The Mets (65-84) finish up their nine-game road trip with a series against the Miami Marlins (69-80) on Monday at 7:10 p.m. ET on SNY at Marlins Park.
Who is starting for the Mets?
RHP Matt Harvey (6.14 ERA/ 6.08 FIP, 1.57 WHIP), who suffered a loss to the Cubs in his last start. he allowed five runs on seven hits while striking out two and walking four in 3 1/3 innings.
Harvey has struggled since returning to the Mets. In three starts, he has a 12.19 ERA where he has only pitched past the fourth inning in one start. He is 2-3 with a 3.56 ERA in his career against the Marlins.
Who is starting for the Braves?
RHP Dan Straily (4.24 ERA/4.50 FIP, 1.26 WHIP), who lost in his last start against the Phillies. He was torched for eight runs on 13 hits (two homers) in six innings.
Straily is much better in home starts this season with a 3.27 ERA and .245 opponent batting avearge compared to a 5.19 ERA in road starts.
The Mets are 5-5 in their last ten games...As a whole, the Mets are hitting .280 this month, which is fourth in the league...Dominic Smith is tied fourth in the NL with 14 RBI this month...Asdrubal Cabrera leads the MLB with a .449 in September...Jose Reyes is hitting .342 with four homers, one triple, five doubles and 14 RBI in his last 22 games. He is also tied eighth in the league with 13 RBI this month.