he Mets have stumbled to a 45-50 record at the All-Star break.
Mets general manager Sandy Alderson believes the 2014 season is about a diametric change in the perception of the franchise.
Washington and Atlanta are the favorites to prevail in the NL East.
Mets begin quest for first playoff appearance in seven years
David Wright, who hasn’t played since Aug. 2 with a strained right hamstring, is expected to come off the DL on Friday.
Terry Collins, 64, is in the last year of his contract and there has been much speculation whether the organization will bring him back for next season.
David Wright has not written off returning to the Mets prior to the conclusion of the 2013 season.
The Mets fell to 44-53 and are 11 games back of the Braves in the division.
It was a day for power in Queens as Matt Harvey blew 99-mph heat past the Phillies for seven innings.
The Yankees’ closer was named the Most Valuable Player of the 84th annual All-Star Game following the American League’s 3-0 win over the National League.