Pete Alonso has hit 40 home runs this season…He is the first player in franchise history to record multiple seasons with 40 or more home runs…Only two players this season have recorded 40 or more home runs – Aaron Judge and Kyle Schwarber…Alonso has 22 career homers vs. the Marlins, tied for fourth-most among active players and tied for 19th all-time…David Wright (26) is the only Met with more.
Pete Alonso has set a new franchise single-season RBI record with 131 this season…His 131 RBI tops the majors…Only once before in franchise history has a Met finished the season with the most RBI…Howard Johnson recorded a career-best 117 RBI in 1991 to lead the National League…He has 27 game-winning RBI this season, the most since the stat was first tracked in 1974…His 35 go-ahead RBI are tied for the second-most in a single season in Mets history…Keith Hernandez had 36 go-ahead RBI in 1985.
Pete Alonso has recorded 17 home runs with runners in scoring position…His 16 home runs lead the major leagues and sets a new franchise record, previously held by Todd Hundley (15) in 1996…Alonso has surpassed his home run total from 2021 with 40 home runs…The only Mets to have 37 or more home runs in consecutive seasons are Alonso, Darryl Strawberry (1987-88) and Mike Piazza (1999-2000)…Alonso and Strawberry are the only two Mets to reach 37 home runs in year three times.
The Mets are saddened by the devastation in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Fiona…Families, children and homes are all without much needed necessities including power, clean water and a safe place to sleep…To show our support, the Amazin’ Mets Foundation, along with Mets players and coaches, are partnering with Team Rubicon and Global Empowerment Mission to help those in need in Puerto Rico…Please join the Mets in our relief efforts by donating to help the victims of Hurricane Fiona by visiting teamrubiconusa.org and globalempowermentmission.org.
The Mets starting pitchers staff has recorded 70 wins this season… That is the third-most in the majors…The last time the Mets starting staff recorded more than 70 wins was in 1990, when the starting staff went 73-56.