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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...

Mets get Ruf from Giants, Givens from Cubs before deadline

Aug. 03, 2022 00:29 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Determined to keep their top minor league prospects, the New York Mets made incremental upgrades to the lineup and bullpen at the trade deadline. Without a big splash, they hope that's enough to sink Atlanta in the NL East. The first-place Mets...

Mets get Naquin, reliever from Reds for 2 minor leaguers

Jul. 29, 2022 01:17 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — With the trade deadline drawing closer, the first-place New York Mets have been busy getting better from the left side of the plate. New York acquired left-handed-hitting outfielder Tyler Naquin and lefty reliever Phillip Diehl from the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday...

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 plan deGrom return next week after latest rehab start

Jul. 27, 2022 17:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets ace Jacob deGrom pitched four innings Wednesday for Triple-A Syracuse, finishing strong after a shaky start in what's expected to be his last minor league rehab outing before rejoining New York's rotation. “The plan right now if everything progresses well is...

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...

Mets get DH Vogelbach from Pirates in trade for reliever

Jul. 22, 2022 21:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The first-place New York Mets added some much-needed punch at designated hitter Friday, acquiring Daniel Vogelbach from the Pittsburgh Pirates in a trade for rookie reliever Colin Holderman. The burly Vogelbach, a left-handed hitter and an All-Star in 2019 with...

Mets ace deGrom to make at least 1 more rehab start

Jul. 22, 2022 21:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets ace Jacob deGrom will make at least one more minor league rehab start before rejoining New York's rotation. The two-time Cy Young Award winner, sidelined all season by a stress reaction in his right scapula, threw 60 pitches over five innings in a simulated...

Today in History: July 21, guilty verdict in "Monkey Trial"

Jul. 21, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, July 21, the 202nd day of 2022. There are 163 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 21, 1925, the so-called “Monkey Trial” ended in Dayton, Tennessee, with John T. Scopes found guilty of...

Votto delivers, Reds surprise Yanks 7-6 in 10 to win series

Jul. 15, 2022 00:41 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Raise your hand if you saw that coming from the Cincinnati Reds. Joey Votto lined a tiebreaking double in a three-run 10th inning for his second go-ahead hit of the night, and Cincinnati beat the New York Yankees 7-6 on Thursday to earn an unexpected series win. ...