The Mets (74-70, 3.0 GB in Wild Card race) continue their four-game series with the Arizona Diamondbacks (75-70, 2.5 GB in Wild Card race) on Wednesday night at 7:10 p.m. on SNY.
After Tuesday's win, the Mets are now 6-4 in their last 10 and 28-15 overall in their last 43 games. ... Pete Alonso continues to be on pace to break Aaron Judge's single-season rookie home run record (52 in 2017) with 18 games remaining. ... Jeff McNeil's .322 batting average is currently the eighth highest mark in the MLB and the fifth highest in the NL.
|Amed Rosario, SS||Tim Locastro, LF|
|Pete Alonso, 1B||Ketel Marte, CF|
|Jeff McNiel, 2B||Eduardo Escobar, 3B|
|Wilson Ramos, C||Christian Walker, 1B|
|J.D. Davis, LF||Wilmer Flores, 2B|
|Todd Frazier, 3B||Adam Jones, RF|
|Brandon Nimmo, RF||Nick Ahmed, SS|
|Juan Lagares, CF||Carson Kelly, C|
|Steven Matz, LHP||Robbie Ray, RHP|
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Who is starting for the Mets?
LHP Steven Matz (9-8, 4.00 ERA), who alowed two earned runs on six hits during his last time out against the Phillies. ...Struck out four batters and walked another three. ...Left the mound after 5.2 innings pitched, picking up the no-decision on the night. ...Posts a 2.73 ERA in 10 second-half starts after spending time in the bullpen to end the first-half.
Who is starting for the Diamondbacks?
RHP Robbie Ray (12-7, 4.03 ERA), who picked up a win against Cincinnatti last week after 4.1 innings pitched. ...Allowed three earned runs, three hits and three walks, while stricking out eight in the outing. ...tied at 15 in strikeouts this season with 207. ...First time facing the Mets this season.
The Mets and Diamondbacks finish of their four-game set on Thursday at 7:10 p.m. Marcus Stroman (7-13, 3.42 ERA) faces off against Alex Young (7-3, 3.38 ERA).