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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.

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.

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.

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?