The Mets (37-41, 8.0 GB in NL East, 3.5 GB of second Wild Card) begin a new series with the Phillies (39-38, 1.0 GB of second Wild Card) on Monday at 7:05 p.m. Steven Matz will get going up against Zach Eflin on the mound.
Here's what happened on Sunday, in case you missed it...
Following a tough loss to the Cubs, manager Mickey Callaway snapped on Newsday's Tim Healey, calling him "motherf---er" multiple times and demanded he left the clubhouse. The altercation came after Healey said "See you tomorrow, Mickey" and even had Jason Vargas fired up to the point where he tried approaching Healey. Read More
During Callaway's presser, he addressed once again not using Edwin Diaz in the eighth inning despite Seth Lugo clearly not having his best stuff out on the mound in the seventh. Lugo went back out for the eighth and the lead was given up. Read More
Jacob deGrom had a solid start for the Mets, and he even knocked in a run home for his third RBI of the season. But everything unraveled in the eighth and the Mets couldn't muster a comeback to lose, 5-3, in Chicago. Read More
Another positive coming out of this one was Pete Alonso moving Darryl Strawberry's name over in the rookie record books. His no-doubt homer to right-center gave him his 27th long ball of the season, which broke Strawberry's record for the most home runs by a rookie. Watch it here
The Mets drafted Matthew Allan in the third round with the potential of nabbing the biggest steal in the Draft. The No. 13 prospect in this year's Draft is said to be "on track" to signing with New York, along with fourth-rounder Jake Mangum. Read More