The Mets (48-65) begin a three-game series on the road with the Marlins (47-70) on Saturday night at 7:10 p.m.
The Mets have won four of their last six games. ... Corey Oswalt has worked 5.0 or more innings in four straight
starts and has allowed three runs or fewer in five consecutive starts. ... Jerry Blevins has not allowed a run in his last 6.1 innings. During that span, he's allowed two hits and struck out six.
|Amed Rosario, SS||Rafael Ortega, LF|
|Jeff McNeil, 2B||J.T. Realmuto, C|
|Wilmer Flores, 1B||Starlin Castro, 2B|
|Michael Conforto, LF||Brian Anderson, RF|
|Brandon Nimmo, CF||Derek Dietrich, 1B|
|Todd Frazier, 3B||Martin Prado, 3B|
|Jose Bautista, RF||Miguel Rojas, SS|
|Devin Mesoraco, C||Magneuris Sierra, CF|
|Corey Oswalt, RHP||Dan Straily, RHP|
Who is starting for the Mets?
RHP Cory Oswalt (5.13 ERA/5.41 FIP, 1.25 WHIP in 33.1 innings), who gave up three runs on eight hits in six innings with four strikeouts.
Oswalt has lowered his ERA in each outing since giving up six runs in 2.2 innings on June 29 against the Marlins.
Who is starting for the Marlins?
RHP Dan Straily (4.35 ERA/5.46 FIP, 1.39 WHIP in 93.0 innings), who gave up two runs in 5.1 innings in his last start against the Phillies.
Straily has been worse at home than on the road, with a 4.85 at Marlins Park but 3.93 on the road.
More Mets notes
Michael Conforto reached base safely in 24 straight road games dating to June 12. ... Austin Jackson has had back-to-back three-hit games and has three hits in three of his last four games. Has gone 17-36 (.472) with three doubles, two homers and nine RBI since joining the Mets on July 27.
The Mets finish their series with the Marlins (Syndergaard vs. Chen) before heading to Yankee Stadium for a makeup against the Yankees.