Latest Pete Alonso News

Aaron Judge, Ronald Acuña Jr. elected MLB All-Star starters

Jun. 30, 2022 19:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge and Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr. were elected Thursday to start in the July 20 All-Star Game at Dodger Stadium. The pair were chosen under new rules that give starting spots to the top vote-getter in each league in the...

Verlander dominates, Castro homers, Astros beat Mets 2-0

Jun. 29, 2022 20:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Verlander has that look: four or five days of stubble when he takes the mound, a focused glare, a game-day demeanor that if not quite ornery is admittedly intense. “I can't be that guy that rolls in on start day and is just kind of like loosey-goosey and...

Fortes solo HR with 2 outs in bottom of 9th, Miami tops Mets

Jun. 26, 2022 16:25 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Rookie Nick Fortes hit a solo home run with two outs in the ninth inning, lifiting the Miami Marlins over the New York Mets 3-2 Sunday. Fortes drove an 0-1 pitch from Adam Ottavino (2-2) into the left-field seats as Miami avoided a three-game sweep by the NL East...

Alonso hits two HRs, Mets beat Marlins 5-3

Jun. 25, 2022 20:36 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Pete Alonso hit two leadoff homers, including a go-ahead shot in the eighth inning, and the New York Mets beat the Miami Marlins 5-3 Saturday. Alonso’s home run over the left-center field wall against Miami reliever Jimmy Yacabonis (0-1) snapped a 3-3 tie. It was...

Álvarez belts 2 homers as Astros win 5-3 to sweep Mets

Jun. 23, 2022 00:26 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Yordan Álvarez homered twice and the Houston Astros beat the New York Mets 5-3 to complete a two-game sweep Wednesday. Next up, a trip to the Big Apple to face the major league-leading New York Yankees and slugger Aaron Judge, the only player who's hit more homers...

Alvarez, Tucker help Astros to 8-2 interleague win over Mets

Jun. 21, 2022 23:37 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Yordan Alvarez hit a two-run homer and Kyle Tucker had three RBIs to give the Houston Astros an 8-2 win over the New York Mets in an interleague matchup between two of the top teams in the majors Tuesday night. The Astros trail only the Yankees in the American...

Expecting new dad Peterson sharp for Mets; McNeil hurt

Jun. 20, 2022 17:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The bullpen phone was a secondary concern for Mets starter David Peterson on Monday compared to the one sitting in the trainer's room. His cell phone never buzzed, and that was OK by him. Peterson will worry about his wife's delivery another day. ...

Walker dominates Marlins, Lindor homers as Mets win 3-2

Jun. 18, 2022 20:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Taijuan Walker retired 18 in a row and pitched into the seventh inning, Francisco Lindor homered for the second straight game and the New York Mets beat the Miami Marlins 3-2 Saturday. The Mets have won three straight and five of six, earning their NL-best 44th...

Mets' Lindor homers after surprise visit from mom

Jun. 18, 2022 00:14 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Francisco Lindor homered after being surprised by his mom’s first visit to see him at Citi Field, Pete Alonso slugged a grand slam during an eventful sixth inning and the New York Mets beat the Miami Marlins 10-4 Friday night. Lindor’s wife, Katia, surprised...

Canha, Plummer help Mets to 5-4 comeback win over Brewers

Jun. 17, 2022 00:56 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the only trouble spots for the New York Mets this season has been keeping their pitchers healthy. Finding ways to win, however, hasn't been a problem. Mark Canha hit a two-run homer and the Mets threw out the potential tying run at the plate in...