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Lindor scores 3 more, Mets thump Reds for 6th straight win

Aug. 10, 2022 17:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Francisco Lindor scored three runs, tying a franchise record by crossing the plate in 13 consecutive games, and the New York Mets breezed to their sixth straight win, 10-2 over the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday. Lindor finished 2 for 3 with a walk and a two-run...

High note: Mets closer Díaz trumpets saves in sound of Citi

Aug. 10, 2022 12:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Trumpets blare, the bullpen door pops open — here comes Edwin Díaz, baseball's most dominant closer. Cue the fiesta at Citi Field. Once the regular target of angry boos, and decried a rotten egg in the Big Apple, Díaz has become the toast of the...

Lindor, McNeil back Carrasco as streaking Mets beat Reds 6-2

Aug. 10, 2022 00:30 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Francisco Lindor and Jeff McNeil both homered and drove in two runs, leading Carlos Carrasco and the streaking New York Mets past the Cincinnati Reds 6-2 on Tuesday night. Carrasco (13-4) pitched into the seventh inning and struck out nine to win his fifth straight...

Reds-Mets series another happy reunion for Díaz family

Aug. 09, 2022 22:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Family reunion at Citi Field. New York Mets closer Edwin Díaz and his brother, Cincinnati Reds rookie reliever Alexis Díaz, exchanged the lineup cards at home plate before Tuesday's game between the teams. With several family members watching and...

Bassitt hounds Reds, Marte homers early, Mets win again 5-1

Aug. 08, 2022 23:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Bassitt scattered eight hits over eight innings and Starling Marte hit a two-run homer in the first, leading the New York Mets to a 5-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night. With their 13th victory in 15 games, the Mets extended their NL East lead to...

Dominant deGrom pitches surging Mets to 5-2 win over Braves

Aug. 07, 2022 22:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jacob deGrom struck out 12 and carried a perfect game into the sixth inning of his second start all season, pitching the New York Mets past the Atlanta Braves 5-2 on Sunday for their 12th victory in 14 games. Pete Alonso drove in two runs and the first-place Mets...

Max effort: Scherzer Ks 11, Mets beat Braves for DH sweep

Aug. 07, 2022 00:06 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Max Scherzer tied a season high with 11 strikeouts over seven innings and the New York Mets beat the sloppy Atlanta Braves 6-2 Saturday night to complete a doubleheader sweep. Francisco Lindor had three hits and three RBIs as New York took the opener 8-5, and the...

Acuña, Rosario lead Braves past Mets 9-6 in NL East showdown

Aug. 06, 2022 00:42 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Maybe those Mets fans out in right field should just leave Ronald Acuña Jr. alone. Razzed at Citi Field with 40,000-plus on hand, Acuña matched his career high with four hits and robbed Pete Alonso of a two-run homer as the Atlanta Braves built a big early lead...

Naquin's two homers, Diaz's two-inning save lift Mets

Aug. 04, 2022 23:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Deadline acquisition Tyler Naquin homered twice in his home debut, Edwin Diaz locked down his first two-inning save as a pro and the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 6-4 Thursday night to open a pivotal five-game series between the NL East rivals. Pete Alonso...

Vogelbach's slam, Alonso's HR send Mets past Nationals 9-5

Aug. 03, 2022 20:33 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Daniel Vogelbach hit a grand slam and Pete Alonso connected for his 28th homer, helping the New York Mets beat the Washington Nationals 9-5 on Wednesday. New York won for the eighth time in nine games and opened a 3½-game lead over second-place Atlanta in the NL...