The New York Mets (41-37) rallied for four late runs to defeat the Chicago Cubs (51-27). The win snapped a four game losing streak for the Mets.
New York Mets' outfielder Curtis Granderson is unavailable tonight and may be out a few days with a right calf strain. Granderson, who initially reported the injury last weekend in Atlanta, won't be able to even pinch hit as the Mets hope that rest will help the strain heal quickly.
The New York Mets (40-37) will look to snap a four game losing streak as they open an 11 game homestand with a four game weekend series against the Chicago Cubs (51-26). The series will be a rematch of the 2015 NLCS, which the Mets swept in four games to advance to the World Series.
The New York Mets face a critical 11 game stretch to wrap up the first half. This home stand features matchups against three winning teams and could bury the Mets if they continue to scuffle at the plate.
New York Mets' outfielder Alejandro De Aza may be playing his way out of a job. De Aza, who is batting just .158 with one homer and five RBI's this season, could be designated for assignment when the Mets are ready to add either Juan Lagares or Jose Reyes to the active roster.