The Mets have lost eight of their last nine games to fall to 16 games under .500. They are on pace to win just 70 games, which would be their lowest total for a season since 1995.
Chris Flexen (2-2, 6.55) will start for the Mets Mets tonight at 7:10 pm when they play the third game of a four-game series at Citi Field against Zack Godley (5-6, 3.13 ERA) and the Diamondbacks...
Also on Wednesday, Noah Syndergaard will throw live batting practice in New York as he continues his return from a lat injury..
Jeurys Familia is expected to pitch for the second time in two days during a rehab assignment with the Brookly Cyclones. Sandy Alderson and Terry Collins have said it's possible Familia could return to the Mets this weekend in DC. He threw a 1-2-3 inning for Brooklyn last night.
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David Wright was the DH and went hitless in four at bats with Single-A St. Lucie. It was his first time playing in a game since May 2016. Wright has said he intends to return to the Mets this season, though Alderson was skeptical it could happen with so little time left in the season.
Tommy Milone struggled as the Mets lost to the Diamondbacks 7-4. To read local, beat writer reports, check out MLB.com, NJ.com, Newsday, the New York Post, the New York Times, the Bergen Record and the Daily News.
Michael Conforto was scratched from the lineup Tuesday due to a sore thumb.
The Mets believe Matt Harvey can return to the majors in early September.
Steven Matz underwent season-ending surgery to move the ulnar nerve in his left elbow.
Wilmer Flores could be the answer at second base in 2018.