The Mets play the third game of a four-game series against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday at 7:05 p.m. at PNC Park.
Jacob deGrom has a 1.91 ERA (14 earned runs/66.0 innings) since June, but only has one win. ... The Mets are 22-25 on the road this year, including 9-17 in its last 26 road games. ... New York suffered its seventh walk-off loss this year last night, the seven walk-off losses are tied for the second-most in the majors.
|Amed Rosario, SS||Adam Frazier, 2B|
|Brandon Nimmo, CF||Starling Marte, CF|
|Wilmer Flores, 1B||Gregory Polanco, RF|
|Michael Conforto, LF||Colin Moran, 3B|
|Jose Bautista, RF||Jose Osuna, 1B|
|Jeff McNeil, 2B||Jordan Luplow, LF|
|Devin Mesoraco, C||Francisco Cervelli, c|
|Phillip Evans, 3B||Jordy Mercer, SS|
|Jacob degrom, RHP||Trevor Williams, RHP|
Who is starting for the Mets?
RHP Jacob deGrom (5-5, 1.71 ERA), who took a loss in his last start despite allowing three runs (two earned) on five hits in eight innings with 10 strikeouts and two walks.
DeGrom has lasted eight innings in each of his last three starts and has thrown a quality start in 12 consecutive starts.
Who is starting for the Pirates?
RHP Trevor Williams (8-7, 4.11 ERA), who threw six scoreless innings in a win against the Indians in his last start, with two walks and a strikeout.
Wlliams has throws 11 consecutive scoreless innings.
More Mets notes
Brandon Nimmo has a .516 on-base percentage in the second half, the sixth-highest mark in the majors. ... Michael Conforto is 10-for-26 (.385) with three homers, two doubles and nine RBI in seven games since the All-Star break. ...
The Mets conclude their series with the Pirates on Sunday with Zack Wheeler facing Joe Musgrove.