Game Notes: Mets in rubber games this season, struggles against Atlanta

The Mets are 5-8 this year in rubber games this season.

The Mets have gone 0-1 in rubber games on the road this year, and are 0-1 against the Braves in such contests.

For the fourth time in the last five years, the Mets have lost 11 or more games to the Braves in a single season –┬áNew York lost 11 games to Atlanta in 2008 and 2010 and dropped 13 contests in 2009.

New York won the first four games against Atlanta this season but has gone 2-11 since – they are 2-9 against Atlanta in the second half.

They are 45-88 all-time at Turner Field.