Standings, Beat Reports & What's on Tap for Today

The Mets and Marlins lost last night, while the Braves, Phillies and Nationals won.

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To read about last night’s loss to the Cubs, check out this post on MetsBlog, as well as beat reports from MLB.com, the Wall Street JournalStar-LedgerBergen RecordJournal NewsESPN New YorkNewsday, the Daily News and New York Post.

The Mets ook to avoid the sweep this afternoon at 2:20 pm Jon Niese (5-3, 3.75 ERA) takes on Jeff Samardzija (5-6, 4.34 ERA) at Wrigley Field.