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Baty homers first time up in majors, Mets beat Braves 9-7

Aug. 18, 2022 09:13 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The first time Brett Baty stepped on the field in the big leagues, he simply took a look around. “I wanted to soak it all in,” he said. Then came a moment he'll remember for a lifetime. Baty homered in his first major league at-bat,...

Morton, Olson lead Braves to another easy win over Mets, 5-0

Aug. 16, 2022 23:09 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves never seem to get flustered. Less than two weeks ago, the World Series champions endured a miserable series against the team they've been chasing in the NL East pretty much all summer. They haven't lost since. Charlie...

Mets pitcher Walker (back) exits after 2 innings vs Braves

Aug. 16, 2022 21:18 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — For the second night in a row, the New York Mets' starting pitcher has worked only two innings because of an injury. Taijuan Walker left Tuesday's contest against Atlanta with back spasms after covering first base for the final out of the second. Th...

Bassitt, Mets blank Phils again for 17th win in 20 games

Aug. 14, 2022 19:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Bassitt hurled five scoreless innings, Francisco Lindor set the franchise record for RBIs by a shortstop and the New York Mets defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 6-0 Sunday for their 17th win in 20 games. Burly slugger Daniel Vogelbach homered and Mark Canha...

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. ...

Marlins end Phillies' 7-game streak; Schwarber strains calf

Aug. 11, 2022 17:51 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kyle Schwarber coped with a nagging calf injury through the last few weeks — “the old grind of baseball,” he said — and still helped the Phillies reel off a near-perfect homestand and a run at an NL wild-card spot. But as his right calf felt “tighter, tighter,...

Taveras career-high 5 RBIs, Rangers beat Astros 8-4 in 10

Aug. 11, 2022 00:48 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Leody Taveras drove in a career-high five runs, including a bases-clearing double as part of a five-run 10th inning as the Texas Rangers beat the Houston Astros 8-4 on Wednesday night. Marcus Semien hit a bases-loaded sacrifice fly off Phil Maton (0-2) to put Texas...

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...

Dodgers, Mets make post-trade deadline statements

Aug. 08, 2022 10:23 AM EDT

The Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Mets mostly ceded the spotlight at the trade deadline. Then they played like they didn't need much help. The Dodgers swept a three-game series against San Diego to take a 15 1/2-game lead in the NL West, and the Mets took four of...

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...