Bobby Parnell allowed a grand slam to take the loss in Saturday’s game against the Cubs.
The Journal News columnist Phil Reisman writes about how the Mets’ season is a metaphor for corporate greed and sloppy management.
The Journal News Yankees beat writer Peter Abraham writes about how the Mets are one big mess right now.
The good news is the Mets avoided a sweep Sunday at Wrigley Field against the Cubs when Nelson Figueroa took the mound and pitched seven-plus strong innings, allowing one run and striking out 10. Read the roundup.
Mets.com reports the Mets might wait to add players to their 40-man roster until Sept. 7 after the Minor League season is over. Otherwise, there might not be enough players to keep a full Triple-A team since a lot of them are on the Mets’ big league roster.
David Wright should rejoin the Mets’ active roster on Tuesday night against Colorado, perhaps with the new batting helmet.