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Stroman, Lindor lead Mets past slumping Padres 4-1

Jun. 12, 2021 20:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Marcus Stroman pitched one-run ball into the seventh inning, Francisco Lindor hit an early two-run homer and the New York Mets beat the slumping San Diego Padres 4-1 Saturday. Stroman (6-4) pitched 6 1/3 innings, allowing six hits and walking one while...

Mets GM rebuts Alonso, says balls have 'no influence' on pay

Jun. 11, 2021 17:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets acting general manager Zack Scott refuted New York star Pete Alonso's charge that Major League Baseball has been manipulating baseballs to hurt potential free agents, saying changes to the ball would have “no influence on how players are valued or paid.” ...

LEADING OFF: Alonso's big allegation, Zombro out of hospital

Jun. 10, 2021 03:31 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ JUICY ALLEGATIONS Mets slugger Pete Alonso uncorked a major allegation Wednesday, accusing MLB of manipulating its baseballs to harm the earning potential for star free...

Pillar, McKinney each homer twice as Mets rout Orioles 14-1

Jun. 09, 2021 23:08 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — After a blowout win fueled largely by role players, New York Mets manager Luis Rojas took stock of his division-leading team. “You couldn't be any more proud," he said. "Every single guy that's put on the Mets' uni has just helped us along the way.”...

Mets' Alonso claims MLB manipulating baseballs to harm FAs

Jun. 09, 2021 20:55 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — New York Mets slugger Pete Alonso accused Major League Baseball of manipulating the baseballs to harm the earning potential for star free agents and players eligible for arbitration. Alonso's comments came Wednesday before New York's game at Baltimore....

Orioles still rolling on offense, rout Mets 10-3

Jun. 08, 2021 23:29 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Pat Valaika described his late father-in-law as one of his biggest fans — someone who would remind him how great it can be to be a major league baseball player. “He always told me I’m living the dream," Valaika said. "Sometimes I take it for...

Stroman wins 2nd in row, leads Mets over Padres 6-2

Jun. 06, 2021 20:49 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Marcus Stroman won his second straight decision after four consecutive losses and doubled in a run, leading the New York Mets over the San Diego Padres 6-2 on Sunday for a four-game split. Stroman (5-4) gave up an unearned run and four hits in 6 2/3...

Tatis homers to back Darvish, Padres hold off Mets 4-3

Jun. 04, 2021 03:12 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Fernando Tatis Jr. returned to the lineup with a two-run homer that slipped out of center fielder Mason Williams' glove, and the San Diego Padres held off the New York Mets 4-3 on Thursday night. Yu Darvish (6-1) pitched effectively into the sixth...

Lindor scores winning run in 9th, Mets beat D-backs 7-6

Jun. 02, 2021 19:46 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The New York Mets have been waiting for Francisco Lindor to be himself on the baseball field. They're hoping the wait may be over. Lindor, signed to a $341 million, 10-year deal on April 1, had three hits and scored the winning run in the ninth inning in...

Reddick 2-run double in 10th, D'backs rally past Mets 6-5

Jun. 02, 2021 02:47 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Josh Reddick hit a two-run double in the bottom of the 10th inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied to beat the New York Mets 6-5 on Tuesday night. Arizona overcame a four-run deficit and tied it with two outs in the ninth on an RBI single by Josh...