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SportAlonso hits 49th HR, helps Mets rally in 9th to beat Rockies

02:40  19 september  2019
02:40  19 september  2019 Source:   ap.org

Mets survive Diaz nightmare, beat Phillies with walk-off walk

Mets survive Diaz nightmare, beat Phillies with walk-off walk Edwin Diaz is the gift that keeps on blowing saves. The Mets part-time closer was given the chance to prove he rebounded from his most recent nightmare that saw the Amazin’s six-run lead against the Nationals evaporate into thin air. Instead, Diaz could not rise to the occasion and he blew another save opportunity against the Phillies on Friday night. Fortunately for the Mets, the offense bailed him out. BOX SCORE: METS 5, PHILLIES 4 Pete Alonso dug into the box with the bases loaded and two outs in the ninth inning. The Mets rookie worked a full count against Phillies right-hander Nick Vincent.

Hawkins blows 9 th inning lead, Mets rally past Rockies 3-2. Curtis Granderson hit a tying triple off former- Met LaTroy Hawkins and scored two pitches later on Wilmer Flores' sacrifice fly, giving New York a 3-2 win and dropping the Rockies to 59-85 — the worst record in the National League.

Granderson's 9 th -inning triple, Flores' sacrifice fly rally Mets over Rockies 3-2. Mets starter Jonathon Niese allowed one run and eight hits in 6 2-3 innings, struck out seven and walked one. His curveball was hit or miss at times, but the 6-foot-3 left-hander made pitches when he needed to.

DENVER (AP) — Pete Alonso hit his major league-leading 49th homer to tie the record for most by a rookie, then drew a bases-loaded walk during a four-run rally in the ninth inning that sent the New York Mets over the Colorado Rockies 7-4 Wednesday.

Alonso hits 49th HR, helps Mets rally in 9th to beat Rockies© Provided by The Associated Press New York Mets' Pete Alonso connects for a solo home run off Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jeff Hoffman in the sixth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

The Mets began the day tied with Philadelphia, four games behind the Cubs and Milwaukee for the second NL wild-card spot.

BOX SCORE: METS 7, ROCKIES 4

Pete Alonso goes shirtless after game-winning walk-off walk

Pete Alonso goes shirtless after game-winning walk-off walk Going shirtless has become a walk-off tradition for the New York Mets this season, and it was all started by Pete Alonso. On Friday night, it was Alonso’s turn to go shirtless. © Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY SportsThe Mets rookie walked with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth in a 4-4 game to help his team beat the Philadelphia Phillies. Pete Alonso walk-off walk! pic.twitter.com/aCCHpFyxZC — Juiced MLB (@JuicedMLB) September 7, 2019 Alonso got to show off his sexy body during his postgame interview with SNY. He was asked how it felt to be on the receiving end of having his shirt ripped off.

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Alonso sets another HR record before Mets rally . Alonso then drew a four-pitch, bases-loaded, go-ahead walk in the ninth to lead the Mets to a 7-4 win over the Rockies at Coors Field. When Alonso ripped his 448-foot homer in the sixth -- his 49 th of the season -- the Mets became the 10th team to

Alonso hit a long solo home run to left field in the sixth. He matched the rookie mark set by Mark McGwire for Oakland in 1987.

Jeff McNeil also went deep for the Mets, who set a franchise record with 225 home runs this season.

Trailing 4-3 going into the ninth, the Mets tied it on Brandon Nimmo's third hit, an RBI single off Jairo Diaz (5-4). After a walk to McNeil loaded the bases, Joe Harvey relieved and walked Alonso on four pitches to put New York ahead.

Another run scored on a double-play grounder and Seth Lugo (7-4) hit an RBI single in his first plate appearance of the season.

Rookie Sam Hilliard hit two home runs for the Rockies, connecting both times off Noah Syndergaard. Hilliard's first homer went an estimated 447 feet to right-center and his second drive gave the Rockies a 2-1 lead. Hilliard was recalled on Aug. 27 and homered in his debut that night.

Alonso hits 46th, 47th HRs as deGrom, Mets beat D-backs 3-1

Alonso hits 46th, 47th HRs as deGrom, Mets beat D-backs 3-1 NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso hit two home runs to take the major league lead, Jacob deGrom struck out 11 and the New York Mets beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-1 Monday night in the opener of a crucial four-game series for both teams. The Diamondbacks began the day 1 1/2 games behind the Cubs for the second NL wild-card spot and the Mets trailed by four. Chicago played later at San Diego. Alonso hit a solo drive in the first inning, then connected for his 47th home run in the fifth. He moved two ahead Mike Trout for most in the majors and closed within five of Aaron Judge's rookie record set two years ago.

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Alonso ’s soaring drive was just beyond the glove of left fielder David Dahl and off the orange line Seth Lugo retired all six batters he faced and Edwin Diaz notched his 14th save with a one- hit ninth. He tossed six innings and earned the win over the Mets in the Rockies ’ 13-4 victory on July 16, 2017.

Syndergaard went 5 2/3 innings, giving up four runs on 10 hits and striking out six. René Rivera started at catcher — Syndergaard recently expressed his interest in pitching to someone other than regular starter Wilson Ramos.

Ramos pinch-hit for Rivera and drew a leadoff walk in the ninth to begin the Mets' rally.

McNeil hit his 22nd homer, tagging Jeff Hoffman in the first inning. Hoffman allowed two runs on five hits in 5 1/3 innings.

TRAINER'S ROOM

Mets: RHP Robert Gsellman (right triceps tightness) will throw off the mound again, manager Mickey Callaway said. Gsellman was scheduled to play catch Wednesday.

UP NEXT

Mets: RHP Jacob deGrom (9-8, 2.61) will open a three-game series at Cincinnati on Friday night. He is 2-1 with a 1.74 ERA in five career starts against the Reds.

Rockies: RHP Peter Lambert (3-6, 6.98) goes for his second straight win at the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night. Lambert had gone without a victory in 15 straight starts before beating San Diego on Saturday.

Mets' Pete Alonso organized custom cleats effort to commemorate 9/11

Mets' Pete Alonso organized custom cleats effort to commemorate 9/11 New York Mets rookie Pete Alonso is on another level. Not only is Alonso the National League record holder for most home runs by a rookie in a season, but the slugger has also shown tremendous leadership and awareness. Alonso organized an effort for his team to wear custom cleats for their game on 9/11 to commemorate the tragic day. His effort included getting all of his teammates’ cleat sizes. He also paid for them, according to Tim Healey. Pete Alonso orchestrated the Mets’ wearing of commemorative 9/11-themed cleats tonight.

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Alonso hits 49th HR, helps Mets rally in 9th to beat Rockies
Alonso hits 49th HR, helps Mets rally in 9th to beat Rockies
Alonso hits 49th HR, helps Mets rally in 9th to beat Rockies
Alonso hits 49th HR, helps Mets rally in 9th to beat Rockies
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