The Mets (20-24, 5.5 GB in NL East) will look to avoid a sweep at the hands of the MLB-worst Marlins on Sunday at 1:10 p.m.
The Mets have lost four games in a row and are looking to prevent their first five-game losing streak since June of 2018. ... The Mets haven't been swept in a three-game series by the Marlins since September of 2017. ... The Mets have been outscored 8-0 in the first inning over their last four games. ... After winning seven of their first eight road games this season, the Mets have gone 4-15 away from Citi Field.
|Jeff McNeil, LF||Jon Berti, CF|
|J.D. Davis, 3B||Garrett Cooper, RF|
|Robinson Cano, 2B||Brian Anderson, 3B|
|Pete Alonso, 1B||Neil Walker, 1B|
|Brandon Nimmo, RF||Starlin Castro, 2B|
|Adeiny Hechavarria, SS||Curtis Granderson, LF|
|Juan Lagares, CF||Miguel Rojas, SS|
|Tomas Nido, C||Chad Wallach, C|
|Noah Syndergaard, RHP||Sandy Alcantara, RHP|
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Who is starting for the Mets?
RHP Noah Syndergaard (4.74 ERA, 1.22 WHIP with 60 strikeouts in 57 innings over nine starts), who allowed two runs on four hits while walking one and striking out six in 8.0 tremendous innings against the Nationals on May 14.
Who is starting for the Marlins?
RHP Sandy Alcantara (5.11 ERA/1.64 WHIP with 28 strikeouts in 44 innings over eight starts), who allowed four runs on eight hits (including two homers) while walking two and striking out one in 5.2 innings against the Mets on May 11.
The Mets open a four-game series with the Nationals on Monday night at Citi Field at 7:10 on SNY.