The Mets (47-51) play the third game of a four-game set with the San Diego Padres (43-57) on Wednesday at Petco Park at 10:10 p.m. on SNY.
Who is starting tonight for the Mets?
LHP Steven Matz (4.67 ERA/4.88 FIP, 1.40 WHIP), who earned a no-decision in his last start against the Athletics. He allowed three runs on nine hits while striking out five and walking none in five innings.
Matz thrives in road starts owning a 2.59 ERA and .216 opponent batting average in 31.1 innings.
Who is starting tonight for the Padres?
Jhoulys Chacin (4.26 ERA/4.38 FIP, 1.29 WHIP), who won his last start against the Reds. He allowed two runs on four hits while striking out four and walking one in six innings.
Chacin is 3-0 in his last four starts posting a 2.23 ERA in that span.
The Mets have won six of their last seven games and 16 of 26...Entering Wednesday, the Mets have 147 home runs, good for fourth in all of baseball...Michael Conforto has hit .326 with five homers and four doubles since the All-Star break...Addison Reed has converted 12 consecutive save opportunities... Yoenis Cespedes has hit four home runs and driven in nine runs in six career games at Petco Park.