Pillar had three hits, including his first two home runs since being hit in the face by a fastpitch on May 17 and missed about two weeks.
“When I started to come back, when I was able to knock in the cage, there were just a few things – I feel like it’s hard to sort of recreate your stance and setup and feel. , when you run out of time, “Pillar mentioned. “I just entered the box or the cage, I opened up my position a bit, I just felt like I was giving myself a better visual, a bit tinkered with the positioning of my hand, and it was just fine. “
Alonso also enjoyed a night of three hits, ending it with a home run in the first inning and an RBI double in the ninth. McKinney also had three hits.
For the second night in a row, Alonso started the scoring with a two-run homerun in the first. Baltimore responded with a late-inning RBI single by Ryan Mountcastle, but the Mets opened the game by scoring five times with two outs in the third. James McCann and McKinney hit back-to-back RBI singles, and Pillar followed with a three-point shot to the left that made it 7-1.
McKinney added a solo homerun in the fifth, and Pillar and Williams had back-to-back solo shots in the eighth. McKinney closed the scoring with a three-run homer in the ninth.
Harvey has lost six straight decisions.