|1. Curtis Granderson (L) RF||1. Jace Peterson (L) 2B|
|2. Juan Lagares (R) CF||2. Cameron Maybin (R) CF|
|3. Michael Cuddyer (R) 1B||3. Freddie Freeman (L) 1B|
|4. Wilmer Flores (R) SS||4. Nick Markakis (L) RF|
|5. John Mayberry Jr. (R) LF||5. Juan Uribe (R) 3B|
|6. Dilson Herrera (R) 2B||6. A.J. Pierzynski (L) C|
|7. Eric Campbell (R) 3B||7. Jonny Gomes (R) LF|
|8. Anthony Recker (R) C||8. Andrelton Simmons (R) SS|
|9. Bartolo Colon (R) P||9. Alex Wood (R) P|
Game 62: Braves at Mets on SNY at 7 p.m. ETThe Mets (32-29) and Braves (29-31) begin a three-game series Friday night at Citi Field.
Bartolo Colon (8-4, 4.52 ERA) will be on the mound for the Mets against Alex Wood (4-3, 3.36 ERA) of the Braves at 7:10 p.m.
Colon Notes: Colon is tied for third in the majors with eight wins this season. Two of those wins came against the Braves earlier this season as Colon tries to make it 3-for-3 tonight. Colon has received a decision in each of his last 24 starts, one shy of Dwight Gooden’s franchise record of 25 straight. He is also tied for the major league lead among pitchers with three RBI at the plate.
Wood Notes: Wood is 0-2 with a 4.09 ERA in six career starts against the Mets. He is 4-0 with a 2.15 ERA in seven games on the road this season. Wood last pitched against the Mets on April 12 where he allowed three runs in 6 2/3 innings in a losing effort.
Mets Notes: After losing their first two games against the Braves this season, the Mets have won four straight. The Mets’ .656 (21-11) divisional winning percentage is the second-best among in the majors. Lucas Duda is hitting .345 with four home runs vs. lefthanders this year. Michael Cuddyer, who provided the game winning single last night, is batting .382 with seven RBIs in his last nine home games.
Braves Notes: Freddie Freeman is batting .390 with five home runs and 12 RBIs in his last 11 games. Atlanta used all of their available relief pitchers last night in an 11-inning loss to the Padres. The Braves have a chance to leapfrog the Mets in the standings with a series sweep this weekend.