Really puzzling about Jurrjens. A couple of years ago he was a rising star. Injuries are part of it I'm sure.
Uggla got an RBI double and the Braves are down 2-1 top 4th.
Braves beat the Nats 3-2.
Biggest plays of the game were Michael Bourn's two out catch in the second inning that saved two runs and Jason Heyward's two RBI single with two out in the 5th.
Miami beat Philadelphia 5-1.
NL East Standings updated:
WSH 30-22 -MIA 31-23 -NYM 30-23 .5ATL 29-25 2PHI 28-27 3.5
St. Louis at NY Mets 1PM (MLB Network outside NY area)Lohse (5-1, 3.36)Gee (4-3, 4.69)
LA Dodgers at Philadelphia 7PM (ESPN)Kershaw (4-3, 2.42)Worley (3-2, 3.07)
Ramon Ramirez DL'dJack Egbert DFA'dJon Rauch left behind in NY to rest his sore elbowChris Young and Miguel Batista activated
David Wright was 9 for 40 during the last homestand.
He's been better on the road than at home this season.
at home: .287/.433/.511/.944on road: .438/.500/.640/1.140
vs RHP: .371/.443/.614/1.057vs LHP: .358/.476/.567/1.043
A win could have put the Mets in first place. They gifted that game to the Nats who finally said, OK, I guess we'll take it.
Braves beat the MarlinsDodgers beat the Phillies
Tonight's matchups involving NL East teams.
Mets-Nats at 1PM Nats have won first two games.
Dodgers-Phillies at 1PM Dodgers have won first three by one run in each game.
Braves-Marlins at 7PM Braves have won first two games.
Atlanta swept 3 at MiamiLA Dodgers swept 4 at PhiladelphiaWashington took 2 of 3 from the Mets in DC
Onto the weekend:
NY Mets at NY Yankees Fri - 7PM (MLB Network outside NY area - Check local listings)Sat - 7:15PM (FOX Primary Game - Check local listings)Sun - 1PM (TBS outside NY area)
Tampa Bay at Miami
Fri - 7PMSat - 7:15PM (FOX if you live in Florida - Check local listings)Sun - 1PM
Toronto at Atlanta
Fri - 7PMSat - 4PMSun - 1:30PM
Washington at Boston
Fri - 7PMSat - 4PM (MLB Network in some areas of the country - Check local listings)Sun - 1:30PM
Philadelphia at Baltimore
Today will be interesting for Steven Strasberg. Debut in Boston.
Ok Lets go Boston, Let's go Rays, Let's go O's and Let's go BJ!
Jays-Braves are celebrating the 20th anniversary of their 1992 World Series. Don't know why the Braves are celebrating a Series they lost. John Smoltz is getting his number retired.
Other World Series matchups from the past that that are being relived this weekend:
Mets-Yanks (2000)Phils-Orioles (1983)Astros-White Sox (2005)Rangers-Giants (2010)
That field goal the Phillies put up has been turned into a touchdown.
7-0 bottom 2nd.
Tampa Bay leads Miami 1-0 Bot 3rdPhiladelphia leads Baltimore 7-3 Top 4thNY Yankees lead NY Mets 6-0 Top 5thWashington leads Boston 3-2 Top 4thToronto - Atlanta 0-0 Bot 2nd
Xavier Nady saved a homer with a catch over that short wall in RF in the bottom of the 3rd in the Nats-Sawx game.