Standings, Beat Reports and What’s Next for the Mets

The Mets and Marlins lost last night, while the Braves and Nationals won. The Phillies were postponed.

The Mets’ tragic number for elimination in the National League East is down to 3 – the Mets’ tragic number for elimination in the National League Wild Card is 15.

To read about last night’s loss to the Braves, 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 will look to salvage the final game of their three-game series with the Braves this afternoon at Citi Field, with Chris Young facing Tommy Hanson at 1:10 pm.