• Mets rout Phils, take NL Wild Card lead
  • Considering the jagged state of their starting rotation, the Mets were set up for trouble heading into a four-game series against the Phillies this weekend. It would not have taken much for their burgeoning playoff hopes to dim before their eyes.

  • Mets fondly recall Fernandez's 'love for the game'
  • In the hours following Jose Fernandez's death in a boating accident early Sunday morning, the Mets focused their energies not on remembering the pitcher they battled and respected so many times over the past four seasons. They instead recalled the young man who treated their clubhouse staff so sweetly during the 2013 All-Star Game at Citi Field.

  • Gsellman ascending ranks of Mets' rotation
  • Retiring 16 of the final 18 batters he faced in Sunday's game, Robert Gsellman overcame the one weakness he had displayed over his first five starts: a propensity for allowing significant damage his third trip through the batting order.

  • With heavy hearts, Mets and Marlins begin series
  • There will be grief, infinite and untold, for those who walk into Marlins Park on Monday. For those who walk past the makeshift memorials already lining the ballpark. For those who remember Jose Fernandez with their words, their stories, and those who do so with their silence, their deference.

  • Syndergaard feels better, set to start Tuesday
  • Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard reported to Citi Field on Saturday feeling well enough to throw a bullpen session for the first time since falling ill earlier in the week. The club has slated him in to start Tuesday in Miami.

  • Young Mets keep battling with spirited rally
  • For months now, the Mets have patched their rotation with spare parts and bubble gum. And it's worked. New York has played large swaths of the season's second half without Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom and Steven Matz, vaulting back into the postseason race because young pitchers Seth Lugo and Robert Gsellman have been better than expected.

  • Flores' season in jeopardy with injured wrist
  • Mets infielder Wilmer Flores is concerned he may not play again this season due to the wrist injury that has already cost him most of September.

  • Conforto regains late-season swagger with clutch HR
  • Michael Conforto's bat helped push the Mets into the postseason and on to their unlikely World Series run in 2015. One year later, his team is hoping he can push them there again.

  • Collins' bullpen shuffle paying off for Mets
  • No sooner had Terry Collins opted to take his starting pitcher, Gabriel Ynoa, out of the Mets' 10-5 win over the Phillies on Friday than he began weaving a bullpen thread through his mind.

  • Mets win thriller on Cabrera's walk-off homer
  • Ender Inciarte was safely in Miami with the Braves. No one was going to take this win away from the Mets, who needed it so badly. They had to work all night and they had to come back three times, but when it was all over Asdrubal Cabrera's three-run home run off Edubray Ramos in the 11th inning gave them a dramatic 9-8 win over the Phillies Thursday night at Citi Field.

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