Major League Baseball’s home runs leader will be out for a month with injury

a ball on the left wrist in the game against the Atlanta Braves caused a bone bruise and sprain to New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonso, major league home run leader

The Mets announced that this type of injury takes three to four weeks in terms of recovery. Therefore, the organization placed the player on the 10-day disabled list.

Alonso is the home run leader in Major League Baseball. with 22 in 62 games. According to the MLB statistics service, the infielder was on pace to finish the season with 57 HRs.

‘Polar Bear’ Posts .231/.326/.546 Averages and an .872 OPS after driving in 49 runs after connecting with 53 hits in 229 at-bats.


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Who will take Pete Alonso’s place at first base?

Based on the Mets depth chart, the players available to play first base after Alonso’s injury are Mark Canha and Mark Winds.

The veteran Canha is a utility man who has played outfield and third base for the Mets this year. Experience is a plus and he hits the ball one in four at-bats. In addition, he has walked 19 first basemen.

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For his part, Vientos, 23, has participated in 13 games and his batting performance has been very poor with six hits in 37 at-bats for an average of .162. However, defensively he has not made any mistakes since in 10 innings as 1B he has had nine opportunities and all have ended in out.

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