The Mets (36-40, 8.0 GB in NL East, 4.0 GB of second Wild Card) continue their four-game series against the Cubs at Wrigley Field on Saturday afternoon at 2:20 on SNY.
Here's what happened on Friday, in case you missed it...
Jeff McNeil led the way for the Mets with three RBI in a 5-4 win over the Cubs. >> Read more
You can watch McNeil's two-run home run from the game here.
Afterward, manager Mickey Callaway vouched for McNeil to make this year's NL All-Star team. McNeil is third in the majors with a .341 batting average.
SNY's Andy Martino reported that Mets interim 82-year-old pitching coach Phil Regan will stay in that role for at least the remainder of the 2019 season. Regan has already helped Edwin Diaz make an adjustment that appears to be paying off.
Martino also explored what's next for the Mets now that they have shaken up the coaching staff with the firings of pitching coach Dave Eiland and bullpen coach Chuck Hernandez.
SNY's John Harper explains the rationale behind the Mets' new "pitching strategist" role and insight into Jeremy Accardo, the man who will fill that position.
Pete Alonso did not advance into the final three in All-Star Game voting at first base, but feels his numbers speak for itself and he belongs with the best of them.