Mets Fall to Cubs Despite Pete Alonso's Effort, 7-10

Thu, Aug 29, 2019 | Emma Botos


Anthony Rendon of the Washington Nationals runs to first base, covered by Pete Alonso of the New York Mets, during a 2019 game at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.
David B. King: Flickr, Blogspot License

August 28, 2019 -- The Mets stumble against the visiting Cubs in a 7-10 loss.

Pete Alonso was not able to pull out the win against the Cubs. He had a 0.365 OBP with 4 at bats. Leading the team in slugging for the season, Pete Alonso had a 0.591 slugging percentage. The Mets' top hitter contributed 0 RBI and scored 0 runs in the home outing. In the game, he had a batting average of 0.263.

The Noah Syndergaard start could not keep the Cubs hitters at bay. A 4.14 ERA and 0.295 OBP in the appearance against Cubs. He gave up 9 earned runs over 3.0 innings pitched. He pitched for 5 Ks. The Mets hurler threw for 9 hits and 1 walk allowed.

Slugger Javier Baez offense on the road helped the Cubs over the Mets's pitching. Javier Baez had a 0.316 OBP with 5 at bats. At the plate, he had 0 strikeouts. Leading the team in slugging for the season, Javier Baez had a 0.538 slugging percentage.

Posted at Thu, August 29, 2019 03:31:58 UTC