Pete Alonso hits his 50th home run

Pete Alonso took a down and away fastball and hit it a mile over the right center field wall for a 437 foot home run. Alonso is now three home runs away from breaking the Major League rookie home run record.

The two-run shot would give the Mets the 5-0 lead and would eventually aid the team in taking the opening game of the series against the Cincinnati Reds, 8-1.

Also read: #ThrowbackThursday Mets Edition: Todd Hundley

One response to “Pete Alonso hits his 50th home run”

  1. […] With the New York Mets 3.5 games out of the second Wild Card spot, the Orange & Blue had Jacob deGrom hit the mound and the Florida native continued to do what he does. It was good to see the Mets offense offer up some help with three home runs, a solo shot by McNeil, a 2-run homer by Rosario, as well as Alonso’s 50th home run of the season, a two run shot. […]


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