The Mets return home and will try to get back on track as they host the Giants Monday night at 7:10 p.m. on SNY.
Monday's pitching matchup is a rematch of the 2016 NL Wild Card game with Noah Syndergaard and Madison Bumgarner set to take the hill. It's the first time the two pitchers are squaring off since that game. ... The Mets have won nine of their last 10 home games. ... Jeff McNeil was activated from the injured list and will start at second base, his first game since May 21. ... In 20 home games this season, J.D. Davis is hitting .315 with three homers, two doubles, six RBI, 10 runs and a .922 OPS. ... The Mets have allowed 42 first-inning runs this season, third-most in the majors.
|Joe Panik, 2B||Jeff McNeil, 2B|
|Mike Yastrzemski, LF||Pete Alonso, 1B|
|Evan Longoria, 3B||Michael Conforto, RF|
|Brandon Belt, 1B||J.D. Davis, LF|
|Stephen Vogt, C||Wilson Ramos, C|
|Kevin Pillar, RF||Todd Frazier, 3B|
|Brandon Crawford, SS||Amed Rosario, SS|
|Stevan Duggar, CF||Calos Gómez, CF|
|Madison Bumgarner, P||Noah Syndergaard, P|
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Who is starting for the Mets?
RHP Noah Syndergaard (3-4, 4.90 ERA,) who took a no-decision his last time out against the Dodgers after the Mets' bullpen blew a lead. Syndergaard allowed three runs in six innings in Los Angeles on seven hits, two walks and five strikeouts, an improvement after allowing six runs his previous outing.
Who is starting for the Diamondbacks?
LHP Madison Bumgarner (3-5, 4.01 ERA), who allowed two runs in six innings in each of his previous two starts. He's 6-0 with a 1.69 ERA in seven career regular-season starts against the Mets. He threw a four-hit shutout in that 2016 NL Wild Card game.
The Mets continue their three-game set against the Giants on Wednesday at 7:10 p.m. LHP Jason Vargas is set to start for the Mets, with RHP Tyler Beade the probable starter for San Francisco.