New York Mets

Lugo to face Tseng, who makes debut in finale
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Jen-Ho Tseng thought he was coming to Wrigley Field this week to accept a Minor League award. Instead, he found himself smack in the middle of a pennant race, scheduled to make his big league debut Thursday as the Cubs eye a sweep of the Mets at Wrigley Field.

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Harvey looks to slow Cubs in 3rd start off DL
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As the first-place Cubs look to solidify their standing in the NL Central, they’ll need to take advantage of an unknown quantity Wednesday night in Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey. Left-hander Jon Lester will take the mound for Chicago.

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Gsellman unable to straighten out mechanics
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Robert Gsellman walked five batters, allowed five hits and served up four runs in four innings of the Mets’ 8-3 loss to the Cubs on Tuesday night at Wrigley Field.

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Mets fade at Wrigley as Gsellman falters
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If the Cubs are going to repeat as National League Central champs, they need Kris Bryant, and he hit his first home run of September, a three-run shot in the fourth inning, and 26th of the season to spark an 8-3 victory over the Mets on Tuesday night.

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Mets get pitcher to complete Walker swap
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The Brewers sent Minor League right-hander Eric Hanhold to the Mets on Tuesday to complete the Aug. 12 trade that brought veteran infielder Neil Walker to Milwaukee for a player to be named and cash.

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Mets add catcher Nido, team's No. 11 prospect
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The Mets added another September callup to their roster on Tuesday, promoting No. 11 prospect Tomas Nido from Double-A Binghamton. Nido, who was already on the Mets’ 40-man roster, gives them a third catcher to back up Travis d’Arnaud and Kevin Plawecki down the stretch.

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Mets announce 2018 season schedule
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If the Mets plan to return to contention next season, the month of June may make or break their season. Key matchups with the Cubs, Yankees and Dodgers await at Citi Field, according to the 2018 schedule released Tuesday.

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LIVE Color Feed: Mets vs. Cubs
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Video highlights, Statcast info, analysis, tweets, key updates, the latest news and more from the Gameday Color Feed.

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Inbox: Has Nimmo earned spot with Mets in '18?
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As the season winds down, roster issues continue to take center stage in Flushing. Several players in particular have a lot on the line in September. This week’s Mets Inbox takes a look at some of their situations.

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Gsellman gets nod in series opener vs. Cubs
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The Cubs will look to bolster their slim lead in the National League Central race on Tuesday against the Mets in the first game of a three-game set in Chicago.

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Familia stumbles after pitching 2nd straight day
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When Jeurys Familia returned from right shoulder surgery last month, the Mets announced their intentions to ease him back into the closer’s role. More than two weeks into his return, Familia still has not reclaimed his old role.

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Bullpen can't hold after deGrom's 10-K outing
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Hoping to salvage something from a four-game series at Citi Field, which manager Bryan Price called a “house of horrors” for his team over the years, the Reds escaped Sunday with a come-from-behind, 10-5 win over the Mets thanks to a controversial ruling at home plate.

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