The Mets (31-38) continue their four-game series against the Rockies (34-38) on Tuesday night in Colorado at 8:40 on SNY.
The Mets are 18-17 on the road this season. ... Monday night's game was the second time since the start of 2015 that the Mets had at least one hit in every inning. ... The Mets have hit 15 home runs in their last 10 games and 29 home runs in their last 23 games, though 22 of those home runs have been solo shots. ... Mets starting pitchers have a 2.77 ERA over their last 28 games (162.1 innings).
|Brandon Nimmo, RF||DJ LeMahieu, 2B|
|Asdrubal Cabrera, 2B||Charlie Blackmon, CF|
|Michael Conforto, CF||Nolan Arenado, 3B|
|Todd Frazier, 3B||Trevor Story, SS|
|Dominic Smith, LF||Ian Desmond, 1B|
|Wilmer Flores, 1B||Carlos Gonzalez, RF|
|Kevin Plawecki, C||Chris Iannetta, C|
|Jason Vargas, LHP||Noel Cuevas, LF|
|Amed Rosario, SS||German Marquez, RHP|
Who is starting tonight for the Mets?
LHP Jason Vargas (7.39 ERA/5.58 FIP, 1.69 WHIP in 35.1 innings over eight starts) , who allowed three runs on five hits (including two home runs) while walking two and striking out five in 5.0 innings against the Diamondbacks in Arizona last Thursday.
After struggling badly in his first three starts as a Met Vargas has allowed just 10 runs over his last five starts.
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Who is starting tonight for the Rockies?
RHP German Marquez (5.13 ERA/4.76 FIP, 1.48 WHIP in 73.2 innings over 14 starts), who allowed six runs on seven hits while walking two and striking out eight in 6.0 innings against the Phillies last Thursday.
Marquez has allowed 13 home runs this season while striking out 74 batters.
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More Mets Notes...
Brandon Nimmo has hit 10 home runs since May 23 -- tied for the most in the majors during that span. ... Michael Conforto is hitting .353 with a .522 OBP over his last five games. ... Devin Mesoraco has six home runs in the eighth inning or later this season.