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The Mets entered their series finale against the Milwaukee Brewers looking for something on offense. Anything, really. That’ll happen when get shut out on consecutive days by a combined score of 19-0. First baseman Pete Alonso is doing his part on Wednesday, and it’s probably because he shaved off his mustache.

New York jumped out to an early 1-0 lead thanks to a Francisco Lindor RBI double. But then, the Brewers stormed back with four runs in the second inning. Another run-scoring knock from Lindor in the top of the third pulled the Mets within two. That’s when Big Meat Pete decided to have an oppo-taco for lunch at the park:

Pete Alonso famously arrived at the Mets’ Opening Day matchup against the Marlins last week in a ridiculous outfit, which was punctuated with a mustache.

His first 26 plate appearances of the year did include a homer, but it was also accompanied by a .136/.269/.318 line and 69 wRC+ (nice). He got rid of the mustache in an effort to get things going. The right-handed slugger followed that dinger with another tank in his next plate appearance:


Yea, I’m pretty sure we’ve seen the last of that mustache.

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