Latest Eduardo Escobar News

Big series in A-T-L: Mets vs Braves with NL East on the line

Sep. 30, 2022 01:50 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Two months into the season, it looked like the New York Mets were headed for an NL East runaway. Not so fast, said the reigning World Series champions. Sparked by two budding stars, the Atlanta Braves suddenly found their mojo. Now,...

Escobar rallies Mets past Marlins in 10, back into 1st alone

Sep. 29, 2022 00:42 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — With the Mets needing a comeback in the pressure of a tight pennant race, Eduardo Escobar was a one-man show. Escobar homered and drove in five late runs — including the game-winning single in the 10th inning — to rally New York past the Miami Marlins 5-4 on...

Alonso sets team RBI mark; Scherzer, Mets top A's, hold lead

Sep. 25, 2022 20:34 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Pete Alonso homered, doubled and drove in five runs to set the team record for RBIs, Max Scherzer pitched six sharp innings and the New York Mets routed the Oakland Athletics 13-4 Sunday to hold their NL East lead. The Mets remained 1 1/2 games ahead of...

Mets beat Athletics 9-2 to extend division lead over Braves

Sep. 24, 2022 01:06 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Eduardo Escobar has found his hitting stroke at just the right time for the New York Mets. Escobar hit a grand slam, Chris Bassitt pitched eight sharp innings in his return to Oakland, and the Mets extended their lead in the NL East by beating the Athletics...

DeGrom fans 13 over 5 innings, Mets sweep Pirates

Sep. 18, 2022 19:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jacob deGrom struck out 13 — the most for a Mets pitcher who threw five innings or fewer— but didn’t factor into the decision Sunday when the NL East leaders beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-3 to complete a four-game sweep. Mets pitchers tied a big league record...

Escobar hits 3-run homer, Bassitt pitches Mets past Pirates

Sep. 18, 2022 00:54 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Eduardo Escobar hit an early three-run homer, Chris Bassitt pitched six shutout innings for his 14th win and the New York Mets beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1 on Saturday night. New York maintained its one-game lead in the NL East over the Atlanta Braves, who...

Walker, Vogelbach lead Mets over Pirates 4-3 for 91st win

Sep. 16, 2022 23:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Taijuan Walker won back-to-back starts for the first time in two months, Daniel Vogelbach homered against his former team and the New York Mets beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 Friday night. Pete Alonso got his National League-leading 113th RBI for New York (91-55),...

Peterson tagged early, Mets fall to Cubs 6-3 and get swept

Sep. 15, 2022 00:10 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — David Peterson got only one out and the slumping New York Mets fell behind early Wednesday night in a 6-3 loss that completed a three-game sweep by the Chicago Cubs. The NL East leaders lost their fifth consecutive home game and dropped to 5-7 in a 16-game stretch...

Cubs hound Bassitt, beat NL East-leading Mets 5-2

Sep. 13, 2022 00:37 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Bassitt had his shortest start in three months, failing to get through the fourth inning as the NL East-leading New York Mets lost to the Chicago Cubs 5-2 Monday night. New York remained 1 1/2 games ahead of Atlanta, which lost 3-2 in San Francisco. ...

Nimmo, Nido power NL East-leading Mets over Marlins

Sep. 11, 2022 18:12 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Brandon Nimmo homered, doubled and walked twice to help the New York Mets beat the Miami Marlins 9-3 and maintain their slim lead atop the NL East on Sunday. Tómas Nido had three hits and drove in three runs for the Mets, who fell out of the lead for the first time...