NEW YORK — Some of the performances on the diamond from cornerstones of the New York Mets on Friday night vividly outlined what should be a bright future of baseball in Queens. However, that future officially will not include the 2019 postseason.
Pete Alonso clobbered his 51sthome run, one shy of a Major League record for rookies, while Jacob deGrom dominated on the mound with seven shutout innings during the Mets’ 10-3 victory over the Miami Marlins at Citi Field, a win that became moot in terms of the Wild Card chase when the Milwaukee Brewers clinched their ticket to the postseason – and eliminated the Mets from postseason contention in the process – with their win in Cincinnati that was completed just before the finish in Queens.
*Editor’s note: Above the byline is the photo gallery from Wednesda evening’s game, with all photos taken by ALOST photographer Arturo Holmes. After clicking on the first photo to enlarge the picture, make sure to press the left and right arrow buttons to scroll through the rest of the pictures. There are currently 24 pictures in total.