The New York Mets (63-63) wrap up a three game series with the St. Louis Cardinals (67-58) tonight. This will be the final meeting of the regular season between the two wild card contenders.
The New York Mets are no longer expected to trade for a relief pitcher, Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports. While the team had been looking for a veteran right handed arm for much of the summer, the Mets now feel that there isn't anything out there that is a big upgrade over what they have internally.
Jacob deGrom (L, 7-7) was shelled for five runs in 4.2 innings as the St. Louis Cardinals (67-58) routed the New York Mets (63-63) 8-1. The win evened the series between the two wild card contenders at a game a piece.
New York Mets' outfielder Yoenis Cespedes wants to remain in New York but hasn't decided if he will use his opt out yet, Kristie Ackert of the New York Daily News reports. Cespedes, who is hitting .295 with 25 home runs and 64 RBI's this season, has the ability to opt out of his three year, 75 million dollar contract and test free agency again this winter.
The New York Mets (63-62) continue a big series with the St. Louis Cardinals (66-58) tonight at Busch Stadium. The bullpen bailed the Mets out last night, tossing 8.2 innings of one run ball to allow them to grab the critical opener of this three game set.
New York Mets' pitcher Robert Gsellman earned a shot at the rotation with his strong relief performance last night. Gsellman tossed 3.2 innings of scoreless ball after being tossed into the fire early following a knee injury to starter Jonathon Niese.
The New York Mets have placed starting pitcher Jonathon Niese on the disabled list with a knee injury. Niese, who departed his start last night after facing only four batters, will be replaced by Erik Goeddel on the active roster and Robert Gsellman in the rotation.
The New York Mets (63-62) picked up a big 7-4 win over the St. Louis Cardinals (66-58). Robert Gsellman (W, 1-0) earned his first career win as part of a bullpen effort that allowed only one run in 8.2 innings after starter Jonathon Niese had to depart early with a knee injury.
The New York Mets (62-62) are set to open a big series with the St. Louis Cardinals (66-57) tonight at Busch Stadium. The Cardinals currently lead the Mets by 4.5 games for the second wild card spot in the National League
Former 1986 New York Mets' teammates Dwight Gooden and Darryl Strawberry are having a public dispute over the former's health. After Strawberry expressed concern for Gooden's welfare when Doc missed a scheduled radio appearance with him, Gooden blasted Strawberry for calling him an addict in public and declared that their friendship was over.