The Mets (66-78) and Marlins (57-87) play Game 1 of a doubleheader on Thursday at 3:10 p.m. on SNY. Game 2 will begin roughly 20 minutes after the completion of Game 1.
The Mets are 22-15 over their last 37 games and 34-30 since July 1. ... This is New York's fourth doubleheader of the season, with them splitting their prior three. ... The Mets are 8-1-2 in its last 11 series.
|Miguel Rojas, SS||Brandon Nimmo, RF|
|Starlin Castro, 2B||Jay Bruce, 1B|
|J.T. Realmuto, C||Wilmer Flores, 2B|
|Brian Anderson, 3B||Michael Conforto, LF|
|Lewis Brinson, CF||Todd Frazier, 3B|
|Peter O'Brien, 1B||Austin Jackson, CF|
|Isaac Galloway, RF||Kevin Plawecki, C|
|Austin Dee, LF||Steven Matz, LHP|
|Sandy Alcantara, RHP||Jack Reinheimer, SS|
Who is starting for the Mets?
LHP Steven Matz (4.17 ERA/4.58 FIP, 1.25 WHIP with 132 strikeouts in 133.2 innings over 26 starts).
Credit: Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports
Who is starting for the Marlins?
RHP Sandy Alcantara (0.75 ERA ERA/4.07 FIP, 1.08 WHIP with eight strikeouts in 12 innings over two starts).
More Mets notes
Jeff McNeil has hit safely in 22 of his last 24 starts, and his .340 batting average since his big league debut on July 24 is fifth-best in the majors. ... Brandon Nimmo is fourth in the NL with a .392 OBP, and ninth with an .890 OPS. ... Michael Conforto has hit 10 homers since Aug. 12.