• The Mets' bullpen, ranked 27th in the Majors in ERA, has pitched to a 1.56 ERA over the last eight games.
• Only four third basemen in MLB history -- David Wright, Eddie Mathews, Ron Cey and Mike Schmidt -- have hit at least 10 home runs in each of their first 10 seasons in the Majors. Wright hit Nos. 10 and 11 of 2013 on Thursday night in Atlanta.
Jay Greenberg is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.