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Tampa Bay Rays' Brandon Lowe celebrates as he reaches home plate after hitting a home run as New York Mets catcher Wilson Ramos, left, watches during the fourth inning of a baseball game Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Lowe homers, Rays inch past deGrom, Mets 2-1 despite 16 Ks

Sep. 22, 2020 12:07 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays are ready for a party — and mum on the details. “I’m not saying nothing," closer Nick Anderson said with a laugh. Shouldn't have to wait much longer to see what they have in store. Nate Lowe homered and scored both runs against NL Cy Young Award...

Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Kyle Wright throws against the New York Mets during the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Noah K. Murray)

Wright, Acuña lead 1st-place Braves to 7-0 win over Mets

Sep. 20, 2020 9:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyle Wright allowed only one hit in the best start of his big league career, pitching into the seventh inning to lead the Atlanta Braves past the New York Mets 7-0 on Sunday. Ronald Acuña Jr. homered off Rick Porcello to break a scoreless tie in the sixth and finished with four RBIs....

New York Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom points to the outside during the first inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

DeGrom exits with hamstring spasm, Mets rally past Phils 5-4

Sep. 16, 2020 11:21 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jacob deGrom's balky hamstring forced an untimely exit Wednesday night. Now, the New York Mets ace hopes it won't mean an early end to his season. DeGrom left a rare rough outing because of a right hamstring spasm, then watched his teammates erase a four-run deficit in rallying for a...

Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Jake Arrieta walks to the dugout after an injury during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Arrieta exits with injury, Phillies beat Mets 4-1

Sep. 15, 2020 11:18 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jake Arrieta promised he'd be ready for the postseason, or sooner. Now the Philadelphia Phillies have to get there. Arrieta pitched effectively into the sixth inning before leaving with a hamstring injury, Didi Gregorius hit a two-run homer and the Phillies beat the New York Mets 4-1...

New York Mets starting pitcher Seth Lugo, left, jumps off the base after forcing out Toronto Blue Jays' Travis Shaw at third during the fourth inning of a baseball game in Buffalo, N.Y., Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020. The call was upheld after a Toronto challenge. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Bichette returns, Kirk debuts as Blue Jays beat Mets 3-2

Sep. 12, 2020 11:13 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Bo Bichette singled and scored in a successful return to the Toronto lineup and Alejandro Kirk also got a hit and scored in his big league debut Saturday night as the Blue Jays beat the New York Mets 3-2. Bichette, who missed 27 games with a right knee sprain, was activated from the...

Philadelphia Phillies' Jean Segura hits a two-run home run during the 10th inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets on Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Segura bails out Phils' bullpen with HR in 10th to beat Mets

Sep. 7, 2020 5:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jean Segura has helped all over the Philadelphia Phillies infield this season. Might have the bullpen's biggest save now, too. “Jean has been special for us this year," manager Joe Girardi said. Segura hit a two-run homer in the 10th inning and drove in a career-best five runs,...

New York Mets' Pete Alonso, center, and teammates celebrate after Alonso hit a two-run home run during the 10th inning of the team's baseball game against the New York Yankees, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Alonso HR in 10th lifts Mets over Yanks after Seaver tribute

Sep. 3, 2020 9:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso hit a two-run homer leading off the 10th inning Thursday night, lifting the New York Mets to a come-from-behind, 9-7 win over the Yankees in the final Subway Series game of the season between the teams. The Mets came back from deficits of 4-0 and 7-4 at Citi Field to earn a...

Baltimore Orioles' Renato Nunez, left, is greeted near the dugout by Chance Sisco after hitting a three-run home run off New York Mets starting pitcher Ariel Jurado during the first inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, in Baltimore. Orioles' Cedric Mullins and Jose Iglesias scored on the home run. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Núñez hits 2 HRs to carry Orioles past skidding Mets 9-5

Sep. 1, 2020 11:29 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Renato Núñez hit two home runs, Anthony Santander also went deep and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Mets 9-5 Tuesday night to stretch New York's losing streak to five games. Núñez hit a three-run drive off Mets newcomer Ariel Jurado to give Baltimore an early lead....

Miami Marlins' Garrett Cooper hits a solo home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets on Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Rojas gets key hit as Marlins beat deGrom, Mets 5-3

Aug. 31, 2020 6:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Miguel Rojas hit a tiebreaking RBI single during Miami’s four-run sixth inning against Jacob deGrom, and the Marlins beat the New York Mets 5-3 on Monday. Garrett Cooper and Brian Anderson homered for Miami, which had dropped four in a row prior to traveling to New York for the...

New York Yankees' Clint Frazier, left, scores the game-winning run on a wild pitch by New York Mets relief pitcher Dellin Betances, right, to close the ninth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, in New York. The Yankees won 2-1. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Yankees edge Mets 2-1 to avert longest slide in 25 years

Aug. 29, 2020 6:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The last time the New York Yankees lost eight in a row, it was a different millennium. One game a day suited them much better Saturday. Clint Frazier scored the winning run on Dellin Betances' wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Yankees averted their longest losing streak...