Matt Franco

Atlanta Braves #4 - First Base

  • Born: 08/19/69
  • Age: 52
  • Height: 6-1
  • Weight: 210

Revisiting the Mets’ 1999 NLCS loss to the Braves

The series featured one of the most memorable games in Mets history, but their woes against the Braves continued

Baseball history unpacked, August 19


Cubs, simCubs, and MLB news

Mets Morning News for July 10, 2020

Your Friday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links.

Braves Flashback/Recap: June 17


In 2003, the Braves literally threw a game away, pretty much

Braves Flashback/Recap: June 10


This game featured 10 runs in the first six innings, and then no runs for the next eight innings.

Braves Flashback/Recap: May 6


A decisive victory in the Battle of Joneses paved the way to a "W" on a soggy night

Braves Flashback/Recap: April 8


The Braves lost in walkoff fashion in a game that was weirdly closer than it had any right being

Braves Flashback/Recap: April 7


In 2002, the Braves won an early-season marathon on a walkoff to stave off a sweep.

Baseball history unpacked, August 19


Eddies in the news, and other stories

Cubs Historical Heroes and Goats: 2003 playoffs, part 1


A series against the 101-win Atlanta Braves.

Baseball history unpacked, August 17-19


Things worth remembering (and forgetting) — A whole weekend’s worth of yesterdays

Position players pitching through Mets history

From Bill Pecota to Jose Reyes, here’s how the position players fared on the mound