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Atlanta Braves' Freddie Freeman starts to run after hitting a two-RBI double during the second inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Braves blow out Mets 15-2, inch closer to NL East crown

Sep. 19, 2020 1:08 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Eyeing a third consecutive NL East crown, the power-packed Atlanta Braves got their top starter back and made it an awfully easy night for him. Freddie Freeman added three more hits to his burgeoning MVP campaign, Ozzie Albies clubbed two of Atlanta's six homers and the Braves battered New...

New York Mets second baseman Robinson Cano wears a New York Police Department cap while warming up before a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays in Buffalo, N.Y., Friday, Sept. 11, 2020. Mets players and coaches wore first responder caps in honor of the 19th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

DeGrom, in NYPD hat, backed by 10-run 4th, Mets rout Jays

Sep. 11, 2020 11:26 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jacob deGrom, wearing an NYPD cap in honor of first responders on the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, pitched six strong innings and the New York Mets backed him in a big way, beating the Toronto Blue Jays 18-1 Friday night. In addition to the police department, caps...

New York Mets designated hitter Pete Alonso (20) points to the dugout after hitting a solo home run during the eighth inning of the team's baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Alonso, Conforto lead Mets to 7-6 win over Orioles

Sep. 10, 2020 12:27 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso hit his second dramatic homer in a week Wednesday night, when his shot to center field leading off the eighth inning lifted the New York Mets to a 7-6 win over the Baltimore Orioles. Alonso hit a walk-off, two-run homer to give the Mets a 9-7, 10-inning win over the New York...

Baltimore Orioles' Renato Nunez, left, is greeted near the dugout by Chance Sisco after hitting a three-run home run off New York Mets starting pitcher Ariel Jurado during the first inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, in Baltimore. Orioles' Cedric Mullins and Jose Iglesias scored on the home run. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Núñez hits 2 HRs to carry Orioles past skidding Mets 9-5

Sep. 1, 2020 11:29 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Renato Núñez hit two home runs, Anthony Santander also went deep and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Mets 9-5 Tuesday night to stretch New York's losing streak to five games. Núñez hit a three-run drive off Mets newcomer Ariel Jurado to give Baltimore an early lead....

Miami Marlins' Garrett Cooper hits a solo home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets on Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Rojas gets key hit as Marlins beat deGrom, Mets 5-3

Aug. 31, 2020 6:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Miguel Rojas hit a tiebreaking RBI single during Miami’s four-run sixth inning against Jacob deGrom, and the Marlins beat the New York Mets 5-3 on Monday. Garrett Cooper and Brian Anderson homered for Miami, which had dropped four in a row prior to traveling to New York for the...

New York Yankees' Mike Tauchman scores the game winning run under a tag attempt by New York Mets catcher Wilson Ramos during the eighth inning of the first baseball game of a doubleheader, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, in New York. The Yankees won 8-7. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Sánchez's pinch slam, Hicks' HR help Yanks sweep Mets

Aug. 30, 2020 9:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gary Sánchez and Aaron Hicks — among the few remaining regulars healthy enough to join the Yankees' lineup — made sure the Bronx Bombers held serve at home in this unusual Subway Series. Sánchez delivered the first pinch-hit, extra-innings grand slam in Yankees...

New York Yankees' Clint Frazier, left, scores the game-winning run on a wild pitch by New York Mets relief pitcher Dellin Betances, right, to close the ninth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, in New York. The Yankees won 2-1. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Mets place pitchers Betances, Matz on injured list

Aug. 30, 2020 12:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets have placed struggling pitchers Dellin Betances and Steven Matz on the injured list, one day after they both made appearances against the New York Yankees. Betances landed on the injured list with right lat tightness. Matz was placed on the IL with left shoulder...

New York Yankees' Clint Frazier, left, scores the game-winning run on a wild pitch by New York Mets relief pitcher Dellin Betances, right, to close the ninth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, in New York. The Yankees won 2-1. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Yankees edge Mets 2-1 to avert longest slide in 25 years

Aug. 29, 2020 6:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The last time the New York Yankees lost eight in a row, it was a different millennium. One game a day suited them much better Saturday. Clint Frazier scored the winning run on Dellin Betances' wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Yankees averted their longest losing streak...

New York Mets' Dominic Smith celebrates after hitting a go-ahead solo home run off New York Yankees relief pitcher Chad Green in the sixth inning of the first baseball game of a doubleheader, Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Mets' Smith follows plea with HR; Rosario gets road walkoff

Aug. 29, 2020 12:26 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Dominic Smith wept on Wednesday night, disheartened and drained by another long 24 hours as a Black man in America. A day later, he said he felt uplifted after teammates joined him in a memorable protest. Back in his comfort zone Friday night, the New York Mets outfielder took a starring...

New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom follows through on a delivery during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Conforto's 2-run homer in 9th lifts Mets over Marlins, 5-3

Aug. 20, 2020 12:04 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Michael Conforto hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the ninth inning Wednesday, and the New York Mets beat the Miami Marlins for the third night in a row, 5-3. Jacob deGrom pitched six shutout innings and left with a lead, but Miami scored against the Mets' bullpen on a wild pitch and two...