Latest Jeff McNeil News

Stroman's strong outing keys Mets' 6-1 win over Rockies

Sep. 18, 2019 2:09 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Marcus Stroman provided a boost to the New York Mets' flickering playoff hopes. Stroman pitched seven shutout innings, Amed Rosario, Brandon Nimmo and Pete Alonso all homered in the sixth to break open a scoreless game and the Mets beat the Colorado Rockies 6-1 on Tuesday night. "We show up...

Senzaltela, Story lead Rockies over Mets 9-4

Sep. 17, 2019 1:08 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Steven Matz doesn't regret the 401-foot home run by Trevor Story. The juicy sinker to pitcher Antonio Senzatela will stick with him. "I got ahead of him and I made a really bad pitch," Matz said. "That's what it boils down to." Senzatela hit a tying, two-run single that ended a year-long...

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...

Frazier, McNeil hit 2 HR each, Mets thump D-backs 9-0

Sep. 12, 2019 1:29 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Mets have had a topsy-turvy season, and nobody has better represented that than streaky slugger Todd Frazier. Frazier is back on a roll, and so is New York. Frazier and Jeff McNeil each homered twice, helping the surging Mets tag Diamondbacks ace Robbie Ray and beat Arizona 9-0. "He...

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...

Phils hit 3 HRs, outlast Mets 10-7 to tighten wild-card race

Sep. 8, 2019 7:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Looking for every extra edge in a playoff chase, the Philadelphia Phillies tried most everything — stealing and bunting, plus plenty of pinch-hitters and pitchers. On and on they went, mixing and matching against the New York Mets for so long the teams actually began to run out of...

Alonso gets bases-loaded BB in 9th, Mets beats Phillies 5-4

Sep. 7, 2019 12:45 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso walked up and down the New York Mets' dugout in the ninth inning declaring he wanted somebody's shirt. In the end, everybody got his shirt. Alonso drew a bases-loaded walk with two outs to cap a chaotic ninth inning and lift the Mets to a 5-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies...

Syndergaard strikes out 10 as Mets handle Nationals, 7-3

Sep. 2, 2019 5:34 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Noah Syndergaard had far too much time to dwell on allowing 10 runs in his last start. One thought, in particular, continued to surface. "I wanted to make sure that never happened again," the New York Mets right-hander said. There was never a hint it would Monday as Syndergaard pitched...

Syndergaard strikes out 10 as Mets handle Nationals, 7-3

Sep. 2, 2019 4:22 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Noah Syndergaard struck out 10 while allowing three hits over seven shutout innings, Jeff McNeil hit a two-run homer, and the New York Mets shrugged off a challenging travel turnaround to defeat the Washington Nationals 7-3 on Monday. New York, which entered the day four games behind the...