The Mets aim to bounce back after a 9-5 loss on Monday as Steven Matz takes the hill in the second game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Tuesday at 10:10 p.m. on SNY.
The Mets enter Tuesday's game having lost six straight on the road, but winners in six of their last eight games. Their last five wins have all been come-from-behind wins, including four last at-bat victories. ... Wilson Ramos has reached base safely in his last six games and is batting .381 with 12 runs, four home runs, 13 RBI and seven walks with a 1.160 OPS in his last 14 games. ... Adeiny Hecchavaria is known for his defense, but he's been getting the job done with his bat, too. He has homered in back-to-back games and three of his last four, two of which have been go-ahead blasts. He is hitting .318 with four runs, two doubles, three home runs and eight RBI in his last six games.
|Amed Rosario, SS||Enrique Hernandez, CF|
|J.D. Davis, LF||Justin Turner, 3B|
|Michael Conforto, RF||David Freese, 1B|
|Pete Alonso, 1B||Cody Bellinger, RF|
|Wilson Ramos, C||Chris Taylor LF|
|Todd Frazier, 3B||Max Muncy, 2B|
|Carlos Gomez, CF||Corey Seager, SS|
|Adeiny Hecchavaria, 2B||Will Smith, C|
|Steven Matz, P||Rich Hill, P|
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Who is starting for the Mets?
LHP Steven Matz (3-3, 3.63 ERA), who allowed one run over six innings while striking out seven in his last start against the Nationals. ... Matz has been the Mets' most consistent pitcher of late, allowing three runs or fewer in his last five starts and pitching to a 2.86 ERA in that span.
Who is starting for the Dodgers?
LHP Rich Hill (1-1, 2.67 ERA), who allowed just one run on five hits, two walks and struck out seven over six innings in his last start against the Tampa Bay Rays. ... Hill has not allowed more than three runs in his last four starts and has allowed one run while striking out 17 batters in his last 12 innings pitched.
Noah Syndergaard (3-4, 4.93 ERA) faces Walker Buehler (5-1, 3.58 ERA) in the second game of a four-game series on Tuesday at 10:10 p.m.