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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...

MLB playoff primer: Things to know as postseason nears

Sep. 28, 2022 23:05 PM EDT

Major League Baseball’s postseason has a little more heft this season. The playoffs are rapidly approaching, with the final regular season games set for Oct. 5. The postseason begins two days later with a field of 12 teams — up from last year’s 10 — and includes a...

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 ace deGrom tagged, NL East lead cut in 10-4 loss to A's

Sep. 24, 2022 20:16 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Jacob deGrom called his rare, late September flop unacceptable. The Mets ace got hit around and lasted a season-low four innings, and New York lost 10-4 to the Oakland Athletics on Saturday to see its lead cut in the NL East race. “It...

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...

Mets have top payroll, Dodgers drop with Bauer suspension

Sep. 19, 2022 18:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Mets are on track to have baseball’s highest payroll for the first time since 1989, among a record-tying six teams set to pay a penalty for spending. The Los Angeles Dodgers, who started the season as the top spender, fell into second due to Trevor Bauer's...

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...

Lindor, Carrasco shine on Clemente Day, Mets beat Bucs 7-1

Sep. 16, 2022 00:27 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As far as Francisco Lindor and Carlos Carrasco were concerned, there was no better way to honor Roberto Clemente than playing well in a win. On a night particularly meaningful to both of them, Lindor and Carrasco propelled the New York Mets past the Pittsburgh...