Pete Alonso had four hits, five RBIs and three runs in support of Max Scherzer's impressive six-inning performance Sunday afternoon, helping the visiting New York Mets crush the Oakland Athletics 13-4 to take two of three in the interleague series.
Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports There was not a lot to be happy about regarding the New York Mets on Saturday evening. New York loss 10-4 in Oakland against the lowly Athletics as their ace, and arguably the best pitcher in baseball (Jacob deGrom), made his worst start since 2019.
Right-hander Max Scherzer will make a rare appearance at one of the many sites of his postseason success when he tries to pitch the visiting New York Mets to a series win over the Athletics on Sunday afternoon in Oakland.
Chris Bassitt threw eight strong innings in his homecoming, Eduardo Escobar blasted his first career grand slam and the visiting New York Mets opened a three-game road series with a 9-2 shellacking of the Oakland Athletics on Friday.
The New York Mets are gaining some traction as they inch closer to winning their first NL East title since all the way back in 2015. They lead the defending World Series champion Atlanta Braves by a game-and-a-half and have a magic number of 11 to put the finishing touches on what has been a great regular season so far.
The New York Mets have some of the best pitching in baseball thanks partly to Edwin Diaz. The closer has been absolutely dominant. In addition to being perhaps the best closer in baseball, Diaz is known for his entrance song “Narco,” which has taken fans of the sport by storm.
The New York Mets are inching closer to clinching their first National League East division crown since 2015. The Mets head into a weekend series with the Oakland Athletics after dropping the finale of their series with the Milwaukee Brewers by a final of 6-0.
The Mets set a new modern MLB single-season record for most hit batters with 106 on Wednesday after outfielder Mark Canha was hit twice and infielder Luis Guillorme was beaned once in today's 6-0 defeat by the Brewers.