The Mets (52-56) open a four-game series with the Giants (58-50) – who they trail by six games for the Wild Card – at Citi Field on Friday at 7:10 p.m. ET.
Jon Niese (5-6, 3.23 ERA) gets the start for the Mets, opposed by Ryan Vogelsong (5-8, 3.94 ERA) for San Francisco.
In case you missed it…
The Mets were off on Thursday.
The Mets didn’t make any trades prior to Thursday’s non-waiver deadline. General manager Sandy Alderson addressed the team’s lack of activity after the deadline >> Read more and listen to Alderson’s remarks at MetsBlog
There was interest in Bartolo Colon and Daniel Murphy, but teams were not willing to meet Alderson’s asking price.
The Mets were recently seen scouting the Cubs, who have shortstops Starlin Castro and Javier Baez >> Read more at MetsBlog