The Mets (53-67) play the second game of a three-game series against the Miami Marlins (59-61) at Citi Field on Saturday at 7:10 p.m.
|Brandon Nimmo, CF||Dee Gordon, 2B|
|Asdrubal Cabrera, 2B||Giancarlo Stanton, RF|
|Yoenis Cespedes, LF||Christian Yelich, CF|
|Michael Conforto, RF||Marcell Ozuna, LF|
|Wilmer Flores, 3B||J.T. Realmuto, C|
|Dominic Smith, 1B||Derek Dietrich, 3B|
|Amed Rosario, SS||Tyler Moore, 1B|
|Kevin Plawecki, C||Miguel Rojas, SS|
|Rafael Montero, P||Vance Worley, P|
Who is starting today for the Mets?
Rafael Montero (1-8, 5.80 ERA), who earned a no-decision in his last start against the Yankees. He allowed two runs on five hits while striking out six and walking two in six innings.
Montero has not earned a win since July 2 when he faced the Giants. He has made one start against the Marlins this season, earning a no-decision. He has a 7.56 ERA against them this year.
Who is starting today for the Marlins?
Vance Worley (1-1, 4.56 ERA), who earned a no-decision in his last start against the Rockies. He allowed three runs on eight hits in four innings.
Worley has had a good August as he owns a 2.12 ERA with a .258 opponent batting average in 17 innings. Since the All-Star break, he has a 3.60 ERA in 25 innings.
Curtis Granderson was traded to the Dodgers for a player to be named later or cash considerations. LHP Tommy Milone took his spot on the roster...Rene Rivera was claimed off waivers by the Cubs. Kevin Plawecki will take his spot on the roster...Asdrubal Cabrera has at least one hit in eight of his last nine games.