The Mets (40-51, 14.5 GB in NL East, 7.0 GB of second Wild Card) dropped the first game of the second half of the season against the Marlins, but will return to action on Saturday at 6:10 p.m.
Here's what happened on Friday, in case you missed it...
The Mets took the field behind Jason Vargas to open the second half of the season in Miami, but the southpaw ran into trouble in the third, allowing four runs en route to an 8-4 loss to the Marlins. >> Read more
Wilson Ramos' two-run single was among the Mets' highlights from Friday night. >> WATCH
Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen confirmed his reported chair toss before Friday's game, and added that the NL East 'came and got us.' >> Read More
Van Wagenen 'absolutely' expects Mickey Callaway to finish the season as the Mets' manager. >> Read More
Van Wagenen also hinted that the Mets would be trade deadline sellers as they have to 'face our reality' >> Read More
Mets infielder Jed Lowrie does not appear to be any closer to playing this season. >> Read More
Former Met Carlos Beltran spoke glowingly about Pete Alonso and how he is good for New York baseball. >> WATCH
The Mets designated Wilmer Font for assignment. >> Read More
The Mets released Matt Kemp from Triple-A Syracuse >> Read More
Former Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden was recently arrested for possession of cocaine. >> Read More
Five questions Van Wagenen needed to address on Friday. >> Read More
SNY's Doug Williams and Andy Martino discuss the future of the Mets on this week's Shea Anything podcast. >> LISTEN