Category: New York Mets

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Jeff McNeil’s home run helps Mets avoid being swept again

The Mets’ most valuable player may not be Jacob deGrom, Pete Alonso or any of the other usual suspects. It might just be a relatively obscure left-handed reliever doing things that have never before happened in franchise history. In recording four outs ... MORE
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Mets drop fifth straight in ugly loss to Phillies

Barely a day after returning from the injured list to complete his rapid recovery from a right hamstring strain, Brandon Nimmo found himself racing around the Citi Field dirt like a man without much concern for his legs. Upon driving a ball ... MORE
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Mets lose to Phillies as fading playoff hopes take another blow

The Mets may be going quietly in the last gasps of their season, but one significant member of their ranks is not. Javier Báez solidified his status as the most unrelenting force in New York’s lineup on Friday, singling home the Mets’ ... MORE
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Mets reinstate Brandon Nimmo from injured list

The Mets announced they have reinstated center fielder Brandon Nimmo from the 10-day injured list before this evening’s game against the Phillies. Reliever Jake Reed was optioned to Triple-A Syracuse in a corresponding move. Nimmo returns after missing just under two weeks ... MORE
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Mets get swept by Cardinals as playoff hopes take another hit

Pete Alonso crouched on the basepath, helmet in hand, stunned into disbelief nearly halfway to second base. Alonso had just hit a seventh-inning fly ball long enough and hard enough to become a three-run homer, which would have brought the Mets to ... MORE
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Mets lose to Cardinals in extras after late rally

It’s not as if the Mets have lacked opportunities. Despite all that has gone wrong for them this season — the injuries, the offensive inconsistencies, the elongated stretches of lackluster play — they entered Tuesday’s game against the Cardinals still in position ... MORE
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Mets get shutout by Cardinals as playoff hopes continue to dwindle

Although the Mets entered Monday’s play closer to the top of the National League Wild Card race than they were to the NL East lead, that mathematical fact came complete with a significant caveat. The Mets may have been three games out ... MORE
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Francisco Lindor’s three homers power Mets to win over Yankees in series finale

Francisco Lindor pounded his chest as he crossed home plate, his signature game as a Met nearly complete. Lindor had just hit his third home run to give the Mets the lead in the eighth inning on Sunday, powering them to a ... MORE
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Aaron Judge homers twice vs. Mets as Yankees snap seven-game skid

The Yankees spilled to the center of the diamond as part of a stirring pregame ceremony on Saturday, embracing their crosstown rivals as “one unified New York” — a scene reminiscent of the hugs that the Mets and Braves exchanged before professional ... MORE
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Yankees skid hits seven after sloppy loss to Mets

The pregame question was fielded smoothly, as though it were a hot grounder smashed toward third base back in Aaron Boone’s playing days. Despite their current skid, the Yankees’ manager promised that his team would soon reverse what he described as a ... MORE
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Mets end disappointing road trip with brutal loss to Marlins

Wasted opportunities were the downfall of the Mets, as the Marlins’ Jazz Chisholm Jr. clubbed a go-ahead solo homer in the eighth inning off Mets reliever Jeurys Familia in a 3-2 loss at loanDepot park on Thursday night. The loss wasted another ... MORE
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Bats go quiet again as Mets fall to Marlins in extras

One thing you have to do when battling for a postseason berth is beat the lesser teams on the schedule. Though the Mets have been fairly adept at doing so this season, they didn’t get the job done on Wednesday, as they ... MORE
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Mets to wear first responder hats in-game on Saturday for anniversary of Sept. 11

The Mets, who wore first responder hats in-game last season on Sept. 11 for the first time since returning to play in 2001 in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks, will again wear those hats in-game this Sept. 11 against the Yankees ... MORE
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Pete Alonso’s milestone homer helps Mets roll past Marlins

Mets first baseman Pete Alonso belted his 100th career home run in his 347th Major League game Tuesday, becoming the second-fastest player in American League/National League history to reach 100 home runs. Former Phillies star Ryan Howard did it in 325 games ... MORE
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Mets promote prospect Mark Vientos to Triple-A Syracuse

The Mets have promoted INF/OF prospect Mark Vientos to Triple-A Syracuse, per Deesha Thosar of the New York Daily News. Vientos, 21, has crushed Double-A pitching this season, slashing .281/.346/.580 with 22 homers and 16 doubles in 306 plate appearances over 72 ... MORE