Category: New York Mets

Mets fall 3-2 to Reds as their postseason chances continue to decrease

Mets fall 3-2 to Reds as their postseason chances continue to decrease

All six division leaders in baseball have something in common besides knowing they’re headed for the playoffs. They all have .500 or better records in one-run games this season. The Reds lead the Major Leagues this season with 56 games decided by ... MORE
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Michael Conforto leads Mets to 6-3 win over Reds

Michael Conforto leads Mets to 6-3 win over Reds

With the Mets’ postseason hopes hanging by a thread, they need gutsy efforts like the one Marcus Stroman delivered on Sunday afternoon. Stroman overcame a rough start to retire 13 straight, and with fuel from home runs by Michael Conforto, J.D. Davis and ... MORE
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Mets continue to lose games they desperately need

Mets continue to lose games they desperately need

Catcher Jorge Alfaro sure knows how to spoil the party. He hit a pair of home runs — including his first career grand slam — to help the Marlins defeat the Mets, 8-4, at Citi Field on Monday night. With the victory, ... MORE
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Mets stay alive in Wild Card hunt with walk-off win

Mets stay alive in Wild Card hunt with walk-off win

The Mets managed to stave off elimination for another night. Three outs away from being mathematically eliminated from National League Wild Card contention, the Mets mounted a comeback to ensure life for another day. Michael Conforto hit a game-tying, two-run homer in the ... MORE
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Mets beat Marlins 10-3 but get eliminated from playoff contention with Brewers win

Mets beat Marlins 10-3 but get eliminated from playoff contention with Brewers win

If the Mets needed a reminder of what could have been, it was laid plain before them Wednesday night at Citi Field. Their best pitcher, Jacob deGrom, offered a final, convincing (and possibly superfluous) argument for a second consecutive National League Cy ... MORE
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Mets lose 4-2 to Marlins

Mets lose 4-2 to Marlins

Right-hander Jordan Yamamoto ended his season on a good note Thursday night at Citi Field. He pitched six shutout innings and struck out a career-high 10 batters as the Marlins edged the Mets, 4-2, thanks to a go-ahead home run by Curtis ... MORE
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Pete Alonso ties MLB rookie record with 52nd home run in Mets 4-2 win over Braves

Pete Alonso ties MLB rookie record with 52nd home run in Mets 4-2 win over Braves

A wide grin spread across Pete Alonso‘s face as he rounded first, staying there for most of his trip around the bases. Alonso thrust both hands into the air, clapped his hands and celebrated with his teammates. Then he emerged from the dugout ... MORE
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Pete Alonso sets rookie home run record in Mets 3-0 win over Braves

Pete Alonso sets rookie home run record in Mets 3-0 win over Braves

Shortly after Pete Alonso matched Aaron Judge’s Major League rookie home run record on Friday night, Judge said in no uncertain terms that Alonso would soon stand alone atop the leaderboard. No matter that only two games remained in the season. Alonso’s reputation had reached ... MORE
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Walk-off home run lifts Mets over Braves

Walk-off home run lifts Mets over Braves

As they do every year after the season, the Mets will hold organizational meetings next week at Citi Field. Conspicuously absent from those meetings will be manager Mickey Callaway, who plans to make the 19-hour drive home to Florida with no guarantees ... MORE
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Mets blow six-run 9th inning lead as Nats come back

Mets blow six-run 9th inning lead as Nats come back

As soon as he launched the ball into the air, Kurt Suzuki turned back and pointed to the Nationals’ dugout. His three-run homer landed in the left field seats, finishing off an improbable comeback as Washington stormed back from a six-run deficit ... MORE
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Lugo, Cano lead Mets to redemption in series win over Nats

Lugo, Cano lead Mets to redemption in series win over Nats

Most days after Seth Lugo plays catch, he and Mickey Callaway have a brief conversation. The manager asks whether Lugo is available for that game. Lugo answers yes or no. Then the Mets proceed, either with or without their most potent bullpen ... MORE
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Edwin Diaz blows another save but, Pete Alonso's walk-off walk bails him out

Edwin Diaz blows another save but, Pete Alonso’s walk-off walk bails him out

NEW YORK — If the Mets are to defy the odds and make the playoffs, they’ll need to ride a rookie who seems up to the challenge. Pete Alonso drew a walk-off walk in the ninth inning Friday night, lifting the Mets ... MORE
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Stroman continues to struggle and Mets offense could

Stroman continues to struggle and Mets offense was quiet in a 5-0 loss to Phillies

NEW YORK — The Phillies got a pitching performance to support their offense on Saturday night against the Mets, defeating New York 5-0 at Citi Field. Drew Smyly pitched seven scoreless innings and the bullpen finished off the shutout. Smyly was the ... MORE
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Mets lose 2/3 to Phillies after 10-7 loss on Sunday

Mets lose 2/3 to Phillies after 10-7 loss on Sunday

NEW YORK — The Phillies and the Mets found themselves locked in a slugfest at Citi Field on Sunday afternoon, and Maikel Franco, who has become a familiar nemesis to New York, provided the knockout punch. When it was over after four-plus hours, ... MORE
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Pete Alonso leads Mets to a 3-1 win over D-backs

Alonso leads Mets to a 3-1 win over D-backs

With a flurry of September home runs, Pete Alonso has put himself in position to do something no Major League rookie ever has. Alonso hit his 46th and 47th homers in a 3-1 win over the D-backs on Monday, putting him on pace for 53 ... MORE
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Todd Frazier leads Mets to a 3-2 win over D-backs

Todd Frazier leads Mets to a 3-2 win over D-backs

These days, few situations vex the Mets more than holding a late, slim lead on a night that Seth Lugo is unavailable to pitch. For all intents and purposes, Lugo has become New York’s closer. But the Mets often use him for ... MORE
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Mets gain ground in Wild Card standings with win over D-backs

Mets gain ground in Wild Card standings with win over D-backs

The Mets were out of it, and then they were back in it, and then they were all but out of it again. Entering this week’s series against the D-backs, the Mets had — again — backed themselves into a position where ... MORE
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Mets sweep D-backs after an 11-1 win

Mets sweep D-backs after an 11-1 win

The Mets will not die. Over the course of five and a half months, the Mets’ National League competitors have dealt them a ringing series of blows, any one of which could have effectively ended their season. On each occasion, the Mets ... MORE
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