Latest Michael Conforto News

Wheeler, Phillies hold off Mets 4-3 to boost playoff hopes

Sep. 18, 2021 02:08 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Cy Young Award candidate Zack Wheeler wore down early, MVP contender Bryce Harper was mostly quiet at the plate and still the Philadelphia Phillies found a way. “If you want to win four, five games in a row, you want to win series, it has to come from...

Cards hold off Mets 7-6 in 11 to move into playoff position

Sep. 15, 2021 01:51 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After more than 4 1/2 hours of back-and-forth baseball, the St. Louis Cardinals finally control their playoff fate again. Edmundo Sosa hit the go-ahead single in a three-run 11th inning and the hard-charging Cardinals climbed all the way back into...

Megill's 10 Ks lead Mets over reeling, bumbling Yanks 10-3

Sep. 11, 2021 01:08 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The reeling Yankees made a Subway Series of mental and physical mistakes in their weekend opener at the Mets. Catcher Gary Sánchez had a pair of glaring defensive lapses, and throwing errors by third baseman Gio Urshela and shortstop Gleyber Torres led...

Chisholm's homer in 8th lifts Marlins over Mets 3-2

Sep. 09, 2021 22:52 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Jazz Chisholm Jr. hit a tiebreaking solo homer in the eighth inning and the Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets 3-2 Thursday night. Javier Báez homered and doubled for the Mets, who began the day four games behind NL East leader Atlanta and 4 ½ from the...

De La Cruz lifts Marlins over Mets 2-1 in 10 innings

Sep. 08, 2021 23:24 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Bryan De La Cruz had three hits, including a game-winning single off the center-field fence in the bottom of the 10th inning that gave the Miami Marlins a 2-1 victory over the New York Mets on Wednesday night. Miami starter Sandy Alcantara struck out a...

Nats stop Mets' 6-game win streak, end own skid with split

Sep. 04, 2021 22:11 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lane Thomas and Alcides Escobar homered as the Washington Nationals ended a seven-game skid, beating the Mets 4-3 Saturday night to split a doubleheader and stop New York's six-game winning streak. The Mets won the opener 11-9, blowing a nine-run lead...

Mets beat Nats in 10 innings for fifth straight win

Sep. 03, 2021 23:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kevin Pillar drove in two with a 10th-inning double and the New York Mets recovered after blowing a late lead to beat the Washington Nationals 6-2 Friday night for their fifth straight win. Pete Alonso singled to score automatic runner Francisco Lindor...

Double thumbs up: Báez bolt caps rally, Mets then win again

Aug. 31, 2021 22:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Conforto delivered a two-out hit that sent Javier Báez bolting home to cap a five-run rally in the ninth inning, then homered to lift the New York Mets over the Miami Marlins 3-1 Tuesday night for their second victory of the day. In the...

Mets' Báez bolts out of doghouse with apology, winning run

Aug. 31, 2021 22:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Javier Báez apologized for running his mouth, then sprinted right back into the good graces of Mets fans. Báez bolted from first to home for the winning run in the ninth inning of a 6-5 win over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday, hours after he and...

Mets end skid, beat Nats on Conforto's first pinch-hit homer

Aug. 28, 2021 23:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Conforto hit a go-ahead, three-run drive in the seventh inning for his first career pinch-hit homer and the struggling New York Mets beat the Washington Nationals 5-3 on Saturday night. Conforto helped end New York’s four-game skid and stopped...