Mets Morning News: Pete Alonso makes history in loss to Braves

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Mets Morning News: Pete Alonso makes history in loss to Braves
Mets Morning News: Pete Alonso makes history in loss to Braves

The Mets fell to the Braves for the second straight night by a score of 9-5, as Zack Wheeler put the Mets in a 4-1 hole early. However, the Mets battled back, punctuated by Pete Alonso's 41st home run of the season—a three-run shot that tied the franchise single season home run record. However, Zack Wheeler was unable to protect the lead and the bullpen combined with some poor defense allowed the Braves to open up another lead in the late innings, which they would hold on to. Edwin Diaz left the game with what the Mets are calling “trap tightness” and is day-to-day for the time being, as he will be reevaluated today. However, in his return Jeff McNeil collected two hits in two at-bats and will

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