The Mets (57-73) continue their road trip as they begin a three-game set against the Cincinnati Reds (55-76) at Great American Ball Park on Tuesday at 7:10 p.m.
Who is starting tonight for the Mets?
RHP Chris Flexen (5.79 ERA/6.91 FIP, 1.93 WHIP), who won his last start against the Diamondbacks. He allowed two runs on six hits while striking out five and walking four in six innings.
It was Flexen's third straight start where he walked four batters. However, his six-inning perfomance was his longest this season as he seems to be settling in.
Who is starting today for the Reds?
RHP Sal Romano (4.96 ERA/4.78 FIP, 1.54 WHIP), who earned a no-decision in his last start against the Cubs. He allowed two runs on six hits while striking out seven and walking three in seven innings.
At home this season, Romano has a 5.54 ERA with a .262 opponent batting average.
The Mets have won 14 straight games against the Reds dating back to Sept. 7, 2014...The Mets' 109 road homers this season is the most in the majors and the most in team history...Juan Lagares has multi-hit games in three of his last four games (7-for-19)...Brandon Nimmo is hitting .286 with a homer and three RBIs since August 17.