The Nationals were rained out, which increased the Mets lead in the NL East to 6 1/2 games and lowered their magic number to 7.
Jacob deGrom will likely pitch later this week against the Reds in Cincinnati. He will make two more starts during the regular season, Terry Collins said Monday.
Matt Harvey will start this week against the Reds, according to Collins.
Dr. James Andrews did not tell Sandy Alderson that Harvey should be on an 180-inning limit, Alderson told reporters. Harvey's agent, Scott Boras, had indicated Andrews had mandated the 180-inning limit.
The Mets named Michael Conforto their minor league player of the year and named Robert Gsellman their minor league Pitcher of the Year.
What's on tap for Tuesday, September 22
The Mets continue their three-game series against the Braves on Tuesday at Citi Field at 7:10 p.m. ET on SNY.
Logan Verrett (1-1, 2.89 ERA) gets the start for the Mets. He'll be opposed by Matt Wisler (5-8, 5.63 ERA) for Atlanta.
Thanks to Michael Conforto's home run in yesterday’s home game against the Braves, Citi is donating another $2,000 to an NYC community partner.
Visit mets.com/citi to see this season’s grand total to date.