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Alonso hits two HRs, Mets beat Marlins 5-3

Jun. 25, 2022 20:36 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Pete Alonso hit two leadoff homers, including a go-ahead shot in the eighth inning, and the New York Mets beat the Miami Marlins 5-3 Saturday. Alonso’s home run over the left-center field wall against Miami reliever Jimmy Yacabonis (0-1) snapped a 3-3 tie. It was...

Lindor homers, knocks in 4 as Mets top Marlins 5-3

Jun. 24, 2022 23:30 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Francisco Lindor homered, doubled and drove in four runs to lead the New York Mets past the Miami Marlins 5-3 on Friday night. Mark Canha also went deep and Taijuan Walker pitched six-plus innings of three-run ball for the NL East leaders. Walker (6-2) allowed eight...

Scherzer isn't coming off the injured list for Mets Sunday

Jun. 24, 2022 19:17 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — New York Mets right-hander Max Scherzer will not be activated from the injured list and start the final game of the club’s series against the Miami Marlins Sunday. “Nobody ever said he was,” Mets manager Buck Showalter said before the series opener Friday. “He...

Álvarez belts 2 homers as Astros win 5-3 to sweep Mets

Jun. 23, 2022 00:26 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Yordan Álvarez homered twice and the Houston Astros beat the New York Mets 5-3 to complete a two-game sweep Wednesday. Next up, a trip to the Big Apple to face the major league-leading New York Yankees and slugger Aaron Judge, the only player who's hit more homers...

Alvarez, Tucker help Astros to 8-2 interleague win over Mets

Jun. 21, 2022 23:37 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Yordan Alvarez hit a two-run homer and Kyle Tucker had three RBIs to give the Houston Astros an 8-2 win over the New York Mets in an interleague matchup between two of the top teams in the majors Tuesday night. The Astros trail only the Yankees in the American...

Expecting new dad Peterson sharp for Mets; McNeil hurt

Jun. 20, 2022 17:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The bullpen phone was a secondary concern for Mets starter David Peterson on Monday compared to the one sitting in the trainer's room. His cell phone never buzzed, and that was OK by him. Peterson will worry about his wife's delivery another day. ...

Jerar Encarnación slam in debut lifts Marlins over Mets 6-2

Jun. 19, 2022 19:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jerar Encarnación was called up to the major leagues, and Miami Marlins teammate Sandy Alcantara made a promise to the 24-year-old. “I told him if you get a hit or a homer, I'm going to buy something,” the pitcher recalled saying on the way back to the team...

Mets pitcher Megill out a month, Escobar back from hospital

Jun. 17, 2022 18:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets pitcher Tylor Megill won't throw for four weeks because of a strained right shoulder while infielder Eduardo Escobar rejoined the team Friday after having hospital tests for an unspecified “non-workplace event.” Megill was put on the injured list for the...

Canha, Plummer help Mets to 5-4 comeback win over Brewers

Jun. 17, 2022 00:56 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the only trouble spots for the New York Mets this season has been keeping their pitchers healthy. Finding ways to win, however, hasn't been a problem. Mark Canha hit a two-run homer and the Mets threw out the potential tying run at the plate in...

Injured Mets ace Scherzer throws 3 innings in simulated game

Jun. 16, 2022 19:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Max Scherzer might be back in the New York Mets' rotation before long. The three-time Cy Young Award winner threw 50 pitches in a simulated game Thursday at Citi Field as he recovers from a left oblique strain. If he keeps feeling good, the right-hander plans to...