Latest Michael Conforto News

After 2nd-half surge, improved Mets lament early mistakes

Sep. 30, 2019 8:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Long after the Mets' season finale had ended, Pete Alonso was still posing for photos with his fiancée near first base as children dashed by — a postgame promotion offering their own chance to circle the bags excitedly at Citi Field. You could certainly understand why Alonso,...

Marlins hit 3 late HRs, beat Wheeler, Mets 4-2

Sep. 26, 2019 11:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For seven innings Thursday night, Zack Wheeler looked like he was going to go into free agency with a flourish. But then Curtis Granderson stepped to the plate and came up with his own ending. Granderson's go-ahead, pinch-hit homer capped a three-run eighth inning against his former team...

Mets eliminated despite 10-3 win over Marlins

Sep. 26, 2019 1:07 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Now it's certain: All those big swings by Pete Alonso and pinpoint fastballs from Jacob deGrom won't be enough to rally the New York Mets into October. Alonso hit his major league-high 51st home run, one short of the rookie record, and deGrom made his last overpowering pitch for a repeat Cy...

Mets stay alive, rally in 9th and beat Marlins 5-4 in 11

Sep. 25, 2019 2:03 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After charging into the wild-card race from way behind, Michael Conforto and the New York Mets weren't about to get eliminated without making at least one more big comeback. Conforto homered twice and the Mets rallied just in time to keep their faint playoff hopes alive Tuesday night,...

Conforto hits 3-run homer, Mets top Reds 6-3

Sep. 22, 2019 5:43 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Michael Conforto didn't see how deep his first inning drive sailed into the right field seats. He knew all he needed to know. Conforto homered to cap a four-run first inning and the New York Mets kept pace in their wild-card chase with a 6-3 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday. "I knew...

Mets stumble in their playoff push with 3-2 loss to Reds

Sep. 21, 2019 10:25 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Todd Frazier called it a "bonehead mistake." He should know. He made it. The third baseman hesitated on what he thought might be a foul ball, allowing Aristides Aquino to beat out a bases-loaded infield hit that drove in the Cincinnati Reds' first run in the New York Mets' critical 3-2...

Gyorko, Dodgers damage Mets' chances with 3-2 comeback win

Sep. 16, 2019 2:16 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso is slumping at the wrong time for the New York Mets. And with little margin for error, their two most reliable relievers let a game get away Sunday night that might prove too much to overcome. Jedd Gyorko got off the bench late and played a big role in rallying the Los Angeles...