Standings, beat reports, and what’s next for the Mets

The Mets lost on Thursday, the Phillies and Nationals won, and the Marlins and Braves were idle.

To read about yesterday’s loss to the Phillies, check out this post on MetsBlog, as well as beat reports from MLB.com, the Wall Street JournalStar-LedgerBergen RecordJournal NewsESPN New YorkNewsday, the Daily News and New York Post.

The Mets open a three-game series with the Marlins tonight at Marlins Park, with R.A. Dickey facing Nathan Eovaldi at 7:10 pm.