What’s on tap for Saturday, Aug. 2

The Mets and Giants continue their four-game series Saturday at 7:10 pm ET at Citi Field.

Rookie of the Year candidate Jacob deGrom (5-5, 2.79 ERA) starts against Giants RHP Jake Peavy (0-1, 4.50).

The game will air live on SNY, with pre-game coverage starting at 6 pm ET.


In case you missed it…

Lucas Duda hit his 20th home run of the season on Friday, but the Mets didn’t get a hit until the sixth inning and lost, 5-1, to the Giants.

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Sandy Alderson said, in the event the Mets make a run at the playoffs, he’s open to extending Jacob deGrom beyond his team-imposed 185-innings pitched limit this season >> Read more.


Matt Harvey threw off a mound on Friday, the first time since having Tommy John surgery >> Read more.


In a polls posted to MetsBlog and ESPN New York, roughly 55 percent of more than 7,000 voters said they are not disappointed the Mets did not make deal before Thursday’s non-waiver trade deadline


The Rockies recently sent a sizable contingent to watch Mets pitching prospect Noah Syndergaard (NY Post, July 31), fueling further speculation about the potential for Mets-Rockies trade for Troy Tulowitzki or Carlos Gonzalez at some point later this year.