NEW YORK --FIRST PITCH: Yoenis Cespedes is poised to make his New York Mets debut as Citi Field finally is buzzing.Cespedes, acquired at the trade deadline from the Detroit Tigers for minor league right-handers Michael Fulmer and Luis Cessa, is expected to start in left field as the Mets continue a series against the division-leading Washington Nationals at 7:10 p.
Two days after a trade involving Wilmer Flores fell through, the shortstop hit a walk-off homer to move the Mets to within two games of first place.
The way the Mets and Nationals pitched, this felt like a September game. A couple of at-bats made for a great ending. We break down the key moments.
Does Hansel Robles' sliding stop and throw from the ground top Omar Infante's flip to Alcides Escobar? Vote at @BBTN, using #WebGems.
Wilmer Flores hit a walk-off home run in the 12th inning as the Mets climbed to within two games of the NL East lead.
Matt Oberste's three-run home run highlighted a six-run third inning in St. Lucie's Game 2 victory.
Flores wraps wild two days with walkoff
Saluted all night by a Citi Field crowd appreciative of his desire to remain with the organization, Wilmer Flores delivered a storybook finish to cap a wacky stretch. 'You can’t write that'
The New York Mets' Michael Cuddyer, out with a bone bruise below his left knee cap, is expected to begin rehab games early next week.
New fan favorite Wilmer Flores hit a leadoff homer in the 12th inning to give the New York Mets a 2-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Friday night in the opener of a pivotal series betwe
Final: Mets 2, Nationals 1
Wilmer Flores thought he was traded to the Brewers Wednesday night. The Mets are happy he's still at Citi Field after he hit a walk-off homer in the 12th to beat the Nationals. Box score
The New York Mets addressed a need with the acquisition of outfielder Yoenis Cespedes from the Detroit Tigers, but at what cost?
The new Mets left fielder brings something his team was lacking.
With the New York Mets in playoff contention, the team addressed multiple needs, including landing a slugger in Yoenis Cespedes.
ESPN Deportes' Marly Rivera spoke with Yoenis Cespedes after the trade with the New York Mets became official Friday.
Cespedes: Tigers trading me not 'smart'
New Met Yoenis Cespedes told ESPN Deportes' Marly Rivera that he found out about the move via TV and said about the Tigers: "I don’t think it was a good decision to throw in the towel this early. There’s still a lot of baseball to be played. But I know this is a business, and I am sure they know what they’re doing." 'I feel no pressure'
Matt Harvey rolling through Nationals
The Mets' starter has needed just 57 pitches to get through 5 perfect innings at Citi Field. Harvey has 6 strikeouts, the most he has recorded in a start since July 11. Follow live
Mets' deadline drama ends with 'W'
Wilmer Flores—and Mets fans—had a roller coaster week. In the end, acquiring Yoenis Cespedes without sacrificing Zack Wheeler is a win for New York. Trade deadline winners and losers
No trade good for Wheeler owners
From a fantasy perspective, Zack Wheeler staying with the Mets is great news. When the right-hander returns from his elbow injury, he'll do so with pitcher-friendly Citi Field still as his home park. Deadline fantasy winners, losers (Insider)
NL East showdown begins
The Nationals start a three-game series in New York tonight, looking to extend their three-game lead over the Mets in the NL East. New York stole the show at the trade deadline by getting OF Yoenis Cespedes.
The Mets enter their weekend series trailing the Nats by three games for the top spot in the NL East.
Eric Karabell examines the trades that helped fantasy owners this week, and those that did not.
After a week that saw a good deal of movement, we sort out who made the most of the deadline and who didn't do enough.
Mets vs Nationals
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