deGrom deLivers, Lagares and Alonso collect three hits apiece in win over Royals

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deGrom deLivers, Lagares and Alonso collect three hits apiece in win over Royals
deGrom deLivers, Lagares and Alonso collect three hits apiece in win over Royals

The Mets evened this three-game series at one game apiece with a 4-1 win over the Kansas City Royals. The game was a pitchers' duel in the early going, as Jacob deGrom and Jakob Junis matched zeros for the first four innings. The Mets got a runner to third base in the top of the fourth with two outs, but failed to score. The Royals were the first to strike in the bottom of the frame. deGrom had not allowed a baserunner until that point, but he walked Alex Gordon with one out and Hunter Dozier singled, advancing Gordon to third. Jorge Soler then hit a bouncer to first base, which Pete Alonso misplayed. It glanced off Alonso's glove and went into no-man's land near the mound, allowing Gordon to

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