The Mets (37-45) open a three-game series with the first place Braves (44-38) in Atlanta on Monday at 7:10 p.m. ET.
Zack Wheeler (3-8, 4.45 ERA) gets the start for the Mets, opposed by Alex Wood (6-6, 3.07 ERA) for Atlanta.
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David Wright was scratched from the lineup Friday night due to a sore rotator cuff in his left shoulder, and didn’t play Saturday or Sunday after being examined by team doctors in New York. Wright will not need surgery, and the team is hopeful he’ll be able to avoid the disabled list.
Dillon Gee made a rehab start Sunday with Single-A Brooklyn. It’s expected that Gee will make one more rehab start before rejoining the Mets’ rotation – likely during the second week of July.