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Alonso, Mets power up to pound Giants 11-4

Jul. 20, 2019 8:21 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pete Alonso set another record after making a small tweak to his swing. Dominic Smith quickly got redemption. And the New York Mets bounced back from a pair of frustrating extra-inning losses. Alonso came off the bench and hit his 33rd home run, setting the Mets rookie record for RBIs...

Giants win 7th straight thanks to botched play by Mets

Jul. 20, 2019 2:12 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The way the pitchers on both teams were dealing, it figured that it might take a miscue in the field for either team to score. A botched fly ball between New York Mets left fielder Dominic Smith and shortstop Amed Rosario did the trick for the San Francisco Giants for a second straight...

Mets' Wheeler on injured list with shoulder fatigue

Jul. 16, 2019 3:20 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler has been placed on the 10-day injured list because of shoulder fatigue, which could complicate efforts by the out-of-contention team to trade the right-hander before the July 31 deadline. New York made the move retroactive to Friday, and Wheeler will be eligible to...

Former All-Star Kemp released by Mets after stint in minors

Jul. 13, 2019 4:05 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Former three-time All-Star outfielder Matt Kemp has been released by the New York Mets. Kemp signed a minor league contract with the Mets on May 24 and played in eight games for Triple-A Syracuse, hitting .235 with one home run and three RBIs. "We're going to exhaust every effort we can to...

Mets rally in 8th again, beat Yankees 4-2 in Subway Series

Jul. 3, 2019 1:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — All night long, Michael Conforto had chances to come through. Once he finally did, the New York Mets were riding high at Citi Field. Conforto busted out of his slump in a big way, hitting a two-run double that snapped an eighth-inning tie and lifted the Mets over the New York Yankees 4-2 on...

Mets put Matz in overhauled bullpen, 3 relievers come off IL

Jul. 2, 2019 8:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Steven Matz is moving to the bullpen for now as the New York Mets again overhaul a major problem area with a flurry of roster moves. Veteran relievers Jeurys Familia, Justin Wilson and Luis Avilán were reinstated from the injured list before Tuesday night's Subway Series opener against...

Syracuse PG Tiana Mangakahia announces she has breast cancer

Jul. 1, 2019 8:43 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse point guard Tiana Mangakahia announced that she has Stage 2 breast cancer Monday. The senior said she will begin chemotherapy this week and then would undergo surgery after that. "I know this will be tough, but I will get through it," she said in a statement. "This is just...

All-Stars McNeil, Alonso rally Mets past Braves to snap skid

Jul. 1, 2019 1:40 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — What began as a thrilling day for Mets youngsters Jeff McNeil and Pete Alonso got even better by the time the night was over. The freshly minted All-Stars had the big hits in a five-run eighth inning that rallied New York past the Atlanta Braves 8-5 on Sunday, snapping its seven-game losing...

Syracuse tabs DeLisha Milton-Jones women's hoops assistant

Jun. 27, 2019 5:59 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse has hired former WNBA star and two-time Olympic champion DeLisha Milton-Jones as an assistant women's coach. Milton-Jones, who spent the past two seasons as head coach at Pepperdine, will serve as the team's recruiting coordinator. Syracuse head coach Quentin Hillsman calls...

Bruce's double vs old team lifts Phils over Mets 5-4 in 10

Jun. 26, 2019 11:28 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jay Bruce delivered another big hit in a familiar spot. The veteran slugger ripped an RBI double in the bottom of the 10th inning against his former team, and the Philadelphia Phillies rallied to beat the reeling New York Mets 5-4 Wednesday night. "I want to be the guy up at the plate...