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New York Mets first baseman, Pete Alonso led his team this Saturday by hitting two home runsone of them fundamental for the definitive advantage, with which they beat the Miami Marlins 5-3.
The first of them came early, in the second chapter, and put the Mets to win with the homer 21 of the seasonin a Dantesque connection to right field after a pitch from starter Trevor Rogers.
Already With the game tied at 3-3, Alonso’s new opportunity to appear on the scoreboard arrived. and just as he did starting the second episode, this time he jumped as the first batter of the inning to line the ball into the stands through center field.
Alonso’s second home run of the night became the definitive lead the Mets needed. Also, this was the 14th game of his career in which he managed to hit more than one homer.
In the ninth inning, Brandon Nimmo (who was 3-3 in the match) doubled the fifth line that marked the final result 5-3.
With the 47th win of the season, the Mets ratified their position as leaders of the National League East Division and are closer to becoming the second team of the season to reach 50 wins, after their arch-rivals, the Yankees, conquered them The last week.
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