The Mets (30-32, 5.0 GB in NL East) go for their third win in a row as they welcome the Colorado Rockies (32-29, 10.0 GB in NL West) to Citi Field on Friday at 7:10 p.m. on SNY.
Mickey Callaway said prior to Friday's game that Robinson Cano is not be placed on the Injured List yet, and that Cano could be available off the bench late in the game. ... The Mets have now won 11 of their last 13 games at Citi Field. Their overall .630 home winning percentage is fourth-best in the National League. ... The Mets have scored 116 runs in the seventh inning or later this season, the most in the NL.
|Raimel Tapia, LF||Jeff McNeil, 2B|
|Trevor Story, SS||Pete Alonso, 1B|
|David Dahl, RF||Michael Conforto, RF|
|Nolan Arenado, 3B||Dominic Smith, LF|
|Daniel Murphy, 1B||Wilson Ramos, C|
|Ian Desmond, CF||Todd Frazier, 3B|
|Brendan Rogers, 2B||Amed Rosario, SS|
|Tony Wolters, C||Juan Lagares, CF|
|Antonio Senzatela, RHP||Jacob deGrom, RHP|
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Who is starting for the Mets?
RHP Jacob deGrom (3-5, 3.49 ERA), who is coming off of a 6.2-inning performance against Arizona his last time out, before he was pulled from the game because of a cramp in his hip. ... deGrom is 4-0 with a 1.02 ERA in six career starts against the Rockies.
Who is starting for the Rockies?
RHP Antonio Senzetela (4-4, 5.33 ERA), who earned a win his last time out against Toronto, allowing one earned run over six innings. ... The righty has never started against the Mets, though he does have a relief appearance against them, throwing three scoreless frames against the Mets in August 2017.
The Mets and Rockies play their second of three games on Saturday at 7:15 p.m. Steven Matz (4-4, 3.97 ERA) goes for the Mets against Rockies' righty Jon Gray (5-4, 4.11 ERA).