The Mets open a four-game series against the San Francisco Giants on Monday at 7:10 p.m. at Citi Field.
Robert Gsellman has not allowed a run in his last seven relief appearances, recording two saves and two holds in August. ... As a team, the Mets are hitting .275 in the month of August, which ranks third in the majors.
|Andrew McCutchen, RF||Amed Rosario, SS|
|Joe Panik, 2B||Austin Jackson, CF|
|Buster Posey, C||Wilmer Flores, 1B|
|Brandon Crawford, SS||Todd Frazier, 3B|
|Brandon Belt, 1B||Jose Bautista, RF|
|Evan Longoria, 3B||Jose Reyes, 2B|
|Steven Duggar, CF||Devin Mesoraco, C|
|Alen Hanson, LF||Zack Wheeler, RHP|
|Derek Holland, LHP||Jack Reinheimer, LF|
Who is starting for the Mets?
RHP Zack Wheeler (8-6, 3.75 ERA), who is 3-5 with a 3.94 ERA in 12 home starts. ... Wheeler, 28, is currently riding a six-game winning streak and is 5-0 with a 1.41 ERA in his last five starts, giving up five runs and 21 hits in 32 innings while holding opponents to a .188 batting average.
Who is starting for the Giants?
LHP Derek Holland (6-8, 3.83 ERA), who is 3-5 with a 3.56 ERA in 15 games (14 starts) on the road this year. ... The 31-year-old Holland threw 4 2/3 scoreless innings against the Dodgers in his last start on Wednesday. ... In five starts since the All-Star break, Holland is 1-0 with a 2.96 ERA.
More Mets notes
New York's offense has scored the second-most runs (111) this month. ... Over his last 13 games, Todd Frazier has a .354/.418/.563 batting line with two home runs and 11 RBIs. ... Jose Reyes is 6-for-13 in his last three starts.