The Mets (39-54) and Nationals (47-48) will conclude their four-game series on Sunday afternoon at Citi Field at 1:10 p.m.
The Mets have won four of seven home games and have won back-to-back games at Citi Field for the first time since May... Mets relievers have a 1.59 ERA in the last 22 2/3 innings... Amed Rosario is hitting .500 in his last five games...Asdrubal Cabrera has 17 homers thus far, which is the most by a Mets second baseman before the All-Star break. He has hit 16 of those homers while playing second base, which is second-most in the Majors.
|Adam Eaton, RF||Brandon Nimmo, CF|
|Trea Turner, SS||Asdrubal Cabrera, 2B|
|Juan Soto, LF||Jose Bautista, RF|
|Anthony Rendon, 3B||Michael Conforto, LF|
|Matt Adams, 1B||Wilmer Flores, 1B|
|Michael A. Taylor, CF||Devin Mesoraco, C|
|Matt Wieters, C||Jose Reyes, 3B|
|Jeremy Hellickson, RHP||Amed Rosario, SS|
|Wilmer Difo, 2B||Corey Oswalt, RHP|
Who is starting today for the Mets?
RHP Corey Oswalt (6.75 ERA/5.74 FIP, 1.154 WHIP in 17.1 innings), who will make his fifth big-league appearance and fourth start of the season. Oswalt will be making his first start at Citi Field nearly three months after making his Major League debut in a relief appearance at Citi Field. Oswalt limited the Phillies to just one hit in six innings, with that one hit being a costly three-run double.
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Who is starting today for the Nationals?
RHP Jeremy Hellickson (3.47 ERA/3.91 FIP, 1.088 WHIP in 57 innings), who completed five innings his last time out for the first time since May 29.
The veteran right-hander allowed just two hits across five scoreless frames against the Pirates on July 10.
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More Mets Notes...
1B Peter Alonso and SS Andres Giminez will play in the Future Game on Sunday at 4 p.m. at Nationals Park. Alonso is hitting .280 with 21 homers and 75 RBI between Double-A Binghamton and Triple-A Las Vegas, while Giminez is hitting .278 with 18 doubles, four triples, six homers, and 29 RBI in 82 games with St. Lucie.