Welcome to the fourth edition of Bleacher Report’s MLB rivalry series.

In the weeks to come, we’ll highlight some of the biggest head-to-head rivalries in our national pastime and shine light on the past, present and future of those matchups.

So far, we’ve run through the following rivalries:

Next on the docket is a closer look at an ongoing NL East clash between the Atlanta Braves and New York Mets.

This rivalry doesn’t have quite the same lengthy history of the first three we highlighted since the Mets entered the league as an expansion team in 1962, but there’s still plenty to talk about.

The following provides a look at notable numbers and notes, a detailed breakdown of the rivalry’s origins, an overview of memorable regular-season moments, a rundown of postseason meetings between the two clubs and finally a preview of the outlook of both franchises.

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