|1. Curtis Granderson RF||1. Michael Bourn RF|
|2. Daniel Murphy 3B||2. Daniel Castro 2B|
|3. Yoenis Cespedes CF||3. Freddie Freeman 1B|
|4. Lucas Duda 1B||4. Adonis Garcia 3B|
|5. Travis d'Arnaud C||5. A.J. Pierzynski C|
|6. Kelly Johnson 2B||6. Nick Swisher LF|
|7. Michael Conforto LF||7. Cameron Maybin CF|
|8. Wilmer Flores SS||8. Andrelton Simmons SS|
|9. Jon Niese LHP||9. Shelby Miller RHP|
Niese Notes: Allowed three runs (two earned) in six innings in Atlanta during his last start. Has allowed 25 runs over his last 25 2/3 innings (five starts) dating back to August 22. Has gone 1-0 with a 2.04 ERA in three starts (17 2/3 innings) against the Braves so far this season. Over his last seven starts against the Braves, Niese has posted a 2.18 ERA in 45 1/3 innings.
Miller Notes: Has not won a game since May 17, and has gone 0-6 with a 5.56 ERA over his last six starts. Has faced the Mets twice this season, allowing three runs on June 13 as the Braves won and surrendering three runs on September 10 in a Braves loss. In his career against Miller, Lucas Duda is 4-for-10 with a home run and a double.
Mets Notes: Following their eight game winning streak, the Mets have gone 1-4 over their last five games, scoring just 10 runs in the process. The Mets have 10 wins against the Braves so far this season. The most games they've ever won against Atlanta was in 2006, when they beat them 11 times. The Mets have hit 29 home runs over their last 19 games. In 10 1/3 innings since being acquired by the Mets on August 30, Addison Reed has not allowed a run.
Braves Notes: Swept three games from the Phillies over the weekend, winning each contest by the score of 2-1. Have the second-worst run differential (-194) in baseball, better than only Philadelphia (-204)