The Mets (40-51, 14.5 GB in NL East) continue their three-game set with the Marlins (34-55, 19.5 GB in NL East) on Saturday at 6:10 p.m.
The Mets .347 road winning percentage ranks 28th in baseball and last in the National League. ... The Mets have struggled as of late against the NL East, dropping 11 of their last 14 games against divisional foes. ... The Mets have shown some power on the road lately, belting 19 home runs in their last nine road games.
|Miguel Rojas, SS||Jeff McNeil, RF|
|Garrett Cooper, 1B||Michael Conforto, CF|
|Brian Anderson, RF||Pete Alonso, 1B|
|Neil Walker, 3B||Dominic Smith, LF|
|Starlin Castro, 2B||Robinson Cano, 2B|
|Harold Ramirez, LF||Todd Frazier, 3B|
|Jorge Alfaro, C||Amed Rosario, SS|
|JT Riddle, CF||Tomas Nido, C|
|Zac Gallen, RHP||Noah Syndergaard, RHP|
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Who is starting for the Marlins?
RHP Zac Gallen (0-1, 4.50 ERA), who is making just his fourth start in the majors. ... The right-hander has failed to pitch more than five innings in any of his starts with the Marlins. ... His most recent start came against the Nationals, though he went just two innings due to a lengthy rain delay.
Who is starting for the Mets?
RHP Noah Syndergaard (6-4, 4.68 ERA), who has earned two wins in his last three outings despite pitching to a 5.94 ERA during that span. ... The Mets have given Syndergaard plenty of run support in his last four outings, scoring 28 runs during that span (seven runs per game). ... Thor took a tough-luck loss the last time he faced Miami on May 19th, allowing just two earned runs over seven innings.
The Mets and Marlins wrap up their three-game set at Marlins Park on Sunday at 1:10 p.m. on SNY. Jacob deGrom (4-7, 3.27 ERA) takes the ball for the Mets against Marlins right-hander Sandy Alcantara (4-8, 3.82 ERA).