Mets beat Athletics 9-2 to extend division lead over Braves


              Oakland Athletics' Cole Irvin pitches against the New York Mets during the first inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Friday, Sept. 23, 2022. (AP Photo/Godofredo A. Vásquez)
            
              Oakland Athletics right fielder Conner Capel is unable to catch an RBI-single by New York Mets' Mark Vientos during the second inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Friday, Sept. 23, 2022. Pete Alonso scored on the play. (AP Photo/Godofredo A. Vásquez)
            
              New York Mets shortstop Francisco Lindor throws to first for the out on Oakland Athletics' Chad Pinder during the fourth inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Friday, Sept. 23, 2022. (AP Photo/Godofredo A. Vásquez)
            
              New York Mets' Chris Bassitt pitches against the Oakland Athletics during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Friday, Sept. 23, 2022. (AP Photo/Godofredo A. Vásquez)
            
              New York Mets' Eduardo Escobar runs the bases after hitting a grand slam against the Oakland Athletics during the fifth inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Friday, Sept. 23, 2022. (AP Photo/Godofredo A. Vásquez)
            
              New York Mets' Eduardo Escobar, right, celebrates with Pete Alonso after hitting a grand slam against the Oakland Athletics during the fifth inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Friday, Sept. 23, 2022. (AP Photo/Godofredo A. Vásquez)
Mets beat Athletics 9-2 to extend division lead over Braves