The Mets (13-4) open a four-game series with the Braves (10-7) in Atlanta on Thursday night on SNY at 7:35.
The Mets are opening a season high-tying 10-game road trip that will take them through Atlanta, St. Louis, and San Diego. ... The Mets are 9-2 against NL East opponents this season. ... The Mets have eight come-from-behind wins this season -- the most in the majors. ... Asdrubal Cabrera's .612 slugging percentage is sixth in the NL. ... Todd Frazier is seventh in the NL with a .438 OBP.
|Michael Conforto, CF||Ender Inciarte, CF|
|Yoenis Cespedes, LF||Ozzie Albies, 2B|
|Asdrubal Cabrera, 2B||Freddie Freeman, 1B|
|Jay Bruce, RF||Nick Markakis, RF|
|Todd Frazier, 3B||Kurt Suzuki, C|
|Adrian Gonzalez, 1B||Preston Tucker, LF|
|Jose Lobaton, C||Dansby Swanson, SS|
|Matt Harvey, RHP||Ryan Flaherty, 3B|
|Amed Rosario, SS||Matt Wisler, RHP|
Who is starting tonight for the Mets?
RHP Matt Harvey (4.80 ERA/4.77 FIP, 1.40 WHIP in 15.0 innings over three starts), who allowed four runs on eight hits while walking one and striking out six in 5.0 innings last Saturday against the Brewers.
Harvey has a 3.60 ERA in 35 innings (six starts) against the Braves in Atlanta during his career. ... Harvey last faced the Braves on June 7, 2017 at SunTrust Park in Atlanta, hurling 5.0 scoreless innings while allowing four hits, walking two, and striking out three. ... Since the start of the 2017 season, Harvey has held opposing batters to a .203 batting average with runners in scoring position.
Who is starting tonight for the Braves?
RHP Matt Wisler who is making his first start of the season after opening the year with the Braves' Triple-A affiliate.
Wisler had an 8.35 ERA/5.20 FIP and 1,73 WHIP while striking out 6.12 batters per 9.0 in 32.1 innings pitched for the Braves last season.
More Mets notes...
Mets center fielders have combined to post a .431 OBP -- the best mark in the majors. ... The Mets' bullpen is fourth in the majors with a 2.56 ERA. ... Michael Conforto has reached base safely in all 12 games he's played in this season. ... On today's date in 1964, the Mets posted their first-ever win at Shea Stadium.