The Mets (41-47) go for the sweep in the series finale against the Rockies (52-41) on Sunday at 1:10 p.m. ET at Citi Field on SNY.
Who is starting today for the Mets?
Steven Matz (2-2, 3.05 ERA) will try to get back on track after allowing five runs on seven hits against the Cardinals his last time out. He will face the Rockies for the second time in his career. He allowed two runs on 10 hits against the Rockies on July 29, 2016. He has seven wins and a 1.99 ERA in 11 career starts during the day.
Who is starting today for the Rockies?
Jeff Hoffman (5-1, 4.15 ERA) will start for the Rockies. He allowed four runs on seven hits against the White Sox on July 8. He has pitched seven innings in back-to-back starts and has posted a 3.92 ERA in his last three starts. In his most recent start on July 8, he allowed four runs on seven hits against the White Sox.
The Mets have scored a franchise-high 23 home runs in the first two games of the second half. The team has also set a franchise record by scoring eight runs before the start of the fourth inning in consecutive games... The Mets are fourth in the majors with 65 first-inning runs this season.