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Alonso hits 3-run homer, Mets rack up 18 hits to rout Giants

May. 24, 2022 01:44 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Buck Showalter believes in this New York Mets offense, especially if his players keep taking tough at-bats the way they did in the series opener against San Francisco. Pete Alonso hit an early three-run homer moments after Francisco Lindor's tying, two-run...

Ex-Brooklyn Dodgers catcher, Mets coach Pignatano dies at 92

May. 23, 2022 21:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As a big leaguer, Joe Pignatano had a career that was more noteworthy than notable: He played in the last game at Ebbets Field, he homered off three future Hall of Famers and he hit into a triple play with his final swing in the majors. It was out in the bullpen at...

Bassitt has $8.65M salary, Mets deal includes $19M option

May. 22, 2022 20:45 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — New York Mets pitcher Chris Bassitt has an $8.65 million salary this season as past of a one-year contract. Bassitt is guaranteed $8.8 million as part of the deal, which avoided an arbitration hearing set for Monday. The deal includes a $19 million...

Walker, 3 relievers combine on 6-hitter as Mets beat Rox 2-0

May. 22, 2022 19:16 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The New York Mets have a turn-the-page-fast mentality for one very good reason: “Nobody cares about the past,” shortstop Francisco Lindor explained. “We’ve got to get it done today." It's a trait that's serving them well. Lindor broke a...

Serven's 2 HRs lift Rockies over Mets 11-3 for DH split

May. 22, 2022 00:45 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Brian Serven launched a pair of two-run homers — his first two major league hits — to lead the Colorado Rockies over the New York Mets 11-3 on Saturday night for a doubleheader split. C.J. Cron also went deep for the Rockies, and Connor Joe had three hits. ...

Mets' Scherzer on IL, Marte back from bereavement list

May. 21, 2022 14:10 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The New York Mets on Saturday placed pitcher Max Scherzer on the 15-day injured list with a left oblique strain. The move is retroactive to Thursday. Scherzer left his start on Wednesday night after experiencing tightness in his side. An MRI performed...

LEADING OFF: Snowdays in Denver, Greene's no-hit follow up

May. 21, 2022 05:02 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ THERE’S SNOW WAY A late-spring snowstorm in Denver postponed Friday’s opener between the Mets and Rockies and could threaten a doubleheader scheduled for Saturday. With Kris...

Wainwright, Molina help Cardinals to 5-3 win over Pirates

May. 20, 2022 23:32 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Adam Wainwright pitched seven innings of one-run ball to extend his domination of Pittsburgh, and battery-mate Yadier Molina keyed a four-run sixth inning with a two-run single as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pirates 5-3 on Friday night. Wainwright has won 10...

Snowballs not baseballs: Winter storm wipes out Mets-Rockies

May. 20, 2022 20:42 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Kris Bryant's return from a back injury will have to wait. It's hard to play baseball during a snowstorm in Colorado. The opener of the Rockies' three-game series against the New York Mets was postponed Friday, 6 1/2 hours before the scheduled first pitch, with a...

After Mets lose Scherzer, Alonso HR in 10th beats Cards 7-6

May. 19, 2022 20:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — There are two constants to the Mets' season: injuries and wins. They learned Thursday that Max Scherzer will join fellow ace Jacob deGrom on the injured list for a lengthy stretch. Then New York wasted a ninth-inning lead against the St. Louis Cardinals and fell...