The Mets and Nationals conclude their series at Citi Field on Thursday at 7:10 p.m. ET.
The Mets have lost 24 of their last 28 games to the Nationals at Citi Field, where Dillon Gee (4-4, 3.54 ERA) will start against Stephen Strasburg (8-10, 3.68) in the series finale.
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Matt den Dekker was thrown out at home plate in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Mets lost to the Nationals, 3-2, at Citi Field on Wednesday night >> Read more at MetsBlog, New York Post, Daily News, Star-Ledger and MLB.com.
The Mets need to go 24-17 the rest of the season to finish .500.
Terry Collins will return to manage the Mets in 2015, assuming they don’t totally fall apart before the end of the season, a source familiar with the situation told reporter Jon Heyman (CBS Sports, August 13).