Alonso went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and a walk in Sunday's 6-4 loss to St. Louis. Alonso got things started early with a long shot in the first inning. The slugging rookie went through a six-game homerless drought but now has two in his last three contests. Alonso owns an outstanding .325/.416/.727 slash line with 15 extra-base hits and 19 RBI.
Alonso (hand) is batting second and playing first base Sunday against St. Louis. Alonso took a pitch off the hand in Saturday's game and required X-rays afterwards. He avoided a fracture and any bruise he suffered evidently won't be enough to keep him out of the lineup.
X-rays on Alonso's hand were negative Saturday, Matt Ehalt of Yahoo Sports reports. Alonso appears to have avoided serious injury, but it's unclear if he'll require any time off.
Alonso will undergo an X-ray on his right hand Saturday, Tim Healey of Newsday reports. It's unclear what exactly is the problem for Alonso, but more should become clear following further tests. If he's forced to miss time, Dominic Smith would see an expanded role at first base.
Alonso went 2-for-4 with a walk, a solo home run and a second run scored in Friday's 5-4 win over the Cardinals. His sixth-inning blast off Ryan Helsley proved to be the difference, giving the Mets a 5-1 lead that just held up after St. Louis mounted a comeback. Alonso had gone just 4-for-20 with a double over the prior six games, creating a bit of worry that major-league pitchers were beginning to figure him out, but the rookie still has an impressive seven homers and a .333/.425/.739 slash line through his first 19 contests.
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