NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Conforto and the bats are booming. Jacob deGrom and the pitchers are peaking. And the defense is making the key plays.
A year after the New York Mets stamped themselves as serious contenders with a big winning streak in April, they're rolling again.
"There's not much that we're not doing," manager Terry Collins said.
Conforto and Wilmer Flores homered and the Mets won their eighth in a row, building an early lead for deGrom and holding off the San Francisco Giants 6-5 Saturday.
"It just seems relentless," Conforto said.
At 15-7, the defending NL champions have won 11 of 12. They could be poised for an even...