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Mets postpone two games

Updated: August 27, 2011, 10:50 AM ET
By Mike Mazzeo | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- With Hurricane Irene looming, the New York Mets have postponed Saturday and Sunday's games against the Atlanta Braves at Citi Field.

Both games will be made up as a single-admission doubleheader Sept. 8.

The Mets were hoping to get Saturday's game in and had discussed moving the start time from 4:10 p.m. ET to 12:10 p.m. ET or 1:10 p.m. ET, but they needed approval from city officials, which was not granted.

Officials also announced that the city's mass transit ...

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