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Edwin Díaz blows save for skidding Mets as Giants win 7-2 in 10 innings

May. 25, 2024 18:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Yastrzemski capped a five-run 10th inning Saturday with a three-run triple and the San Francisco Giants earned a 7-2 win over the skidding New York Mets. The Giants, who overcame deficits of at least four runs in winning each of their previous three games,...

Bader, Taylor spark 4-run first inning, Díaz not used, Mets beat Marlins 7-3 to avoid series sweep

May. 19, 2024 17:59 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Harrison Bader and Tyrone Taylor each drove in two runs in a four-run first inning, star closer Edwin Díaz was not used in a save situation and the New York Mets beat the Miami Marlins 7-3 on Sunday for just their second win in seven games. Brandon Nimmo homered and...

Mets closer Edwin Díaz's role fluid after latest flop

May. 19, 2024 13:22 PM EDT

Edwin Díaz's role with the New York Mets has become fluid after the closer's messy blown save against Miami. The two-time All-Star has blown two consecutive save chances and three of his last four, the latest when he squandered a four-run lead in the ninth inning of Saturday's...

Mets closer Edwin Díaz open to different role as struggles mount and confidence wanes

May. 19, 2024 04:27 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Edwin Díaz is open to a change to help ignite the slumping New York Mets — even if that means losing his job as closer. Amid a terrible start to the season in which he's blown two consecutive save chances and three of his last four, the star reliever with a $102...

Bell hits tying homer as Marlins score 4 in 9th off struggling Díaz and rally past Mets 10-9 in 10

May. 19, 2024 00:02 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Josh Bell hit a tying homer off Edwin Díaz in a four-run ninth inning, the latest costly meltdown by the struggling New York Mets closer, and Otto Lopez singled home the winning run in the 10th as the Miami Marlins rallied for a 10-9 victory Saturday. Lopez sent a...

Mets beat Phillies 6-5 in 11 innings to avoid home-and-home sweep

May. 16, 2024 23:07 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pete Alonso homered, J.D. Martinez hit a go-ahead single in the 11th inning and the New York Mets overcame another blown save by Edwin Díaz, avoiding a four-game sweep in a home-and-home set with a 6-5 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday night. ...

Stott homers in 9th off Edwin Diaz, adds tiebreaking SAC fly in 10th as Phillies edge Mets 5-4

May. 13, 2024 23:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Bryson Stott hit a leadoff homer in the ninth against All-Star closer Edwin Díaz and delivered the tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the 10th inning as the MLB-leading Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 5-4 Monday night. The Phillies trailed 4-2 before Díaz...

Nimmo, Manaea and Díaz lead the Mets to a 4-3 victory over the Cardinals

May. 06, 2024 22:55 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Brandon Nimmo hit a tiebreaking homer in the seventh inning that sent the New York Mets to a 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night. Sean Manaea (2-1) pitched six effective innings and Edwin Díaz rebounded from a blown save Sunday as the Mets...

Arozarena hits tying homer off Díaz in 9th, DeLuca's 2-run triple in 10th lifts Rays over Mets 7-6

May. 05, 2024 18:29 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Randy Arozarena hit a tying homer off Edwin Díaz with two outs in the ninth inning, Jonny DeLuca lined a two-run triple in the 10th and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the New York Mets 7-6 on Sunday for a three-game sweep. Automatic runner José Caballero...

Morel hits tiebreaking HR off Díaz in 9th and Cubs top Mets 3-1 after spoiling Severino's no-hit bid

Apr. 30, 2024 00:54 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Christopher Morel hit a two-run homer off Edwin Díaz to snap a ninth-inning tie and the Chicago Cubs beat the New York Mets 3-1 on Monday night after being held hitless by Luis Severino into the eighth. “It was just really cool to just see us like, stay in it,”...