The Mets (31-40) wrap up their four-game series against the Rockies (36-38) on Thursday afternoon in Colorado at 3:10 on SNY.
The Mets have scored eight or more runs in three straight games for the first time since May 3-6, 2017. ... They have lost back-to-back games while scoring eight or more runs for the second time in team history (only other time was April 7-8, 2004 at Atlanta. ... The Mets have hit 15 home runs over their last 12 games and 29 in their last 25 games.
|Brandon Nimmo, RF||DJ LeMahieu, 2B|
|Todd Frazier, 3B||Charlie Blackmon, CF|
|Michael Conforto, CF||Nolan Arenado, 3B|
|Wilmer Flores, 1B||Trevor Story, SS|
|Jose Bautista, LF||Ian Desmond, 1B|
|Kevin Plawecki, C||Chris Iannetta, C|
|Jose Reyes, 2B||Gerardo Parra, LF|
|Amed Rosario, SS||Noel Cuevas, RF|
|Steven Matz, LHP||Kyle Freeland, LHP|
Who is starting today for the Mets?
LHP Steven Matz (3.31 ERA/5.05 FIP, 1.24 WHIP in 65.1 innings over 13 starts), who allowed one run on six hits while walking one and striking out three in 6.2 innings against the Diamondbacks in Arizona this past Saturday.
Matz has a 2.47 ERA in 43.2 innings since May -- the tenth-lowest ERA in the majors during that span.
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Who is starting today for the Rockies?
LHP Kyle Freeland (3.59 ERA/3.89 FIP, 1.24 WHIP in 85.1 innings over 14 starts), who allowed two runs on eigiht hits while walking one and striking out three in 7.0 innings against the Rangers this past Saturday.
Freeland has allowed 10 home runs this season, including five over his last four starts.
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More Mets Notes...
Brandon Nimmo has 19 extra-base hits in his last 27 games dating back to May 23. ... He is 11-24 over his last five games and has reached base safely in 35 of the 43 games he has started this season. ... Michael Conforto has a .455 OBP over his last seven games. ... Jose Bautista has a .424 OBP since joining the Mets on May 22.