NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso homered, Jeff McNeil drove in two runs and the New York Mets beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2 for a doubleheader split.
Alonso gave the Mets a 3-1 lead when he connected on a 1-1 fastball from Max Kranick with two outs in the third inning.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Public School Board Set To Vote On Return To School Safety Plan
Alonso’s 428-foot solo drive hit a glass window on a club area just inside the left-field foul pole.READ MORE: South Pittsburgh Coalition For Peace Holds 'Stop The Violence' Rally In Response To Recent Shootings
The Pirates won the opener 6-2 behind five innings and a tiebreaking homer by Tyler Anderson off Marcus Stroman.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh City Council Puts Charter Schools Under The Microscope
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