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Jul 30, 2019; Chicago, IL, USA; New York Mets center fielder Michael Conforto (30) celebrates his solo home run with first baseman Pete Alonso (20) during the eleventh inning against the Chicago White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field. Mandatory Credit: Patrick Gorski-USA TODAY Sports (Patrick Gorski)
Jul 30, 2019; Chicago, IL, USA; New York Mets center fielder Michael Conforto (30) celebrates his solo home run with first baseman Pete Alonso (20) during the eleventh inning against the Chicago White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field. Mandatory Credit: Patrick Gorski-USA TODAY Sports (Patrick Gorski)

The Mets suddenly have a reasonable chance at winning the second Wild Card. And I'll admit it -- as recently as just two weeks ago, I didn't expect to be writing those words.

To be fair, I'm not yet fully convinced that their current seven-game winning streak is an indication of how they'll perform during this season's final 54 games. Then again, there are two reasons to think they may be able to win enough games -- probably 33 or so -- to climb over the four games and three teams between them and playing in October.

Mickey Callaway's squad has won 13 of their last 18 games, all of which started the day after the All Star break. This is impressive, but 12 of those games were against teams who are below .500. Four were against the Giants (under .500 at the time, over. 500 now, and two were against the Twins). The easy schedule continues through next Thursday's off-day, prior to which the Mets travel to Pittsburgh to face the Pirates and then host the Marlins for four games at Citi Field.

Tags: Jacob deGrom, Jason Vargas, Noah Syndergaard, Steven Matz, Zack Wheeler, Matthew Cerrone
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Zack Wheeler
Zack Wheeler

Despite tons of rumors, Zack Wheeler remained with the Mets past the trade deadline. And Wheeler sticking with the Mets might not just be a two-month thing, with Brodie Van Wagenen saying Wednesday that they view him as a potential long-term answer.

So Wheeler's tenure with the Mets continues, and it's one that has been a very interesting journey, starting in 2011.

Heading into the All-Star break that year, the Mets were 46-45, but 11 games out of first place while 7.5 games back and trailing five teams for the Wild Card. 

Tags: Carlos Beltran, Jason Vargas, Matt Harvey, Zack Wheeler, Matthew Cerrone
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Mets keep Zack and Thor 00:02:26
Doug Williams and Andy Martino react to the Mets moves at the MLB Trade Deadline, as the team kept Zack Wheeler and Noah Syndergaard.

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So Brodie decided to let it ride. Well, at this point, why not? 

Better to take a shot, longshot though it may be, at making a Wild Card run this season than dealing Zack Wheeler for a so-so return that offered limited potential of helping the Mets in the immediate future.

Tags: Jason Vargas, Noah Syndergaard, Zack Wheeler, John Harper
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Van Wagenen reacts to deadline 00:02:09
Brodie Van Wagenen reacts to the Mets moves, or lack there of, at the trade deadline. The GM is happy with Stroman and not forcing a deal.

After trading for Marcus Stroman and dealing Jason Vargas, the Mets made no other moves before the trade deadline passed on Wednesday afternoon at 4 p.m.

Shortly after the deadline, Van Wagenen talked about his thought process behind his moves and non-moves. Here are the takeaways...


How close were they to trading Noah Syndergaard or Zack Wheeler?

"We had a lot of incoming calls. We've got a lot of players that are extremely talented and some of our players had years of control, like Noah. (Wheeler) is an extremely high-end, impact starting pitcher. There were lots of teams interested. There were a lot of teams interested in trying to acquire pitching -- especially of this magnitude. At the end of the day, we weren't gonna move key pieces to our club unless we felt like we were gonna be better positioned as we look at the long-term outlook of the team and the franchise. We didn't find those opportunities and we frankly weren't necessarily seeking those opportunities out. Those opportunities were being presented to us on an hourly basis, but we maintained our focus."

Tags: Jason Vargas, Noah Syndergaard, Zack Wheeler, Danny Abriano
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Mets keep Zack and Thor 00:02:26
Doug Williams and Andy Martino react to the Mets moves at the MLB Trade Deadline, as the team kept Zack Wheeler and Noah Syndergaard.

The Mets have been expected to trade pending free agent Zack Wheeler before the July 31 trade deadline. Here's the latest...


July 31, 4:03 PM:

The Mets do not have a last minute deal in place and will not be trading Zack Wheeler, reports SNYs Andy Martino.

Also notable at the deadline: Madison Bumgarner, Robbie Ray, and Mike Minor all stayed put. 

Tags: Edwin Diaz, Jason Vargas, Noah Syndergaard, Zack Wheeler
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The Matz and Stroman connection 00:01:13
New York Mets pitcher Steven Matz explains how familiar he was with new teammate Marcus Stroman growing up in New York.

As the Mets prepare for a six-game road trip, starting Tuesday night against the White Sox, manager Mickey Callaway addressed the team's move to jump in and acquire Marcus Stroman on Sunday.

"I'm excited. I've seen him pitch a lot," Callaway said. "This kid is an incredible athlete. He's got a great delivery. I love his two-seamer. I think it's one of the most unique pitches in all of baseball, and it's going to be fun to watch him compete. He's passionate, and I think he's a really, really good pitcher, and he has been for some time now.

"We've been in contact over the last 24 hours, and I know he's excited … He's excited to be a Met and be in New York."

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New York Mets starting pitcher Jason Vargas pitches against the Chicago Cubs during the fist inning at Wrigley Field. (Jim Young/USA TODAY Sports)
New York Mets starting pitcher Jason Vargas pitches against the Chicago Cubs during the fist inning at Wrigley Field. (Jim Young/USA TODAY Sports)

The Mets continue their trade deadline moves, but they're sellers this time. 

Veteran starter Jason Vargas is being dealt to the Mets' NL East rival in the Phillies, SNY's Andy Martino reported on Monday. The Mets made the deal official with an announcement.

In return, the Phillies are sending Double-A catcher Austin Bossart to the Mets, according to multiple reports. Bossart, 26, is slashing .195/.303/.335 with seven homers and 28 RBI in 63 games with the Reading Fightin Phils. He is more of a defensive catcher, with a 35 caught stealing percentage...

Tags: Jason Vargas, Noah Syndergaard, Zack Wheeler, Scott Thompson
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Jul 19, 2019; Detroit, MI, USA; Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marcus Stroman (6) pitches during the first inning against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports (Raj Mehta)
Jul 19, 2019; Detroit, MI, USA; Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marcus Stroman (6) pitches during the first inning against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports (Raj Mehta)

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In a vacuum the Mets made a good trade on Sunday, acquiring Marcus Stroman for two pitching prospects, only one with a high ceiling, in a deal that could pay off in nicely in 2020. 

Of course, it's not as simple as that, for an organization that is already low on pitching prospects, with Zack Wheeler and Jason Vargas heading for free agency this winter. 

Tags: Jason Vargas, Noah Syndergaard, Zack Wheeler, John Harper
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Mets sweep Pirates 00:01:15
The Mets started strong, scoring 6 runs in the 1st inning and held on to complete a sweep of the Pirates, 8-7

The Mets took their first home sweep of the Pittsburgh Pirates since 2010 with an 8-7 win on the back of a big offensive-explosion early. >> Box score

Five takeaways from Sunday's game

1) Right out of the gate, the Mets got a scare. Potential batting title candidate Jeff McNeil was hit with a pitch near the shin and limped over to first base. McNeil ran the bases, but then was replaced by Aaron Altherr. Despite that, McNeil only suffered a shin contusion, the team announced a short time later. After the game, McNeil told reporters he does not anticipate missing extensive time. 

Tags: Edwin Diaz, Jason Vargas, JD Davis, Jeff McNeil, Michael Conforto, Seth Lugo
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Jul 24, 2019; New York City, NY, USA; New York Mets pitcher Jason Vargas (44) pitches in the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Wendell Cruz-USA TODAY Sports (Wendell Cruz)
Jul 24, 2019; New York City, NY, USA; New York Mets pitcher Jason Vargas (44) pitches in the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Wendell Cruz-USA TODAY Sports (Wendell Cruz)

Jason Vargas could have made his final start for the Mets on Sunday against the Pittsburgh Pirates. 

SNY's Andy Martino reports that Vargas has drawn interest from teams, and will "probably" be traded before Wednesday's 4 p.m. trade deadline. 

However, Martino notes that Vargas will likely not be one of the first pitchers dealt and Vargas will be traded "after the bigger names fall."

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Jun 16, 2019; New York City, NY, USA; New York Mets pitcher Jason Vargas (40) pitches against the St. Louis Cardinals in the first inning at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Wendell Cruz-USA TODAY Sports (Wendell Cruz)
Jun 16, 2019; New York City, NY, USA; New York Mets pitcher Jason Vargas (40) pitches against the St. Louis Cardinals in the first inning at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Wendell Cruz-USA TODAY Sports (Wendell Cruz)

The Mets (49-55, 12.5 GB in NL East) host the Pittsburgh Pirates (46-58, 10 GB in NL Central) on Sunday, looking for the weekend sweep.

Mets notes

The Mets are looking for their first sweep of the Pirates at home since 2010 and J.D. Davis is a big reason why, as he doubled and had a home run during Saturday's 3-0 win. Since June 4, Davis is hitting at a .413 average and .375/.438/.650 at home this season. ... Along with Davis, Michael Conforto smashed a solo homer into the upper deck on Saturday, the 95th of his career, which puts him in a tie for 15th place on the team's all-time home run list with Curtis Granderson and Bobby Bonilla. ... The Mets bullpen has a 2.83 ERA since the All-Star break, the lowest in the National League.

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Matz tosses gem in Mets win 00:01:05
Steven Matz tossed the first complete game of his career, a five-hit shutout, as the Mets blanked the Pirates, 3-0

The Mets shut out the Pirates 3-0 on Friday behind a spectacular start from Steven Matz and a pair of home runs. >> Box score

Five takeaways from Saturday's game

1) Steven Matz pitched his best game since returning to the Mets' rotation, and the best game of his entire young career. Matz was simply masterful, pitching into the eighth inning for the first time since August 2016. In a scoreless game in the top of the sixth inning, Matz allowed runners to reach first and third with one out, but he quickly forced Melky Cabrera into an easy 5-4-3 double play to end the threat.

Matz went the distance for the first time in his career, allowing just five hits while striking out seven on just 99 pitches. It was just the eighth time in Mets history that a pitcher threw a complete game on less than 100 pitches, with Johan Santana being the most recent to accomplish the feat in 2012.

Tags: Jason Vargas, Jeff McNeil, Michael Conforto, Steven Matz, Todd Frazier
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Jul 3, 2019; New York City, NY, USA; New York Mets pitcher Steven Matz (32) pitches in relief against the New York Yankees during the seventh inning at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Andy Marlin-USA TODAY Sports (Andy Marlin)
Jul 3, 2019; New York City, NY, USA; New York Mets pitcher Steven Matz (32) pitches in relief against the New York Yankees during the seventh inning at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Andy Marlin-USA TODAY Sports (Andy Marlin)

The Mets (47-55, 12.5 GB in NL East) host the Pittsburgh Pirates (48-53, 9.0 GB in NL Central) on Friday at Citi Field at 7:10 p.m. to open a three-game series. 

Mets notes

The Mets enter Friday's game with a 2.79 ERA since the All-Star break, the second-best mark in the majors and best in the NL. The starters have gone 6-2 with a 2.63 ERA in that span. ... Amed Rosario is hitting .339 with 21 runs, eight doubles, three home runs and 10 RBI since June 17. ... Michael Conforto has 94 home runs for his career, which is tied for 17th on the Mets' all-time list. Conforto is looking to become the 14th player in franchise history to hit 100 home runs with the team. 

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Brodie Van Wagenen
Brodie Van Wagenen

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Not that there was any real doubt, but Robinson Cano's "I'm Not Done Yet" night at Citi Field on Tuesday was a pointed reminder the Mets will be trying to patch together and add to their flawed roster with the hope of trying to win again next season rather than rebuild.

Which raises an obvious question with the trade deadline a week away: what's the best way to improve for 2020?

Trading free agents-to-be Todd Frazier, Jason Vargas, and even Zack Wheeler won't bring back much in the way of difference-making talent for next season -- not with the way GMs hold tight to their best prospects these days, especially in deals for rental players.

Tags: Amed Rosario, Dominic Smith, Jason Vargas, Jeff McNeil, Michael Conforto, Noah Syndergaard, Pete Alonso, Robinson Cano, Yoenis Cespedes, Zack Wheeler, John Harper
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Cano has first 3 HR game 00:01:18
Robinson Cano delivered the first 3-HR game of his career and drove in 5 runs to lead the Mets past the Padres 5-2

The Mets rode Robinson Cano all the way to a 5-2 victory on Tuesday over the Padres at Citi Field. >> Box score

Four takeaways from Tuesday's game

1) What do you know, Robbie Cano? After hitting just one a home run at Citi Field the first half of the season, the Mets second baseman belted three against the Padres in a 4-for-4 day at the plate on Tuesday. Cano crushed a solo shot in the fourth inning and laced a two-run blast in the sixth, both off ace Chris Paddack. He gave an encore performance in the seventh when he turned on a 95 mph fastball and sent it into the upper deck in right field off reliever Logan Allen to put the Mets up 5-0. Cano is now hitting .342 with five home runs and 10 RBIs since the All-Star break. 

Tags: Amed Rosario, Edwin Diaz, Jason Vargas, Robinson Cano
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Cano hits his 3rd HR of gm 00:00:12
Robinson Cano crushes his 3rd homerun of the night, the first three-homer game of his career extending the Mets lead to 5-0

Robinson Cano's power numbers dipped drastically during the season's first half, but he's certainly showed some power since the All-Star break.

Cano ripped his third home run of the night deep into the right field seats to put the Mets up 5-0 in the bottom of the seventh inning. For Cano, it was the first three-homer night of his pro career. It's the first three-homer night for any Met since Yoenis Cespedes against the Phillies in 2017.

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New York Mets starting pitcher Jason Vargas pitches against the Chicago Cubs during the fist inning at Wrigley Field. (Jim Young/USA TODAY Sports)
New York Mets starting pitcher Jason Vargas pitches against the Chicago Cubs during the fist inning at Wrigley Field. (Jim Young/USA TODAY Sports)

The Mets (45-54, 14.0 GB in NL East) are back home and open a three-game homestand against the San Diego Padres (47-52, 18.5 GB in NL West) on Tuesday at Citi Fielda at 7:10 p.m. on SNY. 

Mets notes

The Mets pitching staff has been the best since the All-Star break, posting a 2.83 ERA while the bullpen's 2.43 ERA is the lowest mark in the National League since the All-Star break. ... Michael Conforto has been heating up, hitting .324 with two home runs and a .861 OPS over his last eight games. ... Amed Rosario has been one of the Mets' best hitters over the last four weeks, hitting .360 with 21 runs scored, eight doubles, a triple, three home runs, 10 RBI, five steals and a .944 OPS since June 17. 

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Jun 6, 2019; New York City, NY, USA; New York Mets starting pitcher Zack Wheeler (45) pitches against the San Francisco Giants in the first inning at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports  (Noah K. Murray)
Jun 6, 2019; New York City, NY, USA; New York Mets starting pitcher Zack Wheeler (45) pitches against the San Francisco Giants in the first inning at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports (Noah K. Murray)

The Mets have a loose plan for who to start against the San Diego Padres as the team is figuring out when Zack Wheeler will return. 

The hope for the Mets was that Wheeler, who went on the IL with a shoulder issue last week, could return to face the Padres. Mickey Callaway tentatively plans to slot Jason Vargas, Noah Syndergaard and Jacob deGrom to take the mound for the Mets in that series and will not start Wheeler before Friday against the Pirates. 

If Wheeler does start Friday, it will likely be the Mets' last chance to display him for potential trade partners before the July 31 deadline. SNY's Andy Martino previously reported that teams interested in Wheeler were "nervous" about his health. 

Tags: Jacob deGrom, Jason Vargas, Zack Wheeler
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Jul 16, 2019; Minneapolis, MN, USA; New York Mets shortstop Amed Rosario (1) celebrates with New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonso (20) after scoring a run in the fifth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field. Mandatory Credit: Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports (Jesse Johnson)
Jul 16, 2019; Minneapolis, MN, USA; New York Mets shortstop Amed Rosario (1) celebrates with New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonso (20) after scoring a run in the fifth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field. Mandatory Credit: Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports (Jesse Johnson)

The Mets' current four-game winning streak is their longest since the middle of May. And while it's still a long shot, they are finally moving in the right direction when it comes to a potential miracle run to win a Wild Card spot and get to the playoffs.

Entering play this past weekend, the Mets had just a 4.1 percent chance of winning a Wild Card, according to calculations provided by FanGraphs. Following Wednesday's 14-4 win against the Twins, that number went to 9.2 percent. 

Baseball Prospectus has the Mets' Wild Card chances at 9.8 percent.

Tags: Dominic Smith, Jason Vargas, Noah Syndergaard, Zack Wheeler, Matthew Cerrone
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Mets big bats power 14-4 win 00:01:31
Dominic Smith gave the Mets the lead in the seventh inning, but Pete Alonso's monster home run wowed in the eighth in the 14-4 win.

The Mets hit a bunch of homers and took advantage of lots of shoddy defense by the Twins to sweep their two-game set on Wednesday afternoon in Minnesota >> Box score

Five things to know about Wednesday's game

1) With two outs in the top of the eighth and New York leading, 5-3, the Twins gave the Mets a gift when left fielder Eddie Rosario dropped what should've been a routine fly out by Adeiny Hechavarria. Two runs scored on the error as the Mets extended their lead to 7-3. Jeff McNeil then followed with an RBI double before Dominic Smith's RBI single made it 9-3, New York. Pete Alonso -- who had gone 0-for-4 up to that point -- then demolished a 474 foot two-run homer to the second level of the upper deck in left field to make it 11-3. The Mets added three runs against Twins position player Ehire Adrianza in the ninth inning.

Tags: Dominic Smith, Jason Vargas, Jeff McNeil, Jeurys Familia, Pete Alonso, Todd Frazier
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Jul 14, 2019; Miami, FL, USA; New York Mets second baseman Robinson Cano (24) celebrates after his home run in the seventh inning against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports (Jasen Vinlove)
Jul 14, 2019; Miami, FL, USA; New York Mets second baseman Robinson Cano (24) celebrates after his home run in the seventh inning against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports (Jasen Vinlove)

The Mets (43-51, 5.5 GB for second Wild Card spot) continue their series with the Twins (58-35, 5.0 GA in AL Central) in a Wednesday matinee at 1:10 p.m. at Target Field.

Mets notes

The Mets are now 4-0 all-time at Target Field after their win last night. Overall, the team is 20-35 on the road this season. ...Robinson Cano is hitting .370 with two homers, a double, five RBI and five runs scored over his last 13 games. ...Michael Conforto went 4-for-4 with an RBI and run scored last night. Since the All-Star break, he's 6-for-16 with RBI. ...Jeff McNeil is hitting .364 with five homers, 23 RBI and 25 runs scored on the road this season. 

Tags: Jason Vargas, Jeff McNeil, Michael Conforto, Robinson Cano
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Jun 19, 2019; Atlanta, GA, USA; New York Mets starting pitcher Steven Matz (32) delivers a pitch to an Atlanta Braves batter in the first inning at SunTrust Park. Mandatory Credit: Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports (Jason Getz)
Jun 19, 2019; Atlanta, GA, USA; New York Mets starting pitcher Steven Matz (32) delivers a pitch to an Atlanta Braves batter in the first inning at SunTrust Park. Mandatory Credit: Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports (Jason Getz)

The Mets (42-51, 15.0 GB in NL East) take on the Twins (58-34, 6 GA in AL Central) in the opening game of a brief, two-game series on Tuesday at 8:10 p.m. 

Mets notes

The Mets are returning to Target Field for the first time since 2013, where they took all three games from the Twins that season. It took two visits to complete the series six years ago, as April weather in Minnesota forced a postponement and a return trip to complete the series in August... The Mets split a two-game series against the Twins at Citi Field earlier this season, but have won eight of their last nine games against them dating back to 2013... Amed Rosario is batting .287/.317/.431 with 11 doubles, four triples, three home runs, 24 RBI and nine walks in 50 games on the road this season... Coming off homers in back-to-back games for the first time since 2017, Robinson Cano is slashing .395/.422/.558 over his last 11 contest... Jeff McNeil's .366 batting average on the road is tops in all of baseball.  

Tags: Amed Rosario, Jason Vargas, Jeff McNeil, Robinson Cano, Steven Matz
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May 17, 2019; Miami, FL, USA; New York Mets second baseman Robinson Cano (24) reacts in the eighth inning against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports (Steve Mitchell)
May 17, 2019; Miami, FL, USA; New York Mets second baseman Robinson Cano (24) reacts in the eighth inning against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports (Steve Mitchell)

Now that Brodie Van Wagenen has made his concession speech, admitting that his "come get us" bravado resulted in "they came and got us," the Mets can officially move on to the brainstorming portion of the schedule.

That is, everything they do over the final two and a half months should be with a vision of 2020 and beyond in mind, rather than trying to squeeze the most possible wins out of a lost season. 

Mostly that means getting answers to as many questions about the future of this team as possible. I'd start with these 10: 

Tags: Amed Rosario, Anthony Kay, Dominic Smith, Jason Vargas, Jeff McNeil, Noah Syndergaard, Pete Alonso, Robinson Cano, Seth Lugo, Todd Frazier, Wilson Ramos, Zack Wheeler, John Harper
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New York Mets starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard throws a pitch during the second inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. (Eric Hartline/USA TODAY Sports)
New York Mets starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard throws a pitch during the second inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. (Eric Hartline/USA TODAY Sports)

I wanna believe. But, despite what Mickey Callaway has told reporters, I know it's very unlikely the Mets will claw their way back into the Wild Card race.

Therefore, if Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen -- who addressed the media Friday -- concludes that the Mets will again finish with a losing record, he will give serious thought to trading more than just a few players this summer.

The fact is, while some on this roster helped get the Mets to a World Series in 2015, most were not part of that squad. And those that were on that team are either due for major increases in salary or they're about to be or will be free agents very soon.

Tags: Amed Rosario, Brandon Nimmo, Dominic Smith, Edwin Diaz, Jason Vargas, Jeff McNeil, Jeurys Familia, Justin Wilson, Michael Conforto, Noah Syndergaard, Pete Alonso, Robert Gsellman, Seth Lugo, Todd Frazier, Wilson Ramos, Zack Wheeler, Matthew Cerrone
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Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen
Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen

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

 

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Mets fall 8-4 in Miami 00:01:23
Wilson Ramos and Todd Frazier provided the runs in the 8-4 loss to Miami, but NY dropped the first game after the All-Star break.

Mets pitchers allowed three home runs as they fell to the Marlins 8-4 to start the second half. >> Box score

Five things to know from Friday's game

1) Jason Vargas' night got off to a strong start, as he retired the first six batters he faced. The lefty got into trouble in the third, though, after the Mets had just given him a 2-0 lead. Jorge Alfaro singled and stole second to start the inning, and he came around to score on a Miguel Rojas sac fly. Then, another former Met struck again, as Curtis Granderson lofted a two-run home run to give the Marlins the 3-2 lead. The next batter, Garrett Cooper, homered as well, staking the Marlins to a 4-3 lead. Vargas ended up going five innings for the Mets, allowing six earned runs.

Tags: Jason Vargas, Jeff McNeil, Todd Frazier, Wilson Ramos
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Jun 26, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; New York Mets starting pitcher Jason Vargas (44) throws a pitch during the second inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports (Bill Streicher)
Jun 26, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; New York Mets starting pitcher Jason Vargas (44) throws a pitch during the second inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports (Bill Streicher)

The Mets (40-50, 13.5 GB in NL East) open their second half schedule with a three-game series against the Marlins (33-55, 19.5 GB in NL East), starting on Friday at 7:10 p.m. on SNY.

Mets notes

The Mets went 38-30 in the second half of their schedule in 2018. ... The road has not been friendly to the Mets this season, as they've gone just 17-31 away from Citi Field. ... Jeff McNeil is batting .413 with 15 runs, four home runs, and 16 RBIs over his last 18 games. ... Pete Alonso set a new NL rookie record with 68 RBIs before the All-Star break.

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Van Wagenen addresses media 00:02:46
New York Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen spoke to the media about the Mets' first half, looking into trades, and Mickey Callaway.

Talking before the Mets opened the second half of the season in Miami, Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen said he is "incredibly disappointed" about where the team is and all but confirmed they will be sellers in advance of the July 31 trade deadline. 

"We have to face our reality," Van Wagenen said. "We have to be open-minded. We're gonna be thoughtful and measured in terms of what we do as we approach the deadline. ... our mission statement doesn't change."

That "mission statement" is about winning now and in the future, and that is something Van Wagenen said he is not abandoning. In other words, there will not be a full rebuild commencing before July 31.

Tags: Jacob deGrom, Jason Vargas, Jeff McNeil, Noah Syndergaard, Pete Alonso, Todd Frazier, Zack Wheeler, Danny Abriano
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Brodie Van Wagenen
Brodie Van Wagenen

Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen will speak with reporters before the team opens the second half of the season against the Marlins on Friday night in Miami.

With the Mets at 40-50 and the trade deadline less than three weeks away, here are five questions Van Wagenen should be asked...


What is the trade deadline strategy?

With the Mets not in contention, the expectation is that pending free agent Zack Wheeler will be traded. Also on the block should be fellow pending free agents Todd Frazier and Jason Vargas. But what is Van Wagenen's strategy beyond selling off the obvious pieces?

Teams have recently come calling about Noah Syndergaard, with SNY's Andy Martino reporting that a trade at some point feels inevitable. While it seems likelier that Syndergaard -- who isn't eligible for free agency until after the 2021 season -- could be moved after the season, would Van Wagenen pull the trigger now if he's blown away? What about dangling pieces like Seth Lugo and Dominic Smith? And is there any chance the Mets would go full rebuild and deal Jacob deGrom?

Tags: Amed Rosario, Jacob deGrom, Jason Vargas, Jeff McNeil, Noah Syndergaard, Pete Alonso, Seth Lugo, Todd Frazier, Zack Wheeler, Danny Abriano
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Luis Robert
Luis Robert

SNY's Andy Martino has reported that the Mets have been listening to trade inquiries on Noah Syndergaard dating back to last off-season, He noted that it's far more likely the Mets explore trading Syndergaard this winter, but that he isn't a total lock to be a Met beyond the July 31 trade deadline.

Regarding this year's trade deadline, Jon Morosi of MLB.com reports that multiple teams -- including the Brewers, Padres and Astros -- have shown recent interest in Syndergaard.

I agree with Andy that if Syndergaard is indeed going to be traded it will be in the offseason. Part of my reasoning is that the Mets are likely to move Zack Wheeler before the deadline and may also move Jason Vargas if there is a willing taker. That would open two rotation slots with limited available options just to get through 2019.

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Jun 28, 2019; New York City, NY, USA; New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonso (20) is congratulated after hitting a solo home run against the Atlanta Braves during the fourth inning at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Andy Marlin-USA TODAY Sports (Andy Marlin)
Jun 28, 2019; New York City, NY, USA; New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonso (20) is congratulated after hitting a solo home run against the Atlanta Braves during the fourth inning at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Andy Marlin-USA TODAY Sports (Andy Marlin)

In making calls for a Wilson Ramos column last week, I heard a comment from a scout that in some ways summed up Brodie Van Wagenen's misguided attempt at assembling a win-now team in his first attempt as a GM.

"The Mets need to figure out who they are," the scout said.

He explained that for a team that believed its strength was a dominant starting rotation, the Mets needed a defense-first catcher who could enhance the abilities of the starting pitchers -- not a defensive liability like Ramos.

Tags: Amed Rosario, Dominic Smith, Edwin Diaz, Jacob deGrom, Jason Vargas, Jeff McNeil, Jeurys Familia, Michael Conforto, Noah Syndergaard, Pete Alonso, Robinson Cano, Steven Matz, Todd Frazier, Wilson Ramos, Zack Wheeler, John Harper
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New York Mets starting pitcher Zack Wheeler pitches against the Miami Marlins during the first inning at Citi Field. (Brad Penner/USA TODAY Sports)
New York Mets starting pitcher Zack Wheeler pitches against the Miami Marlins during the first inning at Citi Field. (Brad Penner/USA TODAY Sports)

Andy Martino, SNY.tv | Twitter |

CLEVELAND -- Zack Wheeler has become a pitcher in high demand, and the Mets have now begun trade talks, according to major league sources. Among the teams who have been in contact are the Yankees and Red Sox, both of whom are interested in Wheeler.

The Braves and Cubs are two other possibilities for Wheeler. According to one source, there is significant interest in Wheeler. A trade is not believed to be close with any one suitor, but the Mets have shifted into a more aggressive sell mode.

Jason Vargas and Todd Frazier are also available. Noah Syndergaard isn't a total lock to stay, but it is far more likely that the Mets explore trading him again this winter, per sources.

Tags: Clint Frazier, Jason Vargas, Noah Syndergaard, Todd Frazier, Zack Wheeler, Andy Martino
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New York Mets starting pitcher Zack Wheeler pitches against the Miami Marlins during the first inning at Citi Field. (Brad Penner/USA TODAY Sports)
New York Mets starting pitcher Zack Wheeler pitches against the Miami Marlins during the first inning at Citi Field. (Brad Penner/USA TODAY Sports)

Andy Martino, SNY.tv | Twitter |

CLEVELAND -- Zack Wheeler has become a pitcher in high demand, and the Mets have now begun trade talks, according to major league sources. Among the teams who have been in contact are the Yankees and Red Sox, both of whom are interested in Wheeler.

The Braves and Cubs are two other possibilities for Wheeler. According to one source, there is significant interest in Wheeler. A trade is not believed to be close with any one suitor, but the Mets have shifted into a more aggressive sell mode.

Jason Vargas and Todd Frazier are also available. Noah Syndergaard isn't a total lock to stay, but it is far more likely that the Mets explore trading him again this winter, per sources.

Tags: Clint Frazier, Jason Vargas, Noah Syndergaard, Todd Frazier, Zack Wheeler, Andy Martino
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Jul 3, 2019; New York City, NY, USA; New York Mets right fielder Jeff McNeil (6) is congratulated by third baseman Todd Frazier (21) after hitting a solo home run against the New York Yankees during the first inning at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Andy Marlin-USA TODAY Sports (Andy Marlin)
Jul 3, 2019; New York City, NY, USA; New York Mets right fielder Jeff McNeil (6) is congratulated by third baseman Todd Frazier (21) after hitting a solo home run against the New York Yankees during the first inning at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Andy Marlin-USA TODAY Sports (Andy Marlin)

The Mets (39-48, 12 GB in NL East, 6.0 GB of second Wild Card) get the Fourth of July off before they start a three-game series with the Phillies before the All-Star break. 

Here's what happened on Wednesday in case you missed it...


After allowing two runs in the first, Jason Vargas was strong. However, the Yankees didn't let up in a 5-1 loss to even the two-game Subway Series set at Citi Field. >> Read more

 

Tags: Jason Vargas, Jeff McNeil, Pete Alonso, Steven Matz, Wilson Ramos, Zack Wheeler, Scott Thompson
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Mets fall to Yankees 5-1 00:01:22
The New York Mets were only able to muster up one run off of a Jeff McNeil home run as they lose to the Yankees 5-1.

Jeff McNeil provided the Mets' only run in their 5-1 loss to the Yankees on Wednesday. >> Box score

Five things to know from Wednesday's game

1) Fresh off the heels of three straight multi-hit games, McNeil got the Mets' started with a bang on Wednesday night, depositing the first pitch of the game from Domingo German into the bullpen to put the Mets on the board. McNeil still leads the Major Leagues with his .349 batting average after one more hit on Wednesday.

2) Jason Vargas didn't have his best outing for the Mets, but he did keep them in the game. The lefty went 5.1 innings, allowing three earned runs. He got into trouble early, allowing an RBI double to Aaron Judge and an RBI single to Gleyber Torres in the first inning, but he settled down after that. He was pulled from the game in the sixth inning after allowing a solo home run to Didi Gregorius.

Tags: Jason Vargas, Jeff McNeil, Robinson Cano, Steven Matz
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New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge hits a two-run home run during the fourth inning against the Boston Red Sox at London Stadium. (Steven Flynn/USA TODAY Sports)
New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge hits a two-run home run during the fourth inning against the Boston Red Sox at London Stadium. (Steven Flynn/USA TODAY Sports)

The Yankees (54-29, 5.5 GA in AL East) face the Mets (39-47, 11 GB in NL East, 6 GB in NL wild card) in the final Subway Series game of 2019 on Wednesday at 7:10 p.m. at Citi Field.

Yankees notes

In eight games since being activated off the injured list with an oblique strain, Aaron Judge is hitting .296/.441/.519 with two home runs and six RBIs. ... Gleyber Torres is 9-for-20 with one home run and three RBIs during his six-game hitting streak. ... Tuesday's game was the first time in 31 games that the Yankees did not hit a home run. That streak broke the 2002 Texas Rangers' previous record of 27 games.

Tags: Domingo German, Dominic Smith, Jason Vargas, Michael Conforto, Pete Alonso, Matt Eisenberg
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New York Mets first baseman Dominic Smith hits a solo home run against the Atlanta Braves during the third inning at Citi Field. (Andy Marlin/USA TODAY Sports)
New York Mets first baseman Dominic Smith hits a solo home run against the Atlanta Braves during the third inning at Citi Field. (Andy Marlin/USA TODAY Sports)

The Mets (39-47, 11 GB in NL East, 6 GB in NL wild card) take on the Yankees (54-29, 5.5 GA in AL East) in the final Subway Series game of 2019 on Wednesday at 7:10 p.m. at Citi Field.

Mets notes

Since his first-inning home run in Game 2 of the Yankees-Mets doubleheader on June 11, Pete Alonso is slashing .347/.484/.736 with seven home runs and 18 RBIs. ... Michael Conforto has struggled in his Subway Series career, as he has a .194/.267/.373 batting line with two home runs and 10 RBIs in 20 games against the Yankees. ... Dominnic Smith has a .337/.406/.651 batting line with seven home runs and nine RBIs in 23 starts. In 50 games off the bench, he is hitting .297/.435/.432 with one home run and five RBIs. 

Tags: Domingo German, Dominic Smith, Jason Vargas, Michael Conforto, Pete Alonso, Matt Eisenberg
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Jun 6, 2019; New York City, NY, USA; New York Mets starting pitcher Zack Wheeler (45) pitches against the San Francisco Giants in the first inning at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports  (Noah K. Murray)
Jun 6, 2019; New York City, NY, USA; New York Mets starting pitcher Zack Wheeler (45) pitches against the San Francisco Giants in the first inning at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports (Noah K. Murray)

The Mets (38-47, 12.0 GB in NL East) renew their Subway Series rivalry with the Yankees (54-28, 6.5 GA in AL East) on Tuesday night at Citi Field, with first pitch set for 7:10 p.m.

Mets notes

The Mets snapped their season-worst seven-game losing streak with an 8-5 win over the Braves on Sunday night. ... The Mets went 3-3 against the Yankees in 2018 and have also split the first two games this season. ... The Mets have homered in 26 of their last 28 games, clubbing 48 total homers during that span. 

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Jason Vargas, Pete Alonso, Zack Wheeler
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May 2, 2019; New York City, NY, USA; New York Mets starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard (34) pitches against the Cincinnati Reds during the first inning at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports (Brad Penner)
May 2, 2019; New York City, NY, USA; New York Mets starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard (34) pitches against the Cincinnati Reds during the first inning at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports (Brad Penner)

With the Mets effectively out of playoff contention, their next move is to pivot to trade talks about Zack Wheeler, as SNY reported last week.

The team would also love to rid themselves of Jason Vargas because of his lack of contrition about a recent assault threat, and they will see how other clubs value Todd Frazier.

In all likelihood, that will represent the totality of their action in advance of the July 31 trade deadline -- but the Mets know they would be remiss to not at least survey the market for Noah Syndergaard and Edwin Diaz.

Ever since last winter, when the Mets were talking about Syndergaard with the Marlins, Yankees and Padres, it's been clear that they're willing to move on if the right deal presents itself. Unfortunately, rivals confirm the obvious: Syndergaard's 4.56 ERA and injured list stint have left the Mets with a diminished trade chip.

Tags: Edwin Diaz, Jason Vargas, Noah Syndergaard, Todd Frazier, Zack Wheeler, Andy Martino
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Feb 25, 2019; West Palm Beach, FL, USA; New York Mets shortstop Andres Gimenez (72) fields a ground ball in the second inning against the Houston Astros during a spring training game at FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports (Jasen Vinlove)
Feb 25, 2019; West Palm Beach, FL, USA; New York Mets shortstop Andres Gimenez (72) fields a ground ball in the second inning against the Houston Astros during a spring training game at FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports (Jasen Vinlove)

Most of the Mets' high-impact prospects are in the lower levels of the minors, but they have a handful of players who can help as soon as 2019 or 2020, including...

Andres Gimenez

Gimenez, 20, is projected to be ready to reach the big leagues in 2020. He's currently the organization's top prospect and ranked the 58th overall prospect in all of baseball.

Tags: Andres Gimenez, Anthony Kay, David Peterson, Jason Vargas, Zack Wheeler, Matthew Cerrone
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The Mets (37-48, 11 GB in NL East, 6.5 GB of second Wild Card) return to Citi Field on Friday at 7:1 p.m. on SNY to host the division-leading Atlanta Braves as they try to bounce back from a four game sweep by the Phillies. 

Here's what happened on Thursday in case you missed it...


The bullpen blew it again, this time it was Edwin Diaz who entered the ninth inning with a 3-1 lead but allowed a two-run home run to Maikel Franco and three-run walk-off home run to Jean Segura as the Mets were dealt a four-game sweep by the Phillies. >> Read more

Tags: Andres Gimenez, Edwin Diaz, Jason Vargas, Todd Frazier, Zack Wheeler
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May 30, 2019; Los Angeles, CA, USA; New York Mets starting pitcher Jason Vargas (44) looks at the ball after giving up a run in the first inning of the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports  (Jayne Kamin-Oncea)
May 30, 2019; Los Angeles, CA, USA; New York Mets starting pitcher Jason Vargas (44) looks at the ball after giving up a run in the first inning of the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports (Jayne Kamin-Oncea)

On Wednesday, Jason Vargas had more to say about the Mets' clubhouse altercation with a a reporter, and his words reportedly haven't been well received within the organization.

According to Wallace Matthews of Yahoo! Sports, sources in the Mets front office were not happy with the situation to begin with, particularly Vargas' role. An anonymous Mets official reportedly told Matthews that "We're all angry with him" and also added to Matthews "Think he'll be here next year?"

The Mets official also told Wallace that Vargas may not even still be a Met on August 1st, and that the events in Chicago "did not help him."

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Jun 26, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; New York Mets starting pitcher Seth Lugo (67) reacts after a Philadelphia Phillies score during the seventh inning at Citizens Bank Park. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports (Bill Streicher)
Jun 26, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; New York Mets starting pitcher Seth Lugo (67) reacts after a Philadelphia Phillies score during the seventh inning at Citizens Bank Park. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports (Bill Streicher)

The Mets (37-44, 11 GB in NL East, 5.5 GB of second Wild Card) wrap up their four-game series against the Phillies in Philadelphia on Thursday afternoon at 1:05 on SNY.

Here's what happened on Wednesday in case you missed it...


During the Mets' 5-4,10-inning loss to the Phillies on Wednesday night, the bullpen was at it again, blowing a late 4-0 lead  >> Read more

Tags: Jason Vargas, Zack Wheeler, Danny Abriano
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Mets react to 5-4 loss 00:01:06
Mickey Callaway reiterates it's a game of inches and reacts to the bullpen giving up another come-from-behind win.

The Mets bullpen woes have come back to bite them in back-to-back losses to the Phillies.

After Wilmer Font blew a late-inning lead on Tuesday, Wednesday saw Seth Lugo waste a very strong outing from Jason Vargas, blowing a 4-1 seventh-inning lead in a game the Mets would lose 5-4 in 10 innings.

Vargas sailed through the first six innings, but after allowing a runner to reach third with one away, Callaway pulled him from the game. Lugo then allowed a ground-rule double to Cesar Hernandez to bring the Phillies within two runs. 

Tags: Jason Vargas, Philadelphia Phillies
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New York Mets starting pitcher Jason Vargas pitches in the eighth inning against the San Francisco Giants at Citi Field. (Noah K. Murray/USA TODAY Sports)
New York Mets starting pitcher Jason Vargas pitches in the eighth inning against the San Francisco Giants at Citi Field. (Noah K. Murray/USA TODAY Sports)

Jason Vargas was asked again after Wednesday night's loss to the Phillies to give his side of the story surrounding the clubhouse altercation with a reporter last week. 

According to reports, Mets manager Mickey Callaway got into a shouting match with Newsday reporter Tim Healey in the visitor's clubhouse in Chicago. Eventually Vargas became involved, as well.

Callaway addressed the incident on Monday, needing to meet with reporters a second time to explain that he had apologized to Healey.

Tags: Jason Vargas, Philadelphia Phillies
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Jay Bruce walks off against Mets 00:01:34
Former Mets Jay Bruce walked off against the Mets in the 10th inning as NY dropped their third straight. Bullpen woes continue.

The Mets bullpen allowed another late-inning lead to disappear, and the Phillies walked off with a 5-4 win in 10 innings. >> Box score

Six things to know from Wednesday's game

1) In the bottom of the 10th inning, Stephen Nogosek allowed the first two Phillies batters to reach base, setting the stage for former Met Jay Bruce to give the Phillies a walkoff win on an RBI double, just over the outstretched glove of Juan Lagares in center field.

2) Jason Vargas cruised through the first five innings on Wednesday night, allowing just one hit the first two times through the order. The Phillies finally got on the board against him in the sixth, as Jean Segura lofted a solo home run with one out. Vargas got out of the sixth by striking out Rhys Hoskins for his 10th strikeout of the game, tying his career high. He left the game after 6.1 innings, having allowed just three hits.

Tags: Dominic Smith, Jason Vargas, Jeff McNeil, Philadelphia Phillies, Seth Lugo
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Doug Williams and Andy Martino drop a new episode of Shea Anything and recap the events between Mickey Callaway, Jason Vargas and a member of the media from earlier this week.

The guys also dive into 4 potential paths the Mets could go down at the trade deadline as well as if Robinson Cano has anything left in the tank.

Tags: Jason Vargas, Robinson Cano
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Jun 24, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; New York Mets relief pitcher Brooks Pounders (46) reacts after allowing two-run home run to Philadelphia Phillies right fielder Jay Bruce (23) during the sixth inning at Citizens Bank Park. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports (Eric Hartline)
Jun 24, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; New York Mets relief pitcher Brooks Pounders (46) reacts after allowing two-run home run to Philadelphia Phillies right fielder Jay Bruce (23) during the sixth inning at Citizens Bank Park. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports (Eric Hartline)

The Mets (37-42, 9.0 GB in NL East, 4.5 GB of second Wild Card) continue their four-game series against the Phillies in Philadelphia on Tuesday night at 7:05 on SNY.

Here's what happened on Monday, in case you missed it...


During the Mets' 13-7 loss to the Phillies, Steven Matz was victimized by the home run ball and the bullpen (Brooks Pounders) got crushed >> Read More

Tags: Jason Vargas, Noah Syndergaard, Pete Alonso, Steven Matz, Danny Abriano
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Recapping a drama-full day 00:01:19
Andy Martino breaks down the pregame comments relating to the clubhouse incident in Chicago and reacts to Vargas and Callaway's comments.

Andy Martino, SNY.tv | Twitter |

PHILADELPHIA -- During a closed-door meeting on Monday afternoon in the visitors clubhouse at Citizens Bank Park, Jacob deGrom volunteered to address the media on the team's behalf, allowing teammates to focus on preparing for the game.

It was a moment of true leadership, reminiscent of David Wright -- and it was the last time that a person in a Mets uniform showed any maturity in dealing with a mess of their own creation.

On Sunday afternoon in Chicago, manager Mickey Callaway, 44, cursed out Newsday reporter Tim Healey for saying that he would see Callaway tomorrow. Then Jason Vargas, 36, threatened to assault Healey.

Tags: Jason Vargas, Andy Martino
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Callaway apologizes for incident 00:00:31
Callaway called the media back for a second session to clarify that he's sorry for the clubhouse incident and did apologize to the reporter.

Mets manager Mickey Callaway held a second gathering with the media on Monday, an hour before their game against the Phillies, to apologize for his conduct regarding a verbal altercation with Newsday beat reporter Tim Healey that happened on Sunday. 

Callaway had stopped short of an apology during his regularly scheduled press conference earlier in the day despite being given several opportunities to do so. 

"I wanted you guys to know that in my meeting with Tim, I apologized for my actions," he said in the second media session. "I apologize. I regret it. The distraction it has caused to the team and like I said earlier, it's something we'll learn from. It's something I'm not proud of, I'm not proud of what I did to Tim, so for that I'm definitely sorry."

 

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