The Mets have won three of their last five games. However, they sit 17 games back of the Nationals in the NL East standings, and 12 games back of the Rockies for the second Wild Card spot.
The Mets (52-62) will wrap up their series with the Phillies (43-71 ) today at 1:35 p.m. ET. Chris Flexen (1-1, 8.49 ERA) will face Zach Eflin (1-3, 5.67 ERA).
In Case You Missed It
Steven Matz limited the Phillies to two runs, but the Mets couldn't generate runs in a 3-1 loss on Saturday. Read Metsblog's recap here.
RHP Matt Harvey made his first rehab appearance since landing on the disabled list June 15. He started and pitched one inning for Single-A Brooklyn, allowing one run on one hit and a walk.
Links to Read
Matz's pitch selection may be the cause to his regression >> Maggie Wiggin, SNY
Brothers reunited: Smith, Rosario both record career firsts in Philly >> Adam Rubin, SNY
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