The Mets have lost eight of their last 10 games.
With 53 games to go, the Mets sit 15 games behind the first-place Nationals in the NL East and 13 games behind the Colorado Rockies for the second wild card spot in the National League.
The Mets (49-59) will try to salvage the final game of a three-game series with the Dodgers (78-32) at Citi Field tonight at 8 p.m.
Steven Matz (2-4, 5.50 ERA) will try to bounce back after amassing an 11.78 ERA in his last five starts for the Mets. He will face Hyun-Jin Ryu (3-6, 3.83 ERA), who tossed seven scoreless innings against the Giants in his last start.
In Case You Missed It
The Mets allowed five home runs and lost to the Dodgers, 7-4, on Saturday. Read Metsblog's recap here.
Hansel Robles' MRI shows no structural damage to his arm. The Mets are callling it "general fatigue."
Links to Read
Rosario picks up first hit at Citi Field while Dom Smith awaits his turn >> Adam Rubin, SNY
Welcome to Mets spring training - in August >> Larry Brooks, NY Post
Mets' Terry Collins not worried about team chemistry down the stretch >> Justin Tasch, NY Daily News