The Mets (56-62) will go for the series victory against the Phillies (53-65) on Monday in Philadelphia at 1:05 p.m. ET.
Jon Niese (5-8, 3.51 ERA) gets the start for the Mets, opposed by David Buchanan (6-5, 4.39 ERA) for the Phillies.
Jacob deGrom will has his sore shoulder examined in New York, though he told reporters this past weekend that he does not think the issue is serious >> Read more at MetsBlog
The Mets took two of three from the Phillies over the weekend, but blew a late 6-1 lead in an eventual 7-6 loss on Sunday >> Read more at MetsBlog
After suffering a blown save and loss on Sunday, Jenrry Mejia said that he’s been pitching through a hernia for three weeks. According to Terry Collins, Mejia has been told by doctors that he can pitch through the injury as tolerated >> Read more at ESPN
After Friday’s game, Chris Young was designated for assignment. Matt den Dekker was promoted from Triple-A Las Vegas to take Young’s place on the roster, and will platoon in left field with Eric Campbell.
Bobby Parnell played catch on Saturday for the first time since undergoing Tommy John surgery in April.
Jeremy Hefner, who has been working his way back from Tommy John surgery, was placed on the disabled list due to a right forearm strain.