Standings, Beat Reports & What’s on Tap for Today

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

The Mets start a three-game series against the Nationals in DC tonight when Johan Santana (6-8, 4.58 ERA) takes the mound against Ross Detwiler (6-5, 3.18) at 7:10 pm.

To read about last night’s win over the Reds, 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.