Newsclip®: [Sports] Why Mets won’t alter offensive approach — even when it fails | New York Post

"LOS ANGELES — There were no home runs from the Mets on Tuesday night. And on nights they can’t find the long ball, it can be difficult. They are powered by the home run. Coming into the game the Mets had hit 49 home runs, and home runs account for 56.2 percent of their runs. The Dodgers won this game in dramatic fashion with a two-out, pinch-hit home run by Trayce Thompson in the bottom of the ninth off Hansel Robles to give L.A. a 3-2 victory at Dodger Stadium. “It was just a fastball over the plate I was able to handle,’’ said Thompson, whose older brother, Klay, stars for the Warriors. As for those lamenting the reliance on the long ball for the Mets, it’s not changing — home run or bust. That style has the Mets sitting on a 20-12 record. Sure, when they are not getting the home run, other things have to happen, Terry Collins conceded. “You have to run the bases better, you got to try to take an extra base here or",

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