The Mets (76-70, 2.0 GB of second Wild Card) open a three-game series against the Dodgers at Citi Field on Friday at 7:10 p.m. on SNY.
Here's what happened on Thursday, in case you missed it....
The Mets' offense erupted for a second straight day and Marcus Stroman turned in his best start since being acquired in an 11-1 win over the Diamondbacks on Thursday afternoon that secured a four-game sweep >> Read more
Juan Lagares had a huge day in the Mets' win, blasting two homers -- including his first career grand slam >> Read more
Dominic Smith is making significant progress as he works his way back from a foot injury >> Read more
The MLB did not fine Pete Alonso or the Mets for wearing custom cleats to honor first responders on September 11 >> Read more
MetsBlog's Joe DeMayo sat down with Mets pitching prospect David Peterson, who has a chance to crack the rotation in 2020 >> Read more
Here's how Jacob deGrom stacks up against his comepetitors when it comes to potentially winning a second straight Cy Young award >> Read more