The Mets (47-55, 12.5 GB in NL East, 8 GB of second Wild Card) open a three-game series against the Pirates on Friday night at 7:10 at Citi Field on SNY...
Here's what happened on Thursday, in case you missed it...
The emerging possibility of the Mets extending Zack Wheeler and trading Noah Syndergaard instead overshawoded the Mets' win over the Padres. Here's the latest on the trade rumors >> Read more
SNY's Andy Martino reports that when it comes to Syndergaard and Wheeler, the "combination of circumstances has increased the likelihood that someone will blow the Mets away with an offer for Syndergaard." >> Read more
With the trade rumors blowing, the Mets dispatched top exec/former scout Omar Minaya to watch the Braves' Double-A team >> Read more
In non-trade rumor news, Jacob deGrom admitted he was tipping pitches earlier this season and discussed the mechanical change that has helped him return to dominance >> Read more
DeGrom fired 7.0 shutout innings as the Mets blanked the Padres to take two of three >> Read more
Edwin Diaz left Thursday's game in the ninth inning after taking a liner off his left foot, but got good news after underoing X-rays >> Read more
Todd Frazier arrived at the ballpark crazy early on Thursday and then helped the Mets win >>Read more
Meanwhile, the Mets haven't gotten any traction on a possible trade of Frazier >> Read more
Our latest Prospect Deep Dive focused on Kevin Smith, who could be an option for the back of the Mets' rotation >> Read more
Before Thursday's game, Mickey Callaway explained how the Mets' bullpen has turned things around in the second half >> Read more