Steve Cohen ‘pumped’ for pivotal Mets-Braves series

Steve Cohen ‘pumped’ for pivotal Mets-Braves series

The New York Mets and Atlanta Braves start an enormous three-game sequence in Atlanta on Friday and Mets proprietor Steve Cohen can’t wait.

“I simply landed in Atlanta and I’m pumped for the weekend sequence towards the Braves,” Cohen tweeted on Thursday. “Baseball doesn’t get any higher than this. LGM.”

The Mets’ magic quantity to clinch the division is six, which implies a sweep of the Braves would give the Mets their first division title since 2015 once they made the World Sequence and seventh total since division realignment in 1969.

Whereas the division continues to be up for grabs, the Mets clinched a playoff spot again on September 19 with a 7-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers. Cohen was at that sport, too.

Mets followers are hoping the proprietor’s presence can have an identical affect for a division title in Atlanta. Friday’s sport will function every staff’s ace; Jacob deGrom for the Mets and Max Fried for the Braves.

DeGrom has been battling accidents this yr solely beginning ten video games however has a 2.93 ERA. This yr, he’s began twice towards Atlanta and pitched 12 1/3 innings, permitting 5 earned runs.

Steve Cohen is in Atlanta and able to watch his Mets go for the NL East title.AP Picture

As for Fried, he’s made 29 begins in 2022 and has a 2.50 ERA. In 4 begins towards the Mets he’s pitched 24 innings and allowed eight runs.

There was pre-series drama, although. Hurricane Ian ripped by Florida Wednesday and the Mets have been keen to play the opening sport of the sequence Thursday night time, however the Braves declined.

Happily, the climate forecast for Atlanta as of Thursday night time has little to no probability of rain for Friday night time’s contest.

Sitting right here within the nosebleed seats at American Household Subject attempting to transform the Brewer followers to Met followers. LGM

— Steven Cohen (@StevenACohen2) September 20, 2022

With six video games to go within the season, the Mets have a one-game lead over the Braves within the NL East.

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