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Mets Power Past Braves 4-1

NEW YORK (AP) — Lucas Duda and the New York Mets gladly got into a game of home run derby with the Atlanta Braves. David Wright, Yoenis Cespedes and Duda hit loud homers in the first inning as the Mets teed off to back Bartolo Colon, beating Atlanta 4-1 on Monday night for their ninth win in 10 games. “Everybody…

Rain postpones Braves-Cubs

By: AP

CHICAGO (AP) — If there’s any question about his first-place team, Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon says it has to do with its untested relief corps. The answer had to wait at least a day after the Cubs’ scheduled game Saturday against the Atlanta Braves was postponed because of rain. While no makeup date was immediately announced, the game likely…

Braves Break Streak, Beat Boston 5-3

Atlanta Braves right fielder Nick Markakis, right, and left fielder Jeff Francouer celebrate after defeating the Boston Red Sox 5-3 in a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Thursday, April 28, 2016. Markakis had a two run single in the second, helping sealing the win. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) BOSTON (AP) — Atlanta hitters got to Clay Buchholz early and…

Boston Blasts Braves 11-4

Boston Red Sox’s Jackie Bradley Jr., right, beats the throw to Atlanta Braves catcher Tyler Flowers to score on a double by Brock Holt during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, April 26, 2016, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman) ATLANTA (AP) — David Price matched his career high with 14 strikeouts, Travis Shaw homered and drove in five…

Boston Beats Braves 1-0 On Bradley’s Home Run

Boston Red Sox center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. (25) celebrates with Xander Bogaerts, right, after hitting a solo home run against the Atlanta Braves in a baseball game Monday, April 25, 2016, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) ATLANTA (AP) — Rick Porcello found the right arm slot in spring training. He hasn’t lost since. Porcello combined with three relievers on…

Granderson, Mets Continue Power Surge, Beat Braves, 6-3

By: AP

New York Mets’ Curtis Granderson (3) follows through on a solo home run in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Friday, April 22, 2016, in Atlanta. It was Granderson’s second home run of the night. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) ATLANTA (AP) — Curtis Granderson homered twice, including a grand slam, to drive in five runs and…