The Mets look to win consecutive games for the first time since July 7 when they meet the Padres in the rubber game of the series at Citi Field Sunday afternoon. The Mets are 2 1/2 games out of a wild card berth. The game is on WPIX-TV11.
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|Travis Jankowski, CF||Jose Reyes, SS|
|Wil Myers, 1B||Ty Kelly, LF|
|Yangervis Solarte, 3B||Neil Walker, 2B|
|Alex Dickerson, LF||Jay Bruce, RF|
|Jabari Blash, RF||Wilmer Flores, 1B|
|Alexei Ramirez, SS||T.J. Rivera, 3B|
|Derek Norris, C||Alejandro De Aza, CF|
|Adam Rosales, 2B||Rene Rivera, C|
|Clayton Richard, LHP||Steven Matz, LHP|
When and Where: 1:10 p.m. from Citi Field
Who's Pitching for the Mets: LHP Steven Matz (8-8, 3.60 ERA) threw a career-high 120 pitches in his last start. He is 1-7 with a 4.42 ERA since May 31.
Who's Pitching for the Padres: RHP Clayton Richard (1-1, 6.46 with Cubs and Padres) Richard allowed one run in 1 1/3 innings over two relief appearances before moving into the rotation for the Padres. He made 25 relief appearances with the Cubs before being designated for assignment on July 26.