The Mets took two of three from the Nationals at Citi Field, after which they traveled to Cincinnati where Bartolo Colon allowed one run in six innings Monday during a 5-0 win against the Reds at Great American Ballpark >> Read more
Also on Monday, the Cardinals beat the Pirates, and the Giants lost to the Rockies, moving the Mets to within two losses of both Wild Card spots in the National League...
Jacob deGrom might miss more than one start due to his right forearm soreness, Mets manager Terry Collins said. Rafael Montero will start in place of deGrom on Tuesday.
Lucas Duda, who has been out since May due to a spine injury, has been hitting soft-toss and could possibly return this season.
Zack Wheeler has been shut down for the rest of the season since there's not enough time for him to get back into form to pitch in the big leagues.
Colon said he would be happy to return to the Mets in 2017 >> Read more
The Mets called up Matt Reynolds and Rafael Montero prior to Monday's game, and will call up six more players Tuesday, including SS prospect Gavin Cecchini.
What's on Tap for Tuesday, Sept. 6
Brandon Nimmo, Josh Edgin, Erik Goeddel, Eric Campbell, T.J. Rivera, and Cecchini will join the Mets prior to Tuesday night, when the Mets (72-66) continue their three-game series against the Reds (57-79) at Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati at 7:10 p.m. ET.
RHP Rafael Montero (3.68 ERA, 1.91 WHIP) will start in place of the injured deGrom. Montero will be opposed by Reds LHP Brandon Finnegan (4.19 ERA, 1.32 WHIP).
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