The Mets will go for a series split with the Braves on Sunday afternoon at Citi Field at 1:10 p.m.
Jeff McNeil is hitting .320 in his first 10 major league games ... Michael Conforto is 14-for-49 with three home runs and four doubles in 14 games since returning from the All-Star break ... Bobby Wahl has completed 1 1/3 scoreless innings in his first two appearances as a Met since he was acquired from the Athletics last month ... Mets 2016 first-round pick Justin Dunn allowed one run on three hits and had nine strikeouts in six innings for Double-A Binghamton on Saturday night. He has a 2.93 ERA and 120 strikeouts in 19 starts between Binghamton and Single-A St. Lucie.
|Ronald Acuna Jr, LF||Amed Rosario, SS|
|Ozzie Albies, 2B||Jeff McNeil, 2B|
|Freddie Freeman, 1B||Wilmer Flores, 3B|
|Nick Markakis, RF||Michael Conforto, LF|
|Kurt Suzuki, C||Jose Bautista, RF|
|Johan Camargo, 3B||Austin Jackson, CF|
|Ender Inciarte, CF||Jose Reyes, 3B|
|Dansby Swanson, SS||Devin Mesoraco, C|
|Julio Teheran, RHP||Corey Oswalt, RHP|
Who is starting for the Mets?
RHP Corey Oswalt (5.27 ERA/5.25 FIP and 0.988 WHIP in 27.1 innings), who is hoping to bounce back after allowing seven runs in five innings against Memphis his last time out. Oswalt is making his seventh MLB appearance, including his sixth start. His first MLB appearance came out of the bullpen on April 25.
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Who is starting for the Braves?
RHP Julio Tehran (4.46 ERA/5.33 FIP and 1.261 WHIP in 115 innings), who allowed three runs on four hits in five innings against the Marlins on July 30. He has not thrown 100 pitches since July 10. Three of Teheran's best starts of the season have been against the Mets. He has allowed two runs in 21 innings against New York, including two scoreless outings.
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More Mets notes
The Mets are 4-6 in their last 10 games and 10-24 in their last 34 games at Citi Field ... The Mets have just four wins in their last 15 games against the Braves ... The Mets' shutout on Saturday was their seventh this season and fifth at Citi Field ... The Mets are 10th in the majors with 380 walks.