Standings, Beat Reports and What’s Next, pres. by Astoria Federal Savings

The Mets and Nationals won last night. The Braves, Phillies and Marlins were off.

To read about last night’s win over the Pirates, check out this post on MetsBlog, as well as beat reports from, the Wall Street JournalStar-LedgerBergen RecordJournal NewsESPN New YorkNewsday, the Daily News and New York Post.

David Wright needs two hits to tie Ed Kranepool for the franchise’s career hits record at 1,418.

The Mets continue their four-game series against the Pirates tonight at Citi Field with Collin McHugh (0-2, 3.86 ERA) taking on Wandy Rodriguez (11-13, 3.76 ERA) at 7:10 pm.