After losing back-to-back games to the Phillies, the Mets are now 4.0 GB for the second Wild Card. There are just 20 games remaining in the regular season, giving New York little room for error if they hope to make the playoffs.
Mets' manager Mickey Callaway discussed what the Mets will have to do moving forward as they start a four-game series with the Diamondbacks on Monday at home.
"Just like we've always done, you got to move on," Callaway said. "We're still going to be the same amount of games back, we have one less game to make that up, but we can do it."
According to Fangraphs, the Mets have a 7.2 percent chance at making the playoffs despite losing the series to the Phillies, while the Phillies -- who are 2.0 games ahead of the Mets -- have a 4.6 percent chance of making the playoffs.
"We're about to play a very good team that we can make up a ton a ground on with four games," Callaway said. "We got to win games, you can't lose two in a row. So, come out tomorrow, continue to fight, continue to battle, and try to get this done."