The Philadelphia Phillies (60-70) defeated the New York Mets (66-64) 5-1 to avoid a three game sweep. The loss was costly for the Mets, who missed an opportunity to gain ground on two teams in the wild card standings.
The New York Mets (66-63) will look to complete a three game sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies (59-70) this afternoon. The Mets have outscored the Phillies 21-5 over the first two games of this series.
The New York Mets will use Rafael Montero as a spot starter on Monday against the Miami Marlins. Montero is filling in for Jacob deGrom, whose turn will be skipped after he suffered through two rough outings.
The New York Mets (66-63) slugged four more homers as part of a 12-1 rout of the Philadelphia Phillies (59-70). The win was the Mets' third in a row, who also gained ground in the wild card standings after both the St. Louis Cardinals and Miami Marlins lost.
The New York Mets have placed outfielder Justin Ruggiano on the 15 day disabled list with a left shoulder injury. T.J. Rivera has been recalled from Triple-A Las Vegas to take Ruggiano's place on the active roster.
The New York Mets (65-63) will look to pick up their third straight win as they continue their series with the Philadelphia Phillies (59-69) tonight. Noah Syndergaard (11-7, 2.61 ERA) will face off with Jeremy Hellickson (10-7, 3.60 ERA) in the pitching matchup.
A horse named after New York Mets' pitcher Noah Syndergaard won the Funny Cide Stakes by eight lengths at Saratoga yesterday. Syndergaard is looking forward to meeting his equine namesame soon.
The New York Mets will skip Jacob deGrom's next scheduled start on Monday, MetsBlog.com reports. deGrom has struggled mightily over his past two starts, giving up 13 runs in just 9.2 innings pitched.
The New York Mets (65-63) swatted four home runs on the night to pound the Philadelphia Phillies (59-69) 9-4. The win was the Mets' fifth in their last six games as they continue to try and push back into the wild card race.
The New York Mets (64-63) return home to kick off a 10 game home stand tonight against the Philadelphia Phillies (59-68). The Mets enter play today 3.5 games back of the second wild card spot in the National League, so every game is crucial from here on out.