The Mets (16-19, 3.5 games behind the Phillies in the NL East) were shut out by the Padres as they lost their fourth-straight game and fell three games under .500 for the first time this season. They continue their three-game series with the Padres in San Diego on Monday night at 10:10 on SNY.
Here's what went down on Monday, in case you missed it:
In the Mets' loss to the Padres, Chris Paddack -- who openly challenged Pete Alonso before the game -- dominated New York for 7.2 innings as he stalked and screamed around the mound >> Read more
After the game, Alonso responded to the 'jealous' and 'mad' Paddack >> Read more
The Mets got good news on injured Steven Matz, who received a cortisone shot >> Read more
The Mets swung a trade for Rays reliever Wilmer Font >> Read more
Get to know Font, who could be the Mets' best option to fill in with Matz and Vargas out >> Read more
On the Shea Anything podcast, Andy Martino and Nelson Figueroa talked about the Mets' hitting and pitching depths. Click below to listen...
Here's the Mets' plan for how to deal with Jason Vargas' injury >> Read more
LHP prospect Anthony Kay is continuing to dominate. That and much more is covered in this week's Mets Top Prospect Watch >> Read more
Noah Syndergaard was named the NL Player of the Week >> Read more
Jay Bruce, now with the Mariners, wishes his Mets tenure would have gone better >> Read more