PHILADELPHIA — Pete Alonso homered twice, had three hits and drove in 5 runs to guide the Mets to a 6-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies within the second recreation for a doubleheader cut up Sunday.
Chris Bassitt (4-2) allowed one run in 5 ⅔ innings to assist the N.L. East-leading Mets. Jean Segura homered for the Phillies.
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In the opener, Bryce Harper homered once more off Max Scherzer and the Phillies grew to become the primary staff to beat the brand new Mets ace, snapping a four-game skid by successful, 3-2.
Alonso nearly single-handedly lifted the Mets within the nightcap, driving a changeup from Cristopher Sánchez (0-1) deep to left for a two-run homer within the first. He hit it even farther to left within the fifth off Nick Nelson, a three-run shot that put the Mets up by 5-1.
“It felt good,” Alonso mentioned of his second homer. “Just wanted to do what I could to put a good swing on a pitch in the zone.”
Alonso was 0 for 3 with a pair of strikeouts within the first recreation earlier than serving to the Mets keep away from simply their second dropping streak of the season.
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“We’ve played such great team baseball,” he mentioned. “Everyone has answered the bell.”
Harper, utilizing a pink bat for Mother’s Day, drove a 94 mile-per-hour fastball from Scherzer (4-1) over the wall in proper for a solo homer with two outs within the first. He screamed, “I love you, Mom!” right into a TV digicam earlier than returning to the dugout.
“I thought we played well the first game and the second game got away from us,” Harper mentioned.
Harper added an R.B.I. single within the third. The reigning winner of the National League’s Most Valuable Player Award additionally homered off Scherzer, his former Washington teammate, on May 1.
“I think we needed that,” Phillies starter Kyle Gibson mentioned. “For the offense to come out and do what they did against Max was big.”
The single-admission doubleheader was a part of a make-up after video games between the groups had been rained out Friday and Saturday.
Scherzer suffered his first loss since final May 30, ending a string of 24 straight begins with out a defeat. The streak spanned his begins with the Nationals, Dodgers and Mets.
Canó Officially Released
The Mets formally launched second baseman Robinson Canó earlier than the sport. The transfer comes per week after the slumping Cano was designated for project regardless of almost $45 million remaining on his contract. The Mets introduced the information of their pregame notes and after Manager Buck Showalter met with reporters.
The 39-year-old Canó sat out final season whereas serving his second suspension for performance-enhancing medicine. He batted .195 (8 for 41) with one house run, three R.B.I. and a paltry .501 on-base plus slugging share in 43 plate appearances for the Mets. Canó has a .302 profession batting common with 335 house runs, 1,305 R.B.I. and an .842 O.P.S. in 17 seasons. He has 2,632 hits, together with 571 doubles.
King’s Impressive Streak Ends for Yankees
Brad Miller snapped Michael King’s spectacular scoreless streak with a pinch-hit, two-run homer within the seventh inning that lifted the Texas Rangers over the Yankees, 4-2, Sunday to salvage a doubleheader cut up.
The Yankees took the opener 2-1 on Gleyber Torres’s game-ending homer main off the ninth. They had three hits within the nightcap after accumulating simply 5 within the early recreation.
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King (2-1) had pitched 14 ⅓ consecutive innings with out permitting a run earlier than Miller smacked a 1-0 fastball out to heart for a two-run lead. The Yankees right-hander hadn’t given up a run since an R.B.I. double by Toronto’s George Springer on April 11.
“It’s a cold night and you’re facing a guy who really hasn’t given up anything all year,” Texas supervisor Chris Woodward mentioned. “To square one up and the wind is blowing straight in. To hit it out that far, it was a pretty good poke.”
It was Miller’s fourth profession pinch-homer, and 6 of his 14 R.B.I. have given Texas a lead this yr.
“Credit to Miller,” Yankees Manager Aaron Boone mentioned. “I think he was trying to four-seamer up and in there and probably didn’t get it to where he wanted to, but I don’t think missed too bad with it, and Miller kind of sold out and got to it and caught him.”
King relieved Jordan Montgomery after Jonah Heim opened the inning with a double to left. King walked Kole Calhoun, walked Nathaniel Lowe and retired Andy Ibáñez on a power out that moved Heim to 3rd. Heim scored on a wild pitch to the backstop one pitch earlier than Miller’s homer.
The uncommon ineffective outing raised King’s E.R.A. from 0.51 to 1.42.
“Obviously I want to be great every time out there and to have a bad one always hurts,” King mentioned. “But it’s a learning experience. You got to keep going and bounce back.”
Eli White additionally homered as Texas gained for the fifth time in six video games.
Giancarlo Stanton hit a two-run homer within the second recreation. The Yankees misplaced for less than the second time in 14 video games.
In the primary recreation of the day, Torres’s seventh profession game-ending hit gave the Yankees their third walk-off win this yr. He linked off John King (1-1) into the quick porch in proper area.
“The bigger the situation, it does seem like he ratchets the concentration level a bit,” Boone mentioned. “Cold day out there, it was good to see him to stick one.”
Rangers starter Dane Dunning misplaced his no-hit bid on an infield single by Judge to open the sixth.
Gerrit Cole allowed a run and 5 hits in 6 ⅓ innings for the Yankees. He struck out 10, walked one and threw a season-high 114 pitches, reaching 100.6 miles per hour. Jonathan Loáisiga adopted Cole with one and two-thirds innings. Clay Holmes (3-0) labored round Mitch Garver’s double within the ninth.
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