The Mets (35-42) finish their three-game series against the Miami Marlins (35-41) at Marlins Park in Miami on Thursday at 7:10 p.m. on SNY.
New York won Game 2 of the series, 8-0, as LHP Steven Matz picked up his second win of the season, allowing no runs on six hits in seven innings. Asdrubel Cabrera went 2-for-3 with a home run and two RBI. Curtis Granderson also notched a homer going 1-for-4 with two runs scored as well.
Who is starting tonight for the Mets?
RHP Seth Lugo (3.72 ERA/4.38 FIP, 1.40 WHIP) who will make his fourth start since returning from the DL. He notched a win in his last outing against the Giants allowoing four runs on seven hits in 5.2 innings.
Lugo has a 2-0 record with a 3.55 ERA in three starts against Miami in his career. His last win against the Marlins dates back to Sept. 28 where he went 5.1 innings allowing two runs on five hits.
Who is starting tonight for the Marlins?
RHP Jose Urena (3.33 ERA/5.04 FIP, 1.25 WHIP) who won his last start against the Cubs at home. He didn't allow a run on five hits in six innings.
Urena has given up only three runs in his last three starts. In five June starts, he owns a 3.62 ERA in 27.1 innings.
The Mets have at least one home run in 33 of their 37 road games this season.
Granderson has homered in three straight contests, and has five in his last seven...Cabrera is hitting .476 with two doubles, a homer, and a .560 on-base percentage since returning from the DL...Yoenis Cespedes is hitting .298 with five homers and 17 RBI in 23 games at Marlins Park.