The Mets (46-51) play the second game of a four-game set with the San Diego Padres (43-56) on Tuesday at Petco Park at 10:10 p.m. on SNY
|Curtis Granderson, CF||Jose Pirela, LF|
|Asdrubal Cabrera, 3B||Carlos Asuaje, 2B|
|Yoenis Cespedes, CF||Wilm Myers, 1B|
|Jay Bruce, RF||Hector Sanchez, C|
|TJ Rivera, 2B||Hunter Renfroe, RF|
|Lucas Duda, 1B||Cory Spangenberg, 3B|
|Jose Reyes, SS||Manuel Margot, CF|
|Travis d'Arnaud, C||Allen Cordoba, SS|
|Seth Lugo, P||Kyle Lloyd, P|
Who is starting tonight for the Mets?
Seth Lugo (4.05 ERA/3.87 FIP, 1.35 WHIP ) who earned a no-decision in his last outing against the Cardinals. He allowed just one run on four hits while striking out five and walking one in 6.2 innings.
Lugo owns a 4.73 ERA while on the road compared to a 3.15 home ERA. He has had a good start to the second half of the season, posting a 2.70 ERA and .220 opponent batting average in 13.1 innings.
Who is starting tonight for the Padres?
Kyle Lloyd makes his major league debut against the Mets tonight after Jhoulys Chacin was scratched from his start. Lloyd has spent the bulk of the season in Double-A, going 7-5 with a 3.71 ERA in 15 starts. He was recently called up to Triple-A, where he went 0-1 with a 5.65 ERA in five starts before being promoted to the big leagues.
Jose Reyes stole his 500th career base last night. He is now one of two active players (Ichiro Suzuki) to reach this milestone...Michael Conforto tied his career high hitting streak (8) last night. He is 13-33 over that span...Chris Flexen will make his big league debut on Thursday. He is 6-1 with a 1.76 between Port St. Lucie and Binghamton this season.