The New York Mets (27-19) will face off with the Los Angeles Dodgers (25-23) tonight at Citi Field. The weekend series will feature various tributes to the 1986 World Series championship Mets' team, who will celebrate their 30th anniversary this weekend.
The New York Mets will celebrate the 1986 championship team over the weekend. Each game features a special activity or giveaway to celebrate, headlined by a pre-game ceremony featuring members of the 1986 Mets tomorrow night.
The New York Mets are expected to activate Wilmer Flores from the disabled list this afternoon. Flores will get the bulk of the playing time at first base while Lucas Duda is sidelined.
Curtis Granderson has gotten off to an exceedingly slow start for the New York Mets, batting only .199 over his first 44 games. The lack of production has been a contributing factor to the Mets' struggles on offense.
The New York Mets may look to the trade market for a potential fill in for injured first baseman Lucas Duda. James Loney and Pedro Alvarez represent potential quick fixes while potential longer term solutions include Chris Carter and Mark Teixeira.
Mets 101 breaks down which New York Mets' players are most likely to represent the National League in the All Star Game. The Mets have been lightly represented at the All Star Game in recent years, but that trend is likely to change in 2016.
The Atlanta Braves have claimed reliever Dario Alvarez off waivers, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. The New York Mets designated Alvarez for assignment on Monday to clear a 40 man roster spot for utility infielder Ty Kelly.
The New York Mets (27-19) defeated the Washington Nationals (28-19) 2-0 to win their three game series. Steven Matz (W, 7-1) recorded his seventh straight victory by tossing eight shutout innings.
The New York Mets will stick with right hander Matt Harvey in the rotation despite his continued struggles, Kristie Ackert of the New York Daily News reports. Harvey has been miserable for the Mets this season, going 3-7 with a 6.08 ERA in 10 starts.
The New York Mets (26-19) will look to win their series with the Washington Nationals (28-18) this afternoon. Steven Matz (6-1, 2.81 ERA) will face off with Tanner Roark (3-3, 2.89 ERA) in the pitching matchup.