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Alonso breaks NL rookie HR record, Mets crown Royals 11-5

Aug. 18, 2019 7:50 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Pete Alonso wasn't even sure he was going to make the New York Mets' opening day roster, so even he never could have imagined the incredible season he's having. The burly first baseman hit his 40th home run to break the National League rookie record, capping a late outburst by the...

Mets beat Royals 4-1 behind deGrom, Alonso

Aug. 17, 2019 11:29 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Pete Alonso's error at first base in the fourth inning led to Kansas City's only run of the night and put the New York Mets behind. So when he got a chance to come through for his teammates with the bases loaded in the seventh, Alonso didn't want to fail. After narrowly missing out...

Montgomery outpitches Syndergaard as Royals top Mets 4-1

Aug. 17, 2019 1:08 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mike Montgomery is settling back into being a starting pitcher again, and the results are showing. The left-hander outdueled Noah Syndergaard as the Kansas City Royals ended their scoreless drought Friday night in a 4-1 victory over the New York Mets. In his first three starts after...

Alonso ties NL rookie HR record as Mets beat Braves 10-8

Aug. 16, 2019 12:08 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Pete Alonso and Amed Rosario helped the New York Mets pile up huge totals of hits and runs. The Mets needed almost all of them to hold off the homer-happy Atlanta Braves. Alonso drove in six runs with five hits, including a three-run homer that helped lead to Julio Teheran's shortest career...

LEADING OFF: Indians head to NYC for a week, Arrieta's call

Aug. 15, 2019 2:52 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: BIG APPLE TEST José Ramírez, Francisco Lindor and the Indians own the majors' best record since early June, going 43-19 while whittling away an 11 1/2-game deficit in the AL Central. Now, Yasiel Puig and his new teammates are set to spend more than a...

Braves jump on Seth Lugo for 5 runs in 7th, beat Mets 6-4

Aug. 15, 2019 12:56 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves survived another near-meltdown by the back end of their bullpen in the ninth after the New York Mets' best reliever gave up five runs in the seventh. Tyler Flowers drove in a tiebreaking run with an infield hit, and Atlanta scored five runs off Seth Lugo in the seventh and...

Mets place McNeil on IL with hamstring injury, recall Tejada

Aug. 14, 2019 5:45 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The New York Mets placed All-Star Jeff McNeil on the 10-day injured list on Wednesday and recalled infielder Rubén Tejada from Triple-A Syracuse. Mets manager Mickey Callaway said McNeil suffered a "fairly mild" left hamstring strain when trying to beat out an infield grounder in the...

Mets' McNeil goes down with hamstring in loss to Braves

Aug. 14, 2019 12:36 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A tough night for the New York Mets got even worse when All-Star second baseman Jeff McNeil trudged off the field in the ninth inning with a hamstring injury. McNeil was hurt while trying to beat out a grounder in a 5-3 loss to the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday. McNeil said he felt "a little...

Acuña homers, shines defensively, Braves beat Mets 5-3

Aug. 14, 2019 12:21 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. heard chants of "MVP! MVP! MVP!" as he trotted off the field in the sixth inning, tipping his cap to the crowd when he reached the dugout. Maybe the Atlanta fans are on to something. It was another dazzling all-around night for the 21-year-old phenom, who scored his...

Red Sox place rookie INF Chavis on injured list (shoulder)

Aug. 12, 2019 6:09 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Michael Chavis played through the pain for as long as he could. On Monday, the Red Sox rookie finally gave in. Boston placed the versatile Chavis on the 10-day injured list with a sprained left shoulder he sustained recently while trying to make a diving catch. One of the AL's top...