Latest Justin Wilson News

After 2nd-half surge, improved Mets lament early mistakes

Sep. 30, 2019 8:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Long after the Mets' season finale had ended, Pete Alonso was still posing for photos with his fiancée near first base as children dashed by — a postgame promotion offering their own chance to circle the bags excitedly at Citi Field. You could certainly understand why Alonso,...

Conforto hits 3-run homer, Mets top Reds 6-3

Sep. 22, 2019 5:43 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Michael Conforto didn't see how deep his first inning drive sailed into the right field seats. He knew all he needed to know. Conforto homered to cap a four-run first inning and the New York Mets kept pace in their wild-card chase with a 6-3 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday. "I knew...

Molina, DeJong HRs carry Cardinals past struggling Cubs 9-8

Sep. 21, 2019 11:04 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Yadier Molina and Paul DeJong homered on Craig Kimbrel's first two pitches in the ninth inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals handed the reeling Chicago Cubs their fifth straight loss with a wild 9-8 victory on Saturday. Marcell Ozuna also connected as the NL Central-leading Cardinals (88-67)...

Mets stumble in their playoff push with 3-2 loss to Reds

Sep. 21, 2019 10:25 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Todd Frazier called it a "bonehead mistake." He should know. He made it. The third baseman hesitated on what he thought might be a foul ball, allowing Aristides Aquino to beat out a bases-loaded infield hit that drove in the Cincinnati Reds' first run in the New York Mets' critical 3-2...

Gyorko, Dodgers damage Mets' chances with 3-2 comeback win

Sep. 16, 2019 2:16 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso is slumping at the wrong time for the New York Mets. And with little margin for error, their two most reliable relievers let a game get away Sunday night that might prove too much to overcome. Jedd Gyorko got off the bench late and played a big role in rallying the Los Angeles...

Davis' 3-run double lifts Mets over Dodgers 3-0

Sep. 14, 2019 11:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Rajai Davis did not need a speeding Uber for his latest big hit, one that maintained the New York Mets' slim wild-card hopes. After a brilliant pitchers' duel between the Mets' Jacob deGrom and Hyun-Jin Ryu, Davis pinch hit with two outs in the eighth inning and slapped a three-run double...

Wilson, Alonso help Mets escape shaky 9th, beat D-backs 3-2

Sep. 11, 2019 2:08 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Wilson watched Mets first baseman Pete Alonso dive for Ketel Marte's line drive and thought maybe the game was over. Then Alonso smothered the ball, and nobody at Citi Field was sure what the Polar Bear would do next. "Your mind goes a mile a minute in that situation," third baseman...

Dodgers beat Orioles 7-3, clinch 7th straight NL West title

Sep. 11, 2019 12:02 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers clinched their seventh consecutive NL West title in fitting fashion, using two home runs by Corey Seager and a masterful pitching performance by Walker Buehler to beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-3 on Tuesday night. After the final out, the first team to clinch a...

Mets bullpen bounces back, Alonso 45th HR to beat Nats 8-4

Sep. 4, 2019 5:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A night after a brutal loss, the New York Mets got back to doing what they have since the All-Star break: Winning another series. Justin Wilson and the bullpen held on this time, rookie Pete Alonso hit his major league-leading 45th home run and the Mets rebounded to stop the Washington...

Frazier hits a pair of 3-run homers, Mets beat Phillies 11-5

Aug. 30, 2019 11:36 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Todd Frazier just needed to see his favorite opponent to end his slump. Frazier hit a pair of three-run homers and tied his career-best with six RBIs, and the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 11-5 Friday night, snapping a six-game losing streak. Michael Conforto also went...