Following Tuesday's disheartening 9-3 loss to the Giants, the Mets and Giants face off in the second game of their three-game set on Wednesday at 7:10 p.m. on SNY.
Robinson Cano makes his return to the Mets' lineup on Wednesday. He'd been on the Injured List since May 22nd due to a strained left quad. ... Despite Tuesday's loss, the Mets have still won nine of their last 11 games at Citi Field and are 15-10 overall at home this season. ... The Mets have homered in 11-straight home games, tied for the longest streak in Citi Field history. ... Pete Alonso has hit eight home runs in his last 17 games.
|Joe Panik, 2B||Jeff McNeil, LF|
|Donovan Solano, SS||Pete Alonso, 1B|
|Austin Tyler, LF||Robinson Cano, 2B|
|Evan Longoria, 3B||Michael Conforto, RF|
|Brandon Belt, 1B||Wilson Ramos, C|
|Kevin Pillar, CF||Todd Frazier, 3B|
|Aramis Garcia, C||Amed Rosario, SS|
|Mike Yastrzemski, RF||Calos Gómez, CF|
|Tyler Beede, P||Jason Vargas, P|
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Who is starting for the Mets?
LHP Jason Vargas (1-3, 4.46 ERA), who is coming off of one his best starts in a Mets uniform. ... Last time out against the Dodgers, Vargas pitched seven innings while allowing just one run to the potent Dodgers lineup. ... In five career starts against the Giants, Vargas has a 2-1 record with a 2.12 ERA.
Who is starting for the Giants?
RHP Tyler Beede (0-1, 7.82 ERA), who pitched a season-high six innings his last time out against Miami. ... Beede has appeared as both a starter and reliever for the Giants this season, and he'll be making his third start of the season on Wednesday. ... The 26-year-old has given up at least one earned run in all four of his appearances in 2019.
The Mets finish their three-game set with the Giants on Thursday afternoon. Zack Wheeler (5-3, 4.68 ERA) squares off against Giants RHP Shaun Anderson (1-1, 4.09 ERA) at 12:10 p.m. on SNY.