The Mets were off on Thursday.
The Cardinals opened a four-game series against the Wild Card-leading Giants. The Giants won the first game, meaning Mets are now one game up on the Cardinals for the second wild card.
Jon Heyman of FanRag predicted Yoenis Cespedes will receive a deal worth $100 million over four years this offseason when he elects for free agency >> Read more
The Mets, including Triple-A pitching coach Frank Viola, have known for a while about Robert Gsellman's left shoulder injury, which has no impact on his pitching >> Read more
Terry Collins has no plans to bench the struggling Jay Bruce >> Read more
Collins is going with the hot hand at catcher, even during day games after night games >> Read more
Jacob deGrom and Steven Matz could piggyback in a start when they return from their respective injuries >> Read more
What's on Tap for Friday, Sept. 15
The Mets open a three-game series against the Twins at Citi Field at 7:10 p.m.
Bartolo Colon (3.27 ERA, 1.22 WHIP) gets the start, opposed by Jose Berrios (9.27 ERA, 2.01 WHIP).
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