The Mets (63-82) play the second game of a three-game series with the Chicago Cubs (79-66) at Wrigley Field on Wednesday at 8:05 p.m. on SNY.
Who is starting today for the Mets?
RHP Seth Lugo (4.64 ERA/4.01 FIP/1.39 WHIP ), who defeated the Reds in his last start after throwing four scoreless innings at Citi Field last Friday.
Lugo has never made a start against the Cubs but has thrown two relief appearances, pitching four scoreless innings with three strikeouts
Who is starting today for the Cubs?
RHP Jen-Ho Tseng, who was is making his major league debut on Wednesday. The right-hander was named the team's Minor League Pitcher of the Year after going 13-4 with a 2.54 ERA in 24 starts between Double-A and Triple-A this season.
The Mets lead the NL and are tied for fourth in the majors with 209 home runs. ... Asdrubal Cabrera is batting .410 in September. ... Amed Rosario is hitting .313 over his last 19 games.