The Mets have lost five of their last six games, while getting swept by the Yankees. They have fallen to 13 games below .500 for the first time since the final day of the 2013 season.They are 19 games back in the NL East and 12 losses back in the Wild Card.
The Mets begin a series with the Marlins on Friday at 7:10 p.m. at Citi Field. Justin Nicolino (1-1, 4.56 ERA) will start for the Marlins. Chris Flexen (2-1, 7.02 ERA) starts for the Mets.
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Steven Matz endured another rough outing as the Mets lost to the Yankees, who completed a four-game sweep of this year's Subway Series. It is only the third sweep in the 20 year history of the two team interleague rivalry.
Jose Reyes was placed on the 10-day disabled list with an oblique inury as Wilmer Flores iremains on the active roster dealing with a sore rib. Flores was scratched from Wednesday's lineup, f but worked out before the game on Thursday.
The Mets promoted Matt Reynolds and Gavin Cecchini from Triple-A Las Vegas.
Matt Harvey will make his next rehab start on Wednesday for Single-A Brooklyn, while Jeurys Familia will make a rehab appearance on Saturday with High-A St. Lucie.
Mets prospects Amed Rosario, Dominic Smith, Andres Gimenez and recently-drafted David Peterson were all listed on FanGraphs.com's latest top-100 prospect list.