Latest Pete Alonso News

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...

Kershaw, Dodgers catch Syndergaard on bad day, beat Mets 9-2

Sep. 13, 2019 11:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Noah Syndergaard got caught again, this time by the smart-swinging Los Angeles Dodgers. Syndergaard kept wobbling with Wilson Ramos behind the plate while Clayton Kershaw was right in the pocket, sending the Dodgers over the New York Mets 9-2 Friday night. "It wasn't terrible," Mets manager...

Galvis slam leads Reds; M's rookie Lewis homers again

Sep. 13, 2019 2:56 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — One good swing by Freddy Galvis turned things around for the Cincinnati Reds. Galvis' grand slam was that swing for the Cincinnati Reds in an 11-5 win over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night. After scoring just six runs in two listless losses to the Mariners, Galvis helped the Reds...

Mets hit team-mark 6 HRs, rout D-Backs 11-1 for 4-game sweep

Sep. 12, 2019 7:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Juan Lagares, Marcus Stroman and the New York Mets kept up their playoff push by pounding the Arizona Diamondbacks. Lagares hit his first career grand slam and a two-run shot as the Mets set a team record for homers in a home game by going deep six times, routing Arizona 11-1 Thursday for a...

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...

Mets' Alonso buys custom 9/11 cleats for teammates

Sep. 12, 2019 12:39 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso has been full of surprises during a memorable rookie season with the Mets. For fans in his new home city, his gesture Wednesday night might be the biggest home run yet. Alonso coordinated the purchase and production of custom 9/11 cleats for Mets players to wear on the 18th...

Juicy stat: MLB sets record for most home runs in a season

Sep. 11, 2019 10:57 PM EDT

Major League Baseball hitters have punctuated a power-packed year by shattering the record for most home runs in a season. Jonathan Villar of the Baltimore Orioles connected Wednesday night for the 6,106th homer. That topped the mark of 6,105 set in 2017. There are plenty more to come, too — the record was...

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...

Alonso, deGrom lead Mets past Diamondbacks 3-1

Sep. 10, 2019 1:46 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso hit two home runs to take the major league lead, Jacob deGrom struck out 11 and the New York Mets beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-1 Monday night in the opener of a crucial four-game series for both teams. The Diamondbacks slipped to 2 ½ games behind the Cubs for the second...

Alonso hits 46th, 47th HRs as deGrom, Mets beat D-backs 3-1

Sep. 10, 2019 1:45 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso sent a couple more pitches flying into the seats while Jacob deGrom's tosses kept darting in and out of the strike zone. It all added up to a crucial win for the Mets. Alonso hit two homers to take sole possession of the major league lead, deGrom struck out 11 and New York beat...