The Mets (67-64, 3.0 GB of second Wild Card) look to pick a game back up in the Wild Card race against the Cubs on Wednesday night at 7:10 p.m. It will be Noah Syndergaard on the mound against Kyle Hendricks.
Here's what happened on Tuesday, in case you missed it...
The Mets were off to a pitching duel with the Cubs to start last night's contest, and they struck first as well. But Chicago tallied four runs off Marcus Stroman and would relinquish their lead in a 5-2 loss for New York. >> Read more
Speaking of Stroman, SNY's John Harper wants to see Stroman step up as that big-game pitcher the Mets traded for at the deadline. >> Read more
Pete Alonso was the Met that struck first in this bout, and it was a historic homer as he set the club record with 42 long balls in a single season. >> Read more
Before yesterday's game, Robinson Cano, who has been out with a hamstring injury, was seen taking live BP and running around the field. He said he's "hoping I'll be able to come back this year." >> Read more
Van Wagenen also talked about his perception of Callaway, and gave him some props for keeping the clubhouse together during their slump in the middle of the season. >> Read more
Brandon Nimmo is very close to returning to the Mets, and his final test before that happens may have come on Tuesday night. >> Read more