The Mets (58-75) play the first game of a doubleheader against the Houston Astros (80-53) at Minute Maid Park on Saturday at 2:10 p.m.
|Jose Reyes, SS||George Springer, DH|
|Brandon Nimmo, LF||Alex Bregman, SS|
|Asdrubal Cabrera, 3B||Jose Altuve, 2B|
|Wilmer Flores, DH||Josh Reddick, RF|
|Travis d'Arnaud, C||Marwin Gonzalez, 1B|
|Amed Rosario, SS||Cameron Maybin, CF|
|Dominic Smith, 1B||J.D. Davis, 3B|
|Travis Taijeron, RF||Juan Centeno, C|
|Juan Lagares, CF||Tony Kemp, LF|
Who is starting today for the Mets?
RHP Matt Harvey (5.25 ERA/6.17 FIP, 1.45 WHIP), who is making his first start with the Mets since June 14. Harvey has spent time on the DL nursing a shoulder injury.
Harvey made four rehab starts -- two with Low-A Gulf Coast and two with Double-A Binghamton. In a total 11 2/3 innings, he allowed eight runs (six earned) on 11 hits while striking out eight and walking three. His longest outing was his latest start which went 4 2/3 innings.
Who is starting today for the Reds?
RHP Charlie Morton (3.88 ERA/3.65 FIP, 1.22 WHIP), who earned a no-decision in his last start against the Angels. He allowed three runs on four hits while striking out five and walking one in five innings.
The Mets are 4-6 in their last 10 games. They are 7-10 vs. the AL this season...Amed Rosario is hitting .261 with two homers and four RBI in his last 12 games...A.J. Ramos is six-for-six in save chances with the Mets this season...Jose Reyes is hitting .440 with four doubles since August 13.