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Mets sweep doubleheader from Pirates, retake first place

PITTSBURGH — Once again, reports of the Mets’ Demise have been greatly exaggerated. Between games of Wednesday’s doubleheader at PNC Park, Mets starter Chris Bassitt went out of his way to reference the idea (which he called “obviously a little extreme”) that the Mets’ three-game losing streak marked the beginning of an irrepressible spiral. The …

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Christian Yelich hits a 499-foot home run in the Brewers’ loss to the Rockies

DENVER — The Brewers Wasted no time getting on the scoreboard on Tuesday night, as Christian Yelich drove the fourth pitch of the game from Rockies starter Chad Kuhl a Statcast-projected 499 feet to the third deck at Coors Field in an eventual 10-7 loss in 10 innings. It’s the longest dinger of the 2022 …

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