After over five hours in a rain delay, the Mets (65-78) and Marlins (57-86) look to hopefully continue their four-game series when they play Game 1 of a doubleheader on Wednesday with first pitch expected at 9:45 p.m. on SNY.
The Mets are 21-15 in their last 36 games and 33-30 since July 1. ... The Mets have split all three of their previous doubleheaders this season. ... The Mets are 8-1-2 over their last 11 series.
|Rafael Ortega, LF||Amed Rosario, SS|
|Starlin Castro, 2B||Jeff McNeil, 2B|
|J.T. Realmuto, C||Michael Conforto, LF|
|Brian Anderson, 3B||Jay Bruce, RF|
|Derek Dietrich, 1B||Brandon Nimmo, CF|
|Lewis Brinson, CF||Dominic Smith, 1B|
|JT Riddle, SS||Jose Reyes, 3B|
|Magneuris Sierra, RF||Tomas Nido, C|
|Trevor Richards, RHP||Zack Wheeler, RHP|
Who is starting for the Mets?
RHP Zack Wheeler (3.39 ERA/3.28 FIP, 1.16 WHIP with 168 strikeouts in 167.1 innings over 27 starts).
Wheeler has a 1.86 ERA (14 earned runs in 67.2 innings) in 10 starts since July 14, and has the fourth-lowest ERA in the majors (1.50) since the All-Star break.
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Who is starting for the Marlins?
RHP Trevor Richards (4.73 ERA/4.21 FIP, 1.45 WHIP with 105 strikeouts in 102.2 innings over 21 starts).
More Mets notes
Jeff McNeil has hit safely in 21 of his last 23 starts, and his .351 batting average since his big league debut on July 24 is sixth-best in the majors. ... Brandon Nimmo is fourth in the NL with a .394 OBP, and seventh with an .896 OPS. ... Michael Conforto has homered in three straight games for the first time in his career.