The Mets (31-38) play Game 2 of a four-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers (45-26) at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday at 10:10 p.m. on SNY.
The Mets lost the first game of the series, 10-6, as RHP Zack Wheeler was hit hard for his second consecutive start. He let up seven runs on eight hits, including three homers in two innings.
Who is starting tonight for the Mets?
RHP Robert Gsellman (5.29 ERA/ 4.85 FIP, 1.54 WHIP) who took the loss in his last start against the Nationals. He allowed a career-high seven runs on 11 hits in five innings. Gsellman had won his previous three starts.
Gsellman owns a 6.33 ERA in road starts this season.
Who is starting tonight for the Dodgers?
RHP Brandon McCarthy (3.14 ERA/3.19 FIP, 1.10 WHIP) who earned a no-decision in his last outing against the Indians. He allowed just one run on three hits in 5.1 innings pitched.
Opposing batters are hitting .197 against McCarthy when he pitches at Dodgers Stadium. With the Mets be a team that likes the long ball, McCarthy has allowed a mere four homers in 11 starts this season.
The Mets became the first team to ever hit four homers off Dodgers' ace Clayton Kershaw in a single game.
Jose Reyes is now ninth on the Mets' all-time RBI list (471) after securing two RBI on two solo homers last night...Gavin Cecchini hit his first major league home run last night...Asdrubel Cabrera is scheduled to play for St. Lucie tonight in a rehab game at Daytona.