The Mets (71-68, 4.5 GB of second Wild Card) are off on Thursday before opening a three-game series against the Phillies at Citi Field on Friday night at 7:10 p.m. on SNY.
Here's what happened on Wednesday, in case you missed it...
After the Mets raced out to a 7-1 lead, the bullpen bent but didn't break as they beat the Nats, 8-4, to take two out of three games in Washington, D.C. and gain some ground in the Wild Card race >> Read more
Pete Alonso blasted his 45th homer of the season during Wednesday's win, passing Cody Bellinger and Mike Trout and becoming the league-leader >> WATCH
While Jeff McNeil's batting average has dipped a bit, his power output is up. So, which adjustments have resulted in the added power? >> Read more
Robinson Cano had a huge game on Wednesday during what was his first start since returning from a torn hamstring >> Read more
Zack Wheeler, who tossed 5.0 solid innings on Wednesday, still feels good about the Mets' chances despite them being 4.5 games out of a playoff spot with 23 games to go >> Read more
Jed Lowrie will shift his rehab assignment to Brooklyn as he nears a potential return after missing the entire season due to injury >> Read more
Mickey Callaway held a team meeting in the wake of Tuesday night's historic bullpen meltdown >> Read more