On Wednesday, while all eyes were on their crosstown rivals and Aaron Judge's home run run, the playoff-bound New York Mets broke an MLB record. they are as they have been all season.
On Wednesday, pitchers for the Milwaukee Brewers hit several Mets batters. Mark Canha, an outfielder with the Mets, has the most hits off pitches on the team with 24.
was struck twice by Milwaukee's Adrian Houser, giving the Mets a tie with the Cincinnati Reds of 2021 for the most hits by a hitter in MLB history.
Canha: "It keeps repeating itself." "I don't see why we just roll our eyes now and keep going. Our batters pose a threat. Likewise, pitch solid batters. You have to capitalise. Hurt!"
In the ninth inning, Brewers reliever Jake Cousins struck Mets infielder Luis Guillorme, breaking the current AL/NL record. 160 batters were hit by the 1889 Orioles.
After Guillorme's base hit, Mets manager Buck Showalter playfully asked for the record-breaking ball. Reporters were told by Showalter that it was awful to say. "Honestly, I haven't really given it any thought.