NEW YORK (AP) — Jacob deGrom struck out 13 — the most for a Mets pitcher who threw five innings or fewer— but didn’t factor into the decision Sunday when the NL East leaders beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-3 to complete a four-game sweep.
New York Mets (35-17, first in the NL East) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (33-17, first in the NL West)
Los Angeles; Thursday, 10:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Mets: Taijuan Walker (3-0, 2.83 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, 19 strikeouts); Dodgers: Tony Gonsolin (5-0, 1.80 ERA, .93 WHIP, 44 strikeouts)
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Pete Alonso and 12 other New Yor Mets agreed to one-year contracts Tuesday that avoided arbitration, leaving only right-hander Chris Bassitt without a deal before the deadline to exchange proposed salaries.