One Last Insult: Wheeler 2-Hits Mets, Phillies Complete SweepThe Phillies, who moved 2 1/2 games ahead of the Mets in the NL East, have won eight in a row, their longest since winning eight straight in July 2010.
Mets Hit Back-To-Back-To-Back Homers In 9th, But Fall To Phillies As Slide ContinuesBrad Miller homered twice and the first-place Philadelphia Phillies withstood a ninth-inning rally for their seventh straight victory, 5-3 over the sinking New York Mets on Saturday.
Mets No Longer In First Place After Listless Loss In Opener Against PhilliesBryce Harper homered and the streaking Philadelphia Phillies won their sixth straight game to take over first place in the NL East with a 4-2 victory over the slumping New York Mets on Friday.
Mets Strand 15 Runners, Drop Finale And Series To MarlinsJorge Alfaro hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning and the Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets 4-2 on Thursday, taking three of four from the sagging NL East leaders.
Baez's Blast Helps Mets Snap Slide, Take Down MarlinsThe Mets, who had lost five of six, let an early 3-0 lead slip away but recovered to maintain their 1 1/2-game lead in the NL East over surging Philadelphia.
Walker Labors, Mets Manage Just 5 Hits In Loss To MarlinsNewly acquired Alex Jackson hit his first career home run, Nick Neidert earned his first big league win and the Miami Marlins beat the NL East-leading New York Mets 5-4 Tuesday night.
Alonso Homers, But Brinson's 1st-Inning Slam Helps Marlins Beat Mets 6-3Lewis Brinson connected for a first-inning grand slam to back Jesús Luzardo in his Miami debut, and the last-place Marlins beat the NL East-leading Mets 6-3 Monday night.
Clock Runs Out On Mets In Attempt To Sign Top Pick Kumar RockerThe New York Mets failed to sign their top pick from last month's amateur draft, Vanderbilt pitcher Kumar Rocker, by Sunday's 5 p.m. EDT deadline, over concern about his medical scans.
Fill-In Max Schrock Gets 5 Hits, Reds Hammer MetsReds rookie Max Schrock did his best Joey Votto imitation.
Báez Helps Mets Rally Past RedsBáez was acquired Friday from the Chicago Cubs in a big deal just before baseball’s trade deadline.
Mets Fall To Reds As Votto Homers In 7th Straight GameIt was an up-and-down day for the Mets, who made a big deal to get Javier Báez from the Cubs and then revealed injured ace Jacob deGrom will be shut down for two more weeks.
Mets Get All-Star Javier Báez, Trevor Williams From Cubs For Outfield ProspectBáez, a two-time All-Star and 2020 Gold Glove winner, gives the NL East leaders an immediate fill-in for injured shortstop Francisco Lindor.
Riley Homers Again As Braves Win Series, Inch Closer To MetsThe Braves won three games in the unusual four-day, five game series to move within four games of the Mets.
Drury's Homer, Conforto's Throw Lead Mets Past BravesThe first-place Mets have maintained their five-game lead over the third-place Braves in the NL East by splitting the first four games of the five-game series.
Riley's Slam, 6 RBIs Power Braves To Rout Of MetsJeff McNeil and Brandon Drury each hit a two-run homer for the Mets after they trailed 10-1 in the fourth.