decisions. I really don't throw the ball down in the zone when I need to," Minor said. "I guess the last half of last year and the first half (of 2013), I feel like I made a lot better pitches. But the last couple, all the way back to the Pirates (June 4), I feel like the pitch selection and where I threw it, you know, some of the pitches that game to ...
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