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The Mets have placed catcher Francisco Alvarez on the injured list after a baserunning mishap

Apr. 20, 2024 15:49 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The New York Mets placed catcher Francisco Alvarez on the 10-day injured list Saturday with a sprained left thumb sustained while running the bases the night before in a 9-4 victory against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Manager Carlos Mendoza said the team still was...

Francisco Lindor slugs tiebreaking 2-run homer, Mets knock off the Dodgers for 5th straight win

Apr. 20, 2024 02:22 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Francisco Lindor hit a tiebreaking two-run home run in the seventh inning and the New York Mets won their fifth straight game, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 9-4 on Friday night. Lindor sent his second homer of the season 396 feet into right field off Daniel...

MLB suspends Pirates lefty Aroldis Chapman 2 games and fines him for 'inappropriate actions' vs Mets

Apr. 18, 2024 18:21 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates left-hander Aroldis Chapman was suspended two games and fined an undisclosed amount Thursday for his “inappropriate actions” against the New York Mets three days earlier. Michael Hill, Major League Baseball’s senior vice president for...

Starling Marte's HR keys surging Mets to sweep of Pirates with 9-1 victory

Apr. 17, 2024 17:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Starling Marte hit his 150th career homer Wednesday, powering the New York Mets to a 9-1 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates and a sweep of a three-game series. Marte, who spent the first eight seasons of his career with the Pirates, hit the milestone two-run homer off...

Pirates 3B Ke'Bryan Hayes scratched with lower back tightness. Grandal starts rehab assignment

Apr. 17, 2024 00:54 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gold Glove third baseman Ke'Bryan Hayes was scratched from the Pittsburgh Pirates' lineup Tuesday night against the New York Mets because of tightness in his lower back. “It just kind of locked up on him a little bit trying to work out. He couldn't get it really...

Mets rally in 7th and score the go-ahead run on a balk for a 3-1 victory over the Pirates

Apr. 17, 2024 00:39 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jose Hernandez balked home the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, Jeff McNeil added an RBI double and the New York Mets beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-1 on Tuesday night. Joey Wendle came off the bench and delivered a tying double for the Mets, who have won nine of...

Pirates stay careful with prized rookie Jared Jones despite overpowering performance vs Mets

Apr. 17, 2024 00:34 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Although the Pittsburgh Pirates lost a close ballgame Tuesday night, they might have found their future ace. And like it or not, they're going to handle him with kid gloves. Rookie right-hander Jared Jones fired five shutout innings in his fourth...

Outfielder Tommy Pham finalizes minor league deal with slumping White Sox

Apr. 16, 2024 20:10 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Tommy Pham has found a home, finalizing a minor league deal with the slumping Chicago White Sox on Tuesday. The 36-year-old Pham will report to Triple-A Charlotte on Wednesday, giving him some time to ramp up before joining the White Sox. Pham hit .256...

Royals C Salvador Perez out of starting lineup again with groin injury

Apr. 16, 2024 18:49 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez is out of the starting lineup for the second straight game because of a groin injury. Manager Matt Quatraro said Perez is available off the bench for Tuesday night's game at the Chicago White Sox. “He came in...

Mets' turnaround from 0-5 start coincides with Bader's emergence from season-opening slump

Apr. 15, 2024 23:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Harrison Bader walked into a new clubhouse for the third time in 18 months and felt empowered as he introduced himself to Mets teammates. “They might hear some stories about your personality. They might know your game or they might look on Baseball Reference at...