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Lindor breaks out, 5 RBIs lead Mets over Nats 5-1 in opener

WASHINGTON -- — Francisco Lindor had five RBI on a pair of two-run homers and run-scoring single for his first big offensive game with the New York Mets, a 5-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Saturday in the opener of a day-night doubleheader. Lindor homered in the first on...
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Jacob deGrom planning to make next Mets start — with potential big sacrifice

WASHINGTON – Jacob deGrom’s plan is to take the ball for his scheduled turn in the rotation Monday, but he isn’t so sure about hitting. After throwing a pregame bullpen session Saturday at Nationals Park, the Mets ace – who departed his last start Wednesday after only three innings because of right shoulder discomfort – said he expects to pitch in turn unless he wakes up Sunday with soreness.
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Mets’ Edwin Diaz: Blown 3-2 call on Soto changed game

Edwin Diaz, from his vantage point on the mound, felt it was a strike. When he got into the clubhouse and saw the replay, he was convinced. His 3-2 slider to the Nationals’ Juan Soto leading off the ninth inning Friday night should’ve been a strikeout. Instead, home plate umpire Kerwin Danley ruled the pitch had missed, sending Soto to first base and setting up the inning.
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Lindor bashes 2 HRs, lifts Mets in Game 1

WASHINGTON -- The Mets were comfortable giving Francisco Lindor $341 million this winter not simply because he is a solid hitter and a Gold Glove Award-winning fielder -- the type of player he has recently proven he can be in emerging from an early-season slump. No. The Mets gave Lindor...
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Mets place pitcher Joey Lucchesi on IL in surprising move

The Mets’ starting rotation issues grew worse after a surprising move on Saturday. Already without much depth, they lost improving southpaw Joey Lucchesi to the injured list after their 5-1 win over the Nationals in Game 1 of a doubleheader. The Mets activated outfielder Albert Almora Jr. to take his place on the roster.
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Francisco Lindor’s monster day lifts Mets over Nationals

WASHINGTON — Francisco Lindor quickly ended the Mets’ scoring drought Saturday with a home run — and then continued his rampage throughout the game. In the kind of carry-the-team performance that was envisioned when the All-Star shortstop was acquired from Cleveland and then signed his $341 million contract extension, Lindor smashed two homers and drove in all five of the Mets’ runs in their 5-1 victory over the Nationals in Game 1 of a doubleheader.
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Blue Jays acquire reliver Jacob Barnes from Mets

BALTIMORE (AP) — Reliever Jacob Barnes was acquired by the Toronto Blue Jays from the New York Mets on Saturday for pitching prospect Troy Miller. Barnes, 31, is 1-1 with two saves and a 6.27 ERA over 19 relief appearances this season. He has a 4.53 ERA over his six-year career.
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Red Sox share another encouraging update on Chris Sale's rehab

The return of the "Boogeyman" is inching closer. Boston Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale threw about 40 pitches Friday during a bullpen session at Triple-A Worcester and looked no worse for wear as he continues his rehab from March 2020 Tommy John surgery, per Joe McDonald of the Worcester Telegram & Gazette.
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Mets: Jacob deGrom suffered his shoulder injury while hitting

Near the end of spring training, Zac Gallen suffered a hairline stress fracture at the radial head of his right (pitching) arm, and was sidelined for weeks. At the dawn of the campaign, Max Fried injured a hamstring while running the bases and was sent to the injured list. What does this have to do with the New York Mets and Jacob deGrom?