The Mets (61-59, 10.0 GB in NL East, 3.0 GB in Wild Card) wrap up a three-game series against the Atlanta Braves (72-50, 6.0 GA in NL East) on Thursday night at 7:20 p.m. at SunTrust Park.
The Mets have lost three straight games, but have still won 15 of their last 19. ... The Braves have taken eight of their last 10 matchups with the Mets. ... The Mets have not been swept in a three-game series by the Braves since May 1-3, 2018. ... Wilson Ramos is on a nine-game hitting streak, batting .400 with 10 RBI during the stretch.
|Ronald Acuna Jr., LF||Amed Rosario, SS|
|Ozzie Albies, 2B||Joe Panik, 2B|
|Freddie Freeman, 1B||Pete Alonso, 1B|
|Josh Donaldson, 3B||Michael Conforto, RF|
|Brian McCann, C||Wilson Ramos, C|
|Ender Inciarte, CF||JD Davis, LF|
|Johan Camargo, SS||Todd Frazier, 3B|
|Matt Joyce, RF||Juan Lagares, CF|
|Julio Teheran, RHP||Marcus Stroman, RHP|
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Who is starting for the Mets?
RHP Marcus Stroman (6-11, 3.20 ERA), who will be making his third start in a Mets uniform. ... In his last outing, Stroman got off to an electric start and ended up striking out a season-high nine batters in six innings against the Nationals. ... The right-hander has allowed seven earned runs in 10.1 innings as a Met.
Who is starting for the Braves?
RHP Julio Teheran (7-7, 3.35 ERA), who pitched seven innings of one-run ball in his last start against Miami, allowing just five hits and striking out seven. ... The right-hander last faced the Mets on June 29, allowing two earned runs over 3.1 innings. ... Teheran has not allowed more than three earned runs in a start since June 24, when he allowed seven runs in 4.0 innings against the Cubs.
The Mets head to Kansas City next for a three-game series with the Royals. Noah Syndergaard (8-5, 3.89 ERA) takes the ball against Royals lefty Mike Montgomery (2-5, 5.19 ERA) on Friday night at 8:15 p.m. at Kauffman Stadium.