Mets Beat Angels to End Four-Game Skid

27 Aug

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The Mets finally quieted Shohei Ohtani’s bat in his final New York appearance before free agency this winter, and two late rallies helped them avoid a weekend sweep by the Angels.

David Peterson tossed seven innings of one-run ball in his longest start of the season, until Rafael Ortega’s bases-loaded single in the ninth sent the Mets to a 3-2 walk-off win Sunday at Citi Field to halt their four-game losing skid.

“Pete’s very quietly been real competitive for us. That was the key to the game, his outing, regardless of everything else that could be talked about,” Buck Showalter said about Peterson afterward. “We needed a starter to get deep in the game and Pete dialed that up for us.

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Brewers Made Big Push to Acquire Mets’ Pete Alonso at Trade Deadline

23 Aug

Pete Alonso

Pete Alonso’s long-term future in Queens remains murky, and the Mets even reportedly explored the possibility of trading the star infielder to a surprise team at the trade deadline.

Before the Aug. 1 deadline, the Brewers made a significant push to try and acquire the All-Star, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic.

Milwaukee held conversations with the Mets before and after its July 27 trade with the Pirates that brought first baseman Carlos Santana to the Brewers.

Are the Mets organization dumb enough to not know how beloved Pete Alonso is with Met fans and how nerve-wracking all this talk about him possibly not coming back is?

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