The Mets (82-75, 5.0 GB for second Wild Card) continue their final homestand of the season as they face the Marlins (55-102) on Wednesday at 7:10 p.m. on SNY.
Following Tuesday's win, the Mets now have 21 wins on the season that have come in their final at-bat, the second most in the majors. ... The Mets have clinched a winning record for the first time since they went 87-75 in 2016. ... Michael Conforto, who is hitting clean-up tonight, recorded his sixth career two-homer game on Tuesday. ... Jacob deGrom aims to become just the third Mets pitcher ever to post consecutive 250-strikeout seasons... With two more strikeouts, he would join Tom Seaver (1970-1971) and Dwight Gooden (1984-1985).
|Jon Berti, CF||Brandon Nimmo, CF|
|Miguel Rojas, SS||Jeff McNeil, LF|
|Neil Walker, 1B||Pete Alonso, 1B|
|Starlin Castro, 3B||Michael Conforto, RF|
|Jorge Alfaro, C||Wilson Ramos, C|
|Isan Diaz, 2B||Robinson Cano, 2B|
|Austin Dean, LF||Todd Frazier, 3B|
|Lewis Brinson, RF||Amed Rosario, SS|
|Robert Dugger, RHP||Jacob deGrom, RHP|
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Who is starting for the Mets?
RHP Jacob deGrom (10-8, 2.51 ERA), who will be making his final start of the regular season, looking to secure his second-straight Cy Young award. ... In his last three starts, deGrom has allowed just one earned run on 10 hits over 21.0 innings, striking out 28 hitters while walking just one. ... DeGrom leads the majors with a 1.99 ERA since May 22. ... In 170 career starts, deGrom has allowed one run or less 79 times.
Who is starting for the Marlins?
RHP Robert Dugger (0-3, 4.45 ERA), who is making his sixth start of the season for the Marlins. ... In his last start, the right-hander allowed four earned runs on just three hits over 5.0 innings against the Nats. ... Dugger made his first start of the season against the Mets on August 5, allowing six earned runs over 5.0 innings.
The Mets round out their four-game series with the Marlins on Thursday at Citi Field. Zack Wheeler (11-7, 3.99 ERA) will make his final start of the season, and perhaps final as a Met, against Marlins righty Jordan Yamamoto (4-5, 4.83 ERA) with first pitch set for 7:10 on SNY.