Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said Friday that the team has discussed promoting top prospect Michael Conforto from Double-A Binghampton.
Miguel Cabrera has been diagnosed with a left calf strain and is set to undergo an MRI exam.
Clint Robinson blasted a two-run homer on Friday, powering the Nationals to a 2-1 victory over the Giants.
Drew Storen once again worked a perfect ninth inning on Friday, protecting a one-run lead against the Giants to earn his 24th save of the season.
Gio Gonzalez delivered a strong performance in Friday's victory over the Giants, racking up six strikeouts over his seven frames.
Buster Posey swatted his 14th home run of the season on Friday, but that was the Giants' only offense in a losing effort against the Nationals.
Jake Peavy pitched well in his return from the disabled list on Friday, allowing just two runs on three hits over 6 1/3 innings against the Nationals.
Miguel Cabrera was removed from Friday's game against the Blue Jays in the fourth inning due to an apparent hamstring injury.
Scott Baker was forced to leave Friday's start at Triple-A Oklahoma City with an undisclosed injury.
Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said Friday that Andre Ethier will remain the team's starting left fielder after Carl Crawford returns from the disabled list.
Travis d'Arnaud (elbow) is not expected to rejoin the Mets when he's first eligible.
Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports that the Mets are willing to overpay to acquire Ben Zobrist from the Athletics.
Carl Crawford (oblique) will resume his minor league rehab assignment with Triple-A Oklahoma City on Saturday.
Michael Cuddyer (knee) remained out of the Mets' starting lineup for Friday's game against the Dodgers.
Athletics manager Bob Melvin said Friday that he'd like to have Sonny Gray (illness) return to the rotation on Tuesday.