The playoff-bound New York Mets set an MLB record on Wednesday while all eyes were on their crosstown rivals and Aaron Judge's home run run. As they have been all season,
Milwaukee Brewers pitchers plunked multiple Mets batters on Wednesday. Mets outfielder Mark Canha, who leads the team in hits by pitches with 24,
was hit twice by Milwaukee starter Adrian Houser to tie the Mets with the 2021 Cincinnati Reds for the most hit batsman in modern MLB history.
Canha: "It's a broken record." "Now we just roll our eyes and move on." I'm baffled. Our hitters are dangerous. And pitch good hitters. You must capitalise. Hurt!"
Mets infielder Luis Guillorme was hit by Brewers reliever Jake Cousins in the ninth inning, setting a modern AL/NL record. The 1889 Orioles hit 160 batters.
Mets manager Buck Showalter jokingly requested the record-breaking ball after Guillorme's base hit. "It's disgusting to say," Showalter told reporters. "Honestly, I haven't even considered it.