Latest Eduardo Escobar News

DeGrominant: deGrom dominates again as Mets edge Phils 1-0

Aug. 13, 2022 22:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jacob deGrom struck out 10 in six dominant innings and Edwin Díaz earned his 200th career save, helping the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0 on Saturday night. Pete Alonso hit an early RBI single as the NL East leaders improved to 31-9 following a...

Vierling, Phils star on defense, end Mets' 6-game win streak

Aug. 12, 2022 23:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Left fielder Matt Vierling threw out the speedy Starling Marte at the plate to end the ninth and the Philadelphia Phillies, showing off sharp fielding that Mets announcer Keith Hernandez said they were lacking, beat New York 2-1 in 10 innings Friday night. ...

Mets lose INFs Jeff McNeil, Eduardo Escobar to injuries

Aug. 12, 2022 21:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mets infielders Jeff McNeil and Eduardo Escobar left Friday’s game against the Philadelphia Phillies with injuries. The Mets said McNeil had a right thumb laceration and Escobar suffered tightness in his left side that will require an MRI. ...

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...

Marte's 3 hits, Nimmo's go-ahead HR lift Mets over Marlins

Jul. 30, 2022 00:18 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Starling Marte homered, tripled and drove in three runs, Brandon Nimmo broke an eighth-inning tie with a two-run shot and the New York Mets overcame two early deficits to defeat the Miami Marlins 6-4 on Friday night. Nimmo finished with three RBIs from the leadoff spot...

Mets edge Yankees 3-2 in 9th for 2-game Subway Series sweep

Jul. 28, 2022 00:35 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — With two first-place teams on the field, the New York Mets made this Subway Series a one-way ride. Starling Marte singled home the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Mets beat the crosstown Yankees 3-2 Wednesday night for a two-game sweep. ...

Mets top Yanks 6-3 in Subway Series matchup of leaders

Jul. 27, 2022 00:12 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Eduardo Escobar crossed the plate and skipped joyfully back to the Mets dugout after his tiebreaking, two-run homer capped a four-run, first-inning rally — a drive a fan behind the left field fence caught one-handed with a leap. Most of Citi Field was dancing by...

Darvish shuts down Mets again, Padres beat Scherzer 4-1

Jul. 23, 2022 00:37 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yu Darvish always makes the New York Mets look light on offense. General manager Billy Eppler is trying to do something about that — no matter which opponent is on the mound. Darvish dominated the Mets again, and Eric Hosmer hit a two-run homer off...

Hoerner gets 3 hits as Cubs stop slide by topping Mets 3-2

Jul. 17, 2022 18:37 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Nico Hoerner's liner landed in the grass in center field. Willson Contreras raced home, and David Robertson closed it out. And just like that, the Chicago Cubs hit the All-Star break with a sigh of relief, instead of a long losing streak. Hoerner hit a...

Pete Alonso, New York Mets sweep lowly Cubs with 4-3 victory

Jul. 17, 2022 00:50 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Eduardo Escobar yelled as he pounded on his chest in celebration, and then brought Pete Alonso in for a quick hug. Quite a day for the New York Mets. A long, successful one at Wrigley Field. Alonso was hit by a bases-loaded pitch from Mychal Givens in...