Bartolo Colon (11-10, 3.85 ERA) will face RHP Kyle Hendricks (4-1, 1.79) at 12:10 pm Monday as the Mets and Cubs conclude their four-game series at Citi Field…
Rafael Montero tossed seven terrific innings, but Starlin Castro hit a first-pitch home run to start the ninth inning against Jenrry Mejia and the Mets lost to the Cubs, 2-1, on Sunday afternoon.
RHP Daisuke Matsuzaka will likely start Thursday at Single-A Brooklyn, but may not return to the Mets until Sept. 1, when major league rosters expand.
David Wright sat out Sunday’s game with a sore shoulder. He is not yet scheduled to have an MRI, instead he will get treatment and be reevaluated Monday, the team said >> Read more.
Jacob deGrom, who threw a bullpen session on Sunday, said he expects to start Saturday against the Dodgers in Los Angeles.
SNY’s Gary Cohen and Keith Hernandez took part in the Ice Bucket Challenge in support of ALS research and awareness >> Watch here.
The Mets officially released Chris Young after designating him for assignment on August 8.