The Mets are 2.5 games out of a playoff spot with five games to go, and will need a small miracle to make it to October.
Here's what happened in Mets Land on Tuesday, in case you missed it, and what's on tap for Wednesday...
- Seth Lugo fired 6.1 strong innings before departing. The Mets' bullpen took it from there, with Chasen Shreve striking out the side in the eighth and Edwin Diaz working a scoreless ninth >> Read more
- Pete Alonso hit a rocket of a homer to right field and added an RBI single to left as he started to break out of his slump >> Read more
- With his return looking likely, here are Sandy Alderson's top 5 accomplishments as GM of the Mets >> Watch here
- This MLB-wide offensive stat could bolster Jacob deGrom's chances of winning the Cy Young >> Read more
WHAT'S ON TAP
The Mets wrap up their three-game series against the Rays on Wednesday night at Citi Field, with coverage on SNY beginning at 6:30 p.m. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10.