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Mets reliever López has penalty cut to 1 game, out vs Phils

May. 27, 2022 18:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets reliever Yoan López had his three-game suspension cut to one game and was set to serve the penalty Friday night when New York played the Philadelphia Phillies. López was recalled from Triple-A Syracuse before the game and had to immediately sit out. ...

Dodgers to retire Gil Hodges' No. 14 in June

May. 27, 2022 14:45 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gil Hodges, who helped the Dodgers win World Series titles in Brooklyn and Los Angeles, will have his No. 14 jersey retired. The pregame ceremony will take place on June 4, when the New York Mets visit Dodger Stadium. Hodges played his final two seasons with the...

Freeman's 3-run HR, 5 RBIs, lift Dodgers over D-backs 14-1

May. 27, 2022 01:54 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Freddie Freeman's swing looked good and the baseball jumped off his bat, carrying deep into right-center field. The veteran slugger had hit 274 homers in his career prior to that at-bat and this one certainly felt like No. 275. Then again, it had been so long since...

Longoria, Giants tee off on Mets rookie Szapucki in 9-3 rout

May. 25, 2022 20:34 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Evan Longoria homered twice and Joc Pederson hit his fourth in two games as the San Francisco Giants went deep four times in the first two innings off rookie Thomas Szapucki and routed the New York Mets 9-3 Wednesday. Mike Yastrzemski also homered off Szapucki,...

LEADING OFF: Yankees banged up, Twins and Red Sox rolling

May. 25, 2022 04:38 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ PINSTRIPE PROBLEMS Healthy for much of this season, the AL-leading Yankees are suddenly dealing with injuries to several key players. All-Star infielder DJ LeMahieu was a late scratch...

Pederson hits 3 HRs, drives in 8 as Giants stun Mets 13-12

May. 25, 2022 03:09 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Joc Pederson turned a pair of pregame chats with home run king Barry Bonds into the best night of his career. Pederson homered three times and drove in a career-high eight runs, including a tying single with two outs in the ninth inning, and the San Francisco...

Alonso hits 3-run homer, Mets rack up 18 hits to rout Giants

May. 24, 2022 01:44 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Buck Showalter believes in this New York Mets offense, especially if his players keep taking tough at-bats the way they did in the series opener against San Francisco. Pete Alonso hit an early three-run homer moments after Francisco Lindor's tying, two-run...

Ex-Brooklyn Dodgers catcher, Mets coach Pignatano dies at 92

May. 23, 2022 21:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As a big leaguer, Joe Pignatano had a career that was more noteworthy than notable: He played in the last game at Ebbets Field, he homered off three future Hall of Famers and he hit into a triple play with his final swing in the majors. It was out in the bullpen at...

Bassitt has $8.65M salary, Mets deal includes $19M option

May. 22, 2022 20:45 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — New York Mets pitcher Chris Bassitt has an $8.65 million salary this season as past of a one-year contract. Bassitt is guaranteed $8.8 million as part of the deal, which avoided an arbitration hearing set for Monday. The deal includes a $19 million...

Walker, 3 relievers combine on 6-hitter as Mets beat Rox 2-0

May. 22, 2022 19:16 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The New York Mets have a turn-the-page-fast mentality for one very good reason: “Nobody cares about the past,” shortstop Francisco Lindor explained. “We’ve got to get it done today." It's a trait that's serving them well. Lindor broke a...