The Mets (24-19) continue their three-game series against the Marlins (17-30) on Tuesday night at Citi Field at 7:10.
The Mets have won four straight games and are 5-1 on their current homestand. ... The Mets are 4-0 against the Marlins this year, and have outscored them, 18-9. ... The Mets have 14 come-from-behind wins this season -- the third-most in the majors. ... The Mets have five HR in their last three games and 15 HR in their last 11 games.
|Martin Prado, 3B||Brandon Nimmo, RF|
|J.T. Realmuto, C||Asdrubal Cabrera, 2B|
|Justin Bour, 1B||Wilmer Flores, 1B|
|Starlin Castro, 2B||Michael Conforto, CF|
|Brian Anderson, RF||Jose Bautista, LF|
|Derek Dietrich, LF||Jose Reyes, 3B|
|Miguel Rojas, SS||Tomas Nido, C|
|Lewis Brinson, CF||Zack Wheeler, RHP|
|Caleb Smith, LHP||Amed Rosario, SS|
Who is starting tonight for the Mets?
RHP Zack Wheeler (5.92 ERA/4.60 FIP, 1.55 WHIP in 38.0 innings over seven starts), who allowed six runs on seven hits while walking three and striking out seven in 4.0 innings last Wednesday against the Blue Jays at Citi Field.
Wheeler has a 2.15 ERA and has struck out 55 batters in eight career starts (50.1 innings) against the Marlins. He allowed one run in 7.0 innings against them on April 11 in Miami.
Who is starting tonight for the Marlins?
LHP Caleb Smith (4.22 ERA/3.29 FIP, 1.29 WHIP in 42.2 innings over nine starts), who allowed four runs on two hits while walking four and striking out four in 3.0 innings against the Dodgers last Thursday.
More Mets notes...
Devin Mesoraco has caught 62.0 innings since being acquired by the Mets, and the pitching staff has a 2.03 ERA with him behind the plate. ... Asdrubal Cabrera is fourth in the NL with a .325 batting average and eighth in the NL with a .552 slugging percentage. ... The Mets' bullpen has tossed 13.0 consecutive scoreless innings. ... Michael Conforto is hitting .333 with one double and three HR over his last 10 games. ... Brandon Nimmo's .417 OBP is the seventh-best in the majors.