The Nationals lost to the Orioles, which kept the Mets lead in the NL East at 6 1/2 games and lowered their magic number to 6.
What is a magic number? The Mets will clinch the NL East with any combination of Mets wins and Nationals losses equalling 6. For instance, if the Mets win 3 more games and the Nationals lose 3 (3 + 3 = 6), the Mets win the NL East.
Jacob deGrom will pitch on Sunday against the Reds, Terry Collins said.
The MRI on Juan Uribe's chest revealed a bruise. Uribe didn't play Tuesday missing his second straight game.
Yogi Berra died of natural causes at his home in New Jersey. He was 90 years old.
What's on tap for Wednesday, September 23
The Mets wrap up their three-game series against the Braves on Wednesday at Citi Field at 7:10 p.m. ET on SNY.
Bartolo Colon (14-12, 4.15 ERA) gets the start for the Mets. He'll be opposed by Williams Perez (6-6, 5.16 ERA) for Atlanta.
Thanks to David Wright'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.