The Mets (65-86) close out their three-game series with the Miami Marlins (71-80) on Wednesday at 1:10 p.m. ET at Marlins Park.
Who is starting for the Mets?
RHP Rafael Montero (5.08 ERA/ 4.16 FIP, 1.70 WHIP), who was tagged with the loss in his last start against the Braves, surrendering three runs on seven hits and two walks in 4 2/3 innings.
In his career appearances (four starts) against the Marlins, Montero holds a 3.58 ERA and 1.88 WHIP across 27 2/3 innings.
Who is starting for the Marlins?
RHP Jose Urena (3.62 ERA/5.05 FIP, 1.23 WHIP), who has already set a new career high with 25 starts this season. In three starts in September, the right-hander has a 2.00 ERA and 1.17 WHIP.
In 15 outings (12 starts) at Marlins Park this season, Urena holds 4-5 record and a 3.17 ERA.
The Mets are 3-7 over their last 10 games... Heading into today's game the Mets are 14-29 in day games this year...Nori Aoki has reached safely in all 16 games he's played with the Mets... Jose Reyes is hitting .356 with 11 extra-base hits and 16 RBIs during his last 24 games... Since August 1, Brandon Nimmo has a .394 OBP -- good for second among rookies in that span.