The Mets (68-66, 5.0 GB of second Wild Card) ended their six-game losing skid against the Phillies on Friday night in an 11-5 win. The Mets exploded for 10 runs over the final two innings to get the win. The Mets will continue their three-game series against the Phils on Saturday at 4:05 p.m. against a familiar face. LHP Steven Matz will face former Met, LHP Jason Vargas....
Here's what happened on Friday, in case you missed it...
While the score doesn't look like it, Friday was very much a pitching duel between Zack Wheeler and Aaron Nola. But the bullpen's made all the difference, as the Mets' pen held and the Phillies allowed 10 runs over the final two frames, including two three-run homers to Todd Frazier. That escluated quickly. >> Read more
After the game, Mets skipper Mickey Callaway said he liked how Wheeler battled, and of course he enjoyed the bats. >> Read more
Robinson Cano is getting back after it, first with the Brooklyn Cyclones starting on Saturday. >> Read more
After a day off on Thursday, Brandon Nimmo's rehab stint with the Syracuse Mets continued on Friday. He'll be looked at again after. >> Read more
Rafael Montero is now with the Texas Rangers and the former Met righty might have finally got it together. >> Read more
"A little bit of a rollercoaster." Yeah, we think so too, J.D. Mets left fielder J.D. Davis discusses his crazy path that led him to the present. >> Read more
Former Mets second baseman Wally Backman found himself in some trouble. >> Read more
The curious case of Amed Rosario. He can swing it with the best of em' but can the Mets rely on him at shortstop defensively? John Harper weighs in. >> Read more
The Mets reportedly will not retain a member of their front office next year in Ruben Amaro Jr. >> Read more