The Mets have lost eight of thier last 10 games, including last night's 3-2 loss to the D-backs. They are 15 games below .500 for the first time since September 28, 2013...
Tommy Millone (1-2, 7.91 ERA) will start today as the Mets continue their series against the D-backs. Milone is filling in for Steven Matz, who will undergo surgery to adjust the ulnar nerve in his elbow.
Patrick Corbin (10-11, 4.25 ERA) will start for Arizona, who lead the NL Wild Card.
Jeurys Familia (blood clot surgery) will pitch for Low-A Brooklyn today and tomorrow as he continues his rehab assignment. Familia is expected to be rejoin the Mets before the end of the season.
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A.J. Pollock's two-run home run in the 10th inning proved to be the difference as the D-backs defeated the Mets, 3-2, on Monday night at Citi Field.
The Mets announced Matz will undergo surgey after MRI and CT scans showed irritation to the ulnar nerve in his pitching elbow. He is undergoing the same surgery as Jacob deGrom, who had surgery in September and returned for spring training.
Matt Harvey (scapula) pitched three innings during a rehab start for Double-A Binghamton. He allowed two runs on four hits as he contintues working to return before the end of the year.
Mets GM Sandy Alderson said Noah Syndergaard (lat) is making progress in his rehab, but pitching in a minor-league game has not yet been scheduled because every involved would rather take things slow than rush back before the end of the season.