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Zack Wheeler struck out eight but was charged with five runs -- two earned -- over 4 2/3 frames in Monday's loss to the Marlins.

Wheeler surrendered five hits and walked a pair, but the biggest issue was the defense behind him. The Mets committed a whopping six errors, including a pair while he was in the game that led to three unearned runs. Wheeler will take a 3.45 ERA into this weekend's matchup versus the Reds in Cincy.
Sep 1 - 5:08 PM

Dilson Herrera tripled in two runs and belted his first career home run in Monday's loss to the Marlins.

Herrera launched a solo shot off of Henderson Alvarez in the third before tripling in two off of Sam Dyson in the sixth. The rookie now has four hits in his last 10 at-bats after going hitless in his first game. The Mets pounded out nine hits and six runs, but they allowed nine runs and committed a whopping six errors.
Sep 1 - 5:00 PM

Mets recalled RHP Erik Goeddel from Triple-A Las Vegas.

It's the first time on the major league roster for the 25-year-old hurler who posted an uninspiring 5.37 ERA, 1.68 WHIP and 64/30 K/BB ratio over 63 2/3 innings at Las Vegas. He'll function in middle relief for the Mets.
Aug 31 - 5:22 PM

Mets recalled INF Josh Satin from Triple-A Las Vegas.

Satin struggled in his cup of coffee with the Mets earlier in the season, but hit .289/.386/.439 with nine homers and 49 RBI over 100 games for Las Vegas. He'll function as bench depth and a right-handed bat off the bench for the final month of the season.
Aug 31 - 5:19 PM

Mets manager Terry Collins indicated Sunday that Josh Edgin (elbow) will be "down for awhile".

Edgin is battling through bone spurs in his left elbow, and has been resting since early in the week. The Mets may end up playing things safely and sitting him down for the remainder of the season in order to let everything fully heal and avoid the risk of further damage.
Aug 31 - 4:43 PM

Bartolo Colon was lit up for six earned runs in 5 1/3 innings Saturday as the Mets lost to the Phillies.

Colon was doing well until the top of the fifth, when Marlon Byrd slugged a solo homer. The Phillies then poured on five more runs in the top of the sixth. Colon will carry a 12-11 record and 4.01 ERA into his next scheduled start on the road against the Reds.
Aug 30 - 10:13 PM

Jacob deGrom improved to 7-6 on the year after giving up an unearned run over six innings in Friday's 4-1 win over the Phillies.

The only run scored in his final inning of work following a throwing error by Lucas Duda. The game was tied before the Mets rallied for three runs without a hit in the bottom of the seventh. DeGrom limited the Phillies to four hits and two walks while notching five strikeouts. Back to full health and rocking a 2.94 ERA over 18 starts, the 26-year-old is gaining momentum as a candidate for the National League Rookie of the Year Award.
Aug 29 - 9:53 PM

Jenrry Mejia tossed a scoreless ninth inning Friday against the Phillies for his 20th save of the season.

Mejia struck out three in the inning and worked around a one-out error from Dilson Herrera. The 24-year-old has been dealing with physical ailments and recently hit a bit of a rough patch, but he has delivered three straight scoreless appearances. It looks like he's back on track.
Aug 29 - 9:51 PM

Travis d'Arnaud went 1-for-4 with an RBI single Friday against the Phillies.

D'Arnaud still owns a lowly .230 batting average on the year, but he's hitting .265 with nine home runs and 24 RBI in 51 games since coming back from the minors. That'll play in most mixed fantasy leagues.
Aug 29 - 9:50 PM

Dilson Herrera went 0-for-3 with a strikeout in his major league debut Friday against the Phillies.

Herrera grounded into a double play in his first at-bat and struck out in his second at-bat before making solid contact in his final at-bat, but Chase Utley was able to snag the liner for the out. The 20-year-old also committed an error in the ninth inning. Some struggles are to be expected in Herrera's first taste of the big leagues, but he has the potential to be relevant in deeper mixed leagues while Daniel Murphy (calf) is sidelined.
Aug 29 - 9:49 PM

Mets manager Terry Collins said Friday that Daniel Murphy (calf) is "looking at quite a lengthy DL stint."

General manager Sandy Alderson also added that the MRI on Murphy's right calf showed "a significant issue," and it "could end up taking more than the minimum time on the disabled list." With just 28 games remaining in the season, it's certainly possible Murphy's year is over. Dilson Herrera was called up on Friday to take over at second base.
Aug 29 - 5:20 PM

Mets manager Terry Collins said Thursday that the club has "talked about" eventually moving Travis d'Arnaud to left field.

D'Arnaud has suffered four known concussions and a move to the outfield would give him a better chance of staying healthy. It's a move that hasn't seriously been discussed yet but something that could eventually happen down the road. The presence of Kevin Plawecki at Triple-A could also be a factor. "We’ve talked about it," Collins said. "We’ve brought it up. Obviously, with what he’s started to do offensively, we’ve got to see if these concussions are leading to anything. Is he changing his position (defensively), where he is positioning himself behind the hitter, to get less foul tips?"
Aug 28 - 10:39 PM

Mets purchased the contract of 2B Dilson Herrera from Double-A Binghamton.

Well, that's a surprise. Daniel Murphy (calf) is headed to the disabled list and the Mets have made a bold move to give Herrera a shot. Acquired last season from the Pirates, Herrera entered play Thursday batting .319/.377/.471 with 12 homers, 70 RBI and 20 stolen bases between High- and Double-A and then went 3-for-4 with a homer for Binghamton. The 20-year-old should play regularly for the Mets while Murphy is out and is worth a shot in fantasy leagues even if he might not be ready.
Aug 28 - 10:30 PM

Mets placed 2B Daniel Murphy on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to August 25, with a right calf strain.

The results from Murphy's MRI aren't known yet, but the club will proceed cautiously and place him on the DL regardless. Dilson Herrera will come up to play second base for the Mets.
Aug 28 - 10:23 PM

Jon Niese suffered his 10th loss of the season, allowing three runs over 7 1/3 innings as the Mets fell to the Braves on Thursday.

Niese had been struggling in the second half following his return from the disabled list, posting a 4.63 ERA in his last seven starts entering Thursday's outing. The Braves tallied nine hits and a walk, but were only able to push across the three runs, two of which scored in the eighth. Niese also struck out five on the evening. The lefty has a 3.48 ERA, a 1.30 WHIP, and a 111/43 K/BB ratio, which he'll take into Tuesday's road start against the Marlins.
Aug 28 - 9:51 PM


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