MANAGE THIS GAME AND EVERY GAME UNTIL NOVEMBER 1ST LIKE IT IS GAME 7 OF THE WORLD SERIES
But I am still having Steve fire you as soon as possible after leaving Matz in last night.
RHP Corey Oswalt has been activated from the 10-Day IL.
RHP Franklyn Kilome has been optioned to the team’s Alternate Training Site.
IT’S BEEN ONE WEEK: Michael Conforto is on an eight-game hitting streak, batting .323 (10-31) with 10 runs, two home runs, five RBI, five walks and a .949 OPS in that span…Chickety China the Chinese Chicken…..He has safely reached base in 46 of 51 games this season…He has recorded a hit in 15 of his last 16 games, batting .373 (25-67) with 17 runs, five doubles, four home runs, 14 RBI, six walks and a 1.067 OPS in that span.
EVERYDAY FIRST BASEMAN: Dominic Smith had his hitting streak snapped at 11 games last night…Smith batted .417 (20-48) with six runs, six doubles, one homer, 14 RBI and a 1.086 OPS in that span…The streak was the longest of his career…Smith was the first Mets player with two double-digit hitting streaks in one season since Daniel Murphy in 2015 (12 games and 10 games)…Courtesy of Elias…He has reached base safely in 13 straight games, putting up a .407 OBP in that span since September 3…His career-high is a 15-game on-base streak, which he accomplished from August 5-25 this season.
TOTAL DOM-NATION: Smith has 27 extra-base hits (18 doubles, one triple, eight homers) in 43 games this year…He tied for second in the major leagues with 18 doubles…Overall he is batting .331/.395/.623 with 23 runs, 18 doubles, one triple, eight homers, 40 RBI, 14 walks and a 1.018 OPS…He is third in the NL and sixth in the majors with a 1.018 OPS, is tied for fourth in the NL and tied for eighth in MLB in RBI, tied for third in the NL and tied for fourth in the majors in extra-base hits…He is third in the NL with a 170 wRC+.
TRADE WHILE YOU STILL CAN: Platoon player Pete ranks fourth in the majors with 69 plate appearances with runners in scoring position..he must have LOTS of RBI….nope….Platooning Pete leads MLB with 103 men left on base.
Pete Alonso | INF | .215, 12 HR, 27 RBI, 0 SB