The Mets opened the second half by winning two of three games against Rockies this past weekend at Citi Field. New York is seven games below .500 and seven losses back in the Wild Card race with just two weeks before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline...
Zack Wheeler (3-6, 4.86 ERA) and the Mets (41-48) open a four-game series against Adam Wainwright (10-5, 5.20 ERA) and the Cardinals (44-47) tonight at Citi Field...
Yoenis Cespedes is expected to play Monday after leaving Saturday's game and not playing Sunday due to a hip injury.
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The Mets are reportedly halting the promotion of top prospect Amed Rosario because of current major-league infielder Asdrubal Cabrera. Team officials and Cabrera denied the report. Nevertheless, Rosario on Friday again said he feels he is ready to be called up to the majors.
The Mets recalled reliever Hansel Robles from Triple-A and sent Chasen Bradford to the minors.
Brandon Nimmo has been cleared to take batting practice. He was put on the disabled list just before the All Star break with a partially collapsed lung.
NL Wild Card Race