The Mets (28-38) will continue their series with the Diamondbacks (39-30) at Chase Field on Saturday at 10:10 p.m. on SNY.
The Mets are 1-12 in their last 13 games and have lost 17 of their last 20 games... The Mets have suffered four straight losses to begin their current road trip. The Mets have generated just 16 runs in the last 104 innings of play... They have not scored more than three runs in their last 11 games, which is the franchise's longest streak since 1981.
|Amed Rosario, SS||Jon Jay, RF|
|Asdrubal Cabrera, 2B||Nick Ahmed, SS|
|Todd Frazier, 3B||Paul Goldschmidt, 1B|
|Wilmer Flores, 1B||John Ryan Murphy, C|
|Brandon Nimmo, RF||David Peralta, LF|
|Devin Mesoraco, C||Ketel Marte, 2B|
|Michael Conforto, CF||Chris Owings, CF|
|Jose Bautista, LF||Deven Marerro, 3B|
|Steven Matz, LHP||Patrick Corbin, LHP|
Who is starting tonight for the Mets?
LHP Steven Matz (3.53/5.32 FIP, 1.261 WHIP in 58.2 innings over 12 starts), who has a 1.61 ERA in five starts on the road this season. He allowed three runs in six innings against the Yankees last Saturday and allowed home runs for the first time since May 19.
Matz, wo has yet to play at Chase Field, allowed four runs on six hits in four innings against the D-Backs at Citi Field on May 9. The 27-year-old left-hander has a 5.40 ERA in 10 innings against the D-Backs in his career.
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Who is starting tonight for the Diamondbacks?
LHP Patrick Corbin (3.21 ERA/3.02 FIP, 1.000 WHIP in 87 innings over 14 starts), who allowed five runs in 5 1/3 innings against the Pirates his last time out. Corbin pitched well through the first four innings before struggling in the fifth in what was his shortest outing since May 19. The left-hander has 110 strikeouts so far this season.
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More Mets notes...
Dominic Smith hit his 10th home run of his career on Friday night in his 55th game, becoming the fifth-quickest Met to hit reach 10 home runs. He joins Ron Swoboda, David Wright, Mike Jacobs, and Benny Agbayani... Smith has hit in three of four games since being promoted from Triple-A Las Vegas on June 12.
Brandon Nimmo has 15 extra-base in his last 22 games and has hit a career-high nine homers. Amed Rosario has hit half of his eight career homers against the D-Backs and has tallied six career RBI against them -- the most he has hit against one team.