The Mets (37-45, 11.0 GB in NL East) return to Citi Field for a three-game set with the Atlanta Braves (48-34, 4.5 GA in NL East) on Friday night at 7:10 p.m. on SNY.
The Mets have dropped five straight games, matching their season-low. ... The Mets have homered in 23 of their 25 games in the month of June, hitting a total of 45 home runs in the month. Atlanta leads the Major Leagues with 52 home runs in June. ... Michael Conforto has reached base in 26 straight home games.
|Ronald Acuna Jr., CF||Jeff McNeil, RF|
|Ozzie Albies, 2B||Pete Alonso, 1B|
|Freddie Freeman, 1B||Robinson Cano, 2B|
|Josh Donaldson, 3B||Michael Conforto, CF|
|Nick Markakis, RF||Todd Frazier, 3B|
|Brian McCann, C||Dominic Smith, LF|
|Austin Riley, LF||Amed Rosario, SS|
|Johan Camargo, SS||Tomas Nido, C|
|Mike Soroka, RHP||Jacob deGrom, RHP|
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Who is starting for the Mets?
RHP Jacob deGrom (4-6, 3.25 ERA), who allowed two earned runs over six innings of work against the Cubs on Sunday. ... DeGrom has not allowed more than two runs in a start since May 17th, when he allowed six earned runs to Miami. ... The right-hander possesses a 2.40 ERA over his last seven starts, striking out more than one batter per inning during that stretch.
Who is starting for the Braves?
RHP Mike Soroka (8-1, 2.07 ERA), who left his last start after just two innings due to a right forearm contusion. ... Soroka's only loss came in his very first start of the season back on April 18th against Arizona. ... Soroka's ERA has jumped from 1.07 at the end of May to 2.07 now. ... He pitched against the Mets on June 17th, allowing three earned over six innings.
The Mets continue their weekend set with the Braves on Saturday at 4:10 p.m on SNY. Steven Matz (5-6, 4.85 ERA) takes the ball for the Mets against Julio Teheran (5-6, 3.94 ERA).