Jun 20, 2013; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Braves Atlanta Braves shortstop Tyler Pastornicky (1) hits a single against the New York Mets in the eighth inning at Turner Field. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

Morning Chop: Braves 6/21

Wright homers twice in Mets’ 4-3 win over Braves

Jeff Schafer wrote about last night’s painful loss for the Atlanta Braves, in his Tomahawk Take article,  “Stupid Decisions” Cause Braves To Fall 4-3.  Be sure and take a read.

Below are a few other thoughts about last night’s painful loss…..

From Yahoo Sports

David Wright wasn’t looking forward to leaving Turner Field, not after his latest heroics against the Atlanta Braves.

But with the New York Mets heading to Philadelphia to begin a three-game series on Friday, Wright hopes his team can keep grinding out some wins…..

Braves starters to get extra rest

From AJC.com

After playing 56 games in 59 days, the Braves will have three days off in eight-day span beginning Monday, the latest quirk in their 2013 schedule. Manager Fredi Gonzalez plans to keep his starting pitchers in their regular turns, meaning all will get at least one extra day of rest between starts and some will have two extra days….

Breaking Down Each Brave’s Odds of Being Moved at the Trade Deadline

From Bleacher Report

At Tomahawk Take, we have had and will have our own take on who might be on the block at the Trade deadline, but you might be interested to read what the folks over at Bleacher Report have to say on the subject…

With vision a concern, Uggla gets new contacts

Fred Owens reported for Tomahawk Take about Dan Uggla‘s vision problems last night.  Read Fred’s article here.  Mark Bowman and Eric Single, MLB reporters assigned to the Atlanta Braves, report regarding Dan Uggla, that….

After undergoing a multitude of tests on Thursday afternoon, Uggla was fitted with another set of contact lenses that he hopes will be more comfortable than the set he tried in March. If this does not work, the second baseman might undergo LASIK surgery.

They also have a few thoughts on Tyler Pastornicky….

After logging 76 games and nearly 200 plate appearances while starting and ending the 2012 season with the Braves, Tyler Pastornicky came away from his first Major League season knowing he could hit at the highest level of the game. On Thursday, he got another chance to test his progress at his new position in the field, starting at second base for the second time this season….

Tyler himself said…

It’s definitely different [from last year], with a position change and obviously being in Triple-A.  Other than that, I’m just continuing to work and trying to get better, trying to come up here and get established….   

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