|1. Curtis Granderson RF||1. Brandon Phillips 2B|
|2. Ruben Tejada 3B||2. Joey Votto 1B|
|3. Lucas Duda 1B||3. Todd Frazier 3B|
|4. Michael Cuddyer LF||4. Jay Bruce RF|
|5. Wilmer Flores SS||5. Brayan Pena C|
|6. Juan Lageres CF||6. Eugenio Suarez SS|
|7. Kevin Plawecki C||7. Chris Dominguez LF|
|8. Noah Syndergaard RHP||8. Johnny Cueto RHP|
|9. Dilson Herrera 2B||9. Billy Hamilton CF|
Game 75: Mets vs Reds on SNY at 7:10 p.m. ETThe Mets (37-37) open a three-game series against the Reds (34-37) at Citi Field on Friday at 7:10 p.m. on SNY.
Noah Syndergaard (2-4, 4.03 ERA) gets the start for the Mets. He’ll be opposed by Johnny Cueto (4-4, 2.98 ERA) for Cincinnati.
Syndergaard Notes: Syndergaard has 48 strikeouts through the first eight starts of his career. Only Dwight Gooden, Nolan Ryan and Matt Harvey had more for the Mets through their first eight starts. In four starts throughout the month of June, Syndergaard is 0-2 with a 6.75 ERA. But he has fared much better at home this season going 2-1 with a 2.13 ERA at Citi Field.
Cueto Notes: Cueto has struggled on the road this year going 2-3 with a 4.01 ERA in seven starts. He is pitching on extra rest after the Reds skipped his last start due to right elbow stiffness. In five career starts against the Mets, Cueto is 2-2 with a 5.02 ERA
Mets Notes: Yesterdays 2-0 over the brewers snapped a season-high seven-game losing streak. The Mets are 26-11 at Citi Field which is tied with the 1988 and 2010 clubs for the second-best start at home in team history. Curtis Granderson is 8 for 18 over his last five games with three home runs. Kevin Plawecki is hitting .290 with four RBI in 12 games during the month of June.
Reds Notes: The Reds have won six of their last eight games. Todd Frazier is batting .324 with six home runs and 13 RBIs over his last eight games. Billy Hamilton leads the majors with 31 stolen bases. Brandon Phillips has hit safely in each of his 29 career road games against the Mets.