The Mets (44-51, 13.0 GB in NL East) begin a four-game set with the Giants (47-49, 15.5 GB in NL West) on Thursday night at 9:45 p.m. at Oracle Park.
The Mets' current four-game win streak matches their longest streak of the season, which came May 20-23. ... The last time the Mets won five games or more in a row was a nine-game win streak in April 2018. ... The Mets have clubbed 134 home runs in 95 games this season. The team hit 170 home runs all of last season.
|Jeff McNeil, RF||Brandon Belt, 1B|
|J.D. Davis, LF||Buster Posey, C|
|Pete Alonso, 1B||Pablo Sandoval, 3B|
|Todd Frazier, 3B||Alex Dickerson, LF|
|Robinson Cano, 2B||Brandon Crawford, SS|
|Amed Rosario, SS||Mike Yastrzemski, RF|
|Tomas Nido, C||Kevin Pillar, CF|
|Juan Lagares, CF||Joe Panik, 2B|
|Noah Syndergaard, P||Madison Bumgarner, P|
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Who is starting for the Mets?
RHP Noah Syndergaard (7-4, 4.55 ERA), who has won his last four decisions in his last five starts dating back to June 9th. ... In his last outing, Syndergaard was dominant, allowing just two runs in seven innings while striking out nine Marlins. ... Syndergaard faced Bumgarner earlier this season, pitching 6.2 innings while allowing just three earned runs in a game that neither starter picked up a decision.
Who is starting for the Giants?
LHP Madison Bumgarner (5-7, 3.86 ERA), who pitched to a no-decision his last time out, allowing just one unearned runs to the Brewers in five innings of work. ... The lefty went six innings against the Mets earlier this season, allowing three earned runs at Citi Field. ... Bumgarner has never lost to the Mets in the regular season during his career, posting a 6-0 record with a 2.0 ERA in eight starts.
The Mets and Giants continue their four-game set on Friday night at 10:15 p.m. Jacob deGrom (5-7, 3.21 ERA) toes the rubber against Giants righty Tyler Beede (3-3, 5.44 ERA).