The Mets (31-39) continue their four-game series against the Rockies (35-38) on Wednesday night in Colorado at 8:40 on SNY.
The Mets had their three-game win streak snapped last night. ...The Mets ahve 15 homers in their last 11 games and 29 homers over their last 24 games. ...The Mets had a hit in 14 straight innings dating back to the eighth inning on Sunday until the third inning on Tuesday night. It was the longest streak since 2014.
|Brandon Nimmo, RF||DJ LeMahieu, 2B|
|Asdrubal Cabrera, 2B||Charlie Blackmon, CF|
|Michael Conforto, CF||Nolan Arenado, 3B|
|Todd Frazier, 3B||Carlos Gonzalez, RF|
|Dominic Smith, LF||Trevor Story, SS|
|Wilmer Flores, 1B||Gerardo Parra, LF|
|Devin Mesoraco, C||Ian Desmond, 1B|
|Jose Reyes, SS||Tom Murphy, C|
|Seth Lugo, RHP||Chad Bettis, RHP|
Who is starting tonight for the Mets?
RHP Seth Lugo (2.49 ERA/2.96 FIP, 0.95 WHIP in 50.2 innings over 24 games) , who had a rare bad outing in his last start against the D-Backs. Lugo allowed five runs on eight hits, while striking out seven and walking one over five innings.
Lugo still earns a 1.98 ERA since May 1, which is the ninth-lowest in the MLB since that date. Even more impressive is his 0.77 WHIP in that span, which is the lowest in the MLB.
Lugo loves his home mound, but his struggles have come on the road this season. He has a 4.79 ERA on the road compared to a 0.90 ERA at Citi Field.
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Who is starting tonight for the Rockies?
RHP Chad Bettis (4.65 ERA/4.99 FIP, 1.29 WHIP in 81.1 innings over 14 starts), who earned the win despite allowing a decent amount of runs in his last start against the Rangers. Bettis allowed five earned on six hits (two homers) while striking out six and walking three over 5.2 innings.
Bettis has allowed five earned runs in four consecutive starts now.
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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. He has a career-high 12 on the season... 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. AJ Ramos has successful arthroscopic right shoulder surgery today at the Hospital of Special Surgery.