The Mets (57-74) continue their three-game set against the Cincinnati Reds (56-76) at Great American Ball Park on Wednesday at 7:10 p.m.
Who is starting tonight for the Mets?
RHP Rafael Montero (5.64 ERA/4.37 FIP, 1.76 WHIP), who suffered a loss in his last start against the Diamondbacks. He allowed three runs on seven hits while striking out five and walking two in 5 1/3 innings.
Montero has struck out at least five batters in six straight starts as well as nine of his last ten.
Who is starting tonight for the Reds?
RHP Homer Bailey (7.99 ERA/5.54 FIP, 1.97 WHIP), who left his last start Tuesday against the Cubs after three innings due to pain in the back of his right shoulder. He didn't allow a run over that span.
In his last full start against the Cubs as well, Bailey earned a no-decision allowing six runs on seven hits while striking out 10 and walking five over 5 2/3 innings.
The mets are 3-7 in their last 10 games...Dominic Smith has five RBIs in his last seven games...Jose Reyes is 9-for-his-last-17 (.529)...Asdrubal Cabrera has six RBIs in his last five games. He is alos hitting .375 with four runs scored and three doubles in that span.