The Mets (43-51, 5.5 GB for second Wild Card spot) continue their series with the Twins (58-35, 5.0 GA in AL Central) in a Wednesday matinee at 1:10 p.m. at Target Field.
The Mets are now 4-0 all-time at Target Field after their win last night. Overall, the team is 20-35 on the road this season. ...Robinson Cano is hitting .370 with two homers, a double, five RBI and five runs scored over his last 13 games. ...Michael Conforto went 4-for-4 with an RBI and run scored last night. Since the All-Star break, he's 6-for-16 with RBI. ...Jeff McNeil is hitting .364 with five homers, 23 RBI and 25 runs scored on the road this season.
|Jeff McNeil, RF||Mitch Garver, C|
|J.D. Davis, LF||Jorge Polanco, SS|
|Pete Alonso, 1B||Nelson Cruz, DH|
|Wilson Ramos, C||Eddie Rosario, LF|
|Robinson Cano, DH||C.J. Cron, 1B|
|Todd Frazier, 3B||Max Kepler, CF|
|Michael Conforto, CF||Marwin Gonzalez, RF|
|Amed Rosario, SS||Miguel Sano, 3B|
|Adeiny Hechavarria, 2B||Luis Arraez, 2B|
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Who is starting for the Mets?
LHP Jason Vargas (4.23 ERA/1.30 WHIP), who took the loss in his last start against the Marlins. He allowed six runs on five hits (two homers) over five innings.
After a solid month of June where he pitched to the tune of a 2.70 ERA, Vargas owns a 7.84 ERA in two July starts thus far.
Who is starting for the Twins?
LHP Martin Perez (4.26 ERA/1.37 WHIP), who had a decent outing against the Rangers last time out. He allowed four runs on seven hits while walking two and striking out three over six innings. It helped that the Twins scored 15 runs that game as well.
The Mets begin a four-game set with the Giants on Thursday at 9:45 p.m.