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Marte's 3 hits, Nimmo's go-ahead HR lift Mets over Marlins

Jul. 29, 2022 22:35 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Starling Marte homered, tripled and drove in three runs, Brandon Nimmo broke an eighth-inning tie with a two-run shot and the New York Mets overcame two early deficits to defeat the Miami Marlins 6-4 on Friday night. Nimmo finished with three RBIs from the leadoff spot...

Mets' Drew Smith goes on IL with strained right lat muscle

Jul. 28, 2022 17:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mets reliever Drew Smith was put on the 15-day injured list Thursday because of a strained lat muscle in his right side. The move was retroactive to Monday, a day after Smith allowed an RBI double to San Diego's Eric Hosmer in the sixth inning. Smith got...

Alonso's 3-run HR, 4 RBIs leads Mets over Padres 8-5

Jul. 25, 2022 00:15 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso lifted the ball into the left-field seats and sent the New York Mets soaring into their high-profile Subway Series matchup against the Yankees and Aaron Judge. Alonso hit a go-ahead, three-run homer off Joe Musgrove and had four RBIs to retake the major...

Hoerner gets 3 hits as Cubs stop slide by topping Mets 3-2

Jul. 17, 2022 18:37 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Nico Hoerner's liner landed in the grass in center field. Willson Contreras raced home, and David Robertson closed it out. And just like that, the Chicago Cubs hit the All-Star break with a sigh of relief, instead of a long losing streak. Hoerner hit a...

Lindor leads Mets' power game in 7-3 win over Morton, Braves

Jul. 13, 2022 19:20 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The New York Mets won two of three in their NL East showdown with the Atlanta Braves despite playing without two of their four All-Stars. It helped that Francisco Lindor played like he should be included at the Midsummer Classic. Lindor led New...

Verlander dominates, Castro homers, Astros beat Mets 2-0

Jun. 29, 2022 20:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Verlander has that look: four or five days of stubble when he takes the mound, a focused glare, a game-day demeanor that if not quite ornery is admittedly intense. “I can't be that guy that rolls in on start day and is just kind of like loosey-goosey and...

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...

Walker dominates Marlins, Lindor homers as Mets win 3-2

Jun. 18, 2022 20:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Taijuan Walker retired 18 in a row and pitched into the seventh inning, Francisco Lindor homered for the second straight game and the New York Mets beat the Miami Marlins 3-2 Saturday. The Mets have won three straight and five of six, earning their NL-best 44th...

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...

Bassitt goes 8 innings, Mets blank slumping Brewers 4-0

Jun. 14, 2022 23:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Bassitt pitched eight sharp innings of three-hit ball, Pete Alonso drove in two runs and the New York Mets beat the struggling Milwaukee Brewers 4-0 on Tuesday night. Bassitt (5-4), who entered with a 7.62 ERA in his last five starts, allowed just three...