The Mets (3-1) play the second game of their three-game series with the Marlins (2-3) on Tuesday at 7:10 p.m. on SNY.
Pete Alonso will start the night on the bench, as Dominic Smith starts at first base -- a move that was planned before Alonso homered on Monday night. ... The Mets have recorded double-digit hits for three straight games. ... The Mets are batting .375 (15-for-40) with runners in scoring position this season. ... Mets pitchers have issued only six walks this season, which is the lowest in the National League.
|Brandon Nimmo, LF||Miguel Rojas, SS|
|Jeff McNeil, 3B||Curtis Granderson, LF|
|Robinson Cano, 2B||Brett Anderson, 3B|
|Michael Conforto, RF||Starlin Castro, 2B|
|Wilson Ramos, C||Martin Prado, 1B|
|Dominic Smith, 1B||Jorge Alfaro, C|
|Amed Rosario, SS||Lewis Brinson, CF|
|Juan Lagares, CF||Peter O'Brien, RF|
|Jason Vargas, LHP||Jose Urena, RHP|
Who is starting for the Mets?
LHP Jason Vargas.
Vargas had a strong spring training after ending the 2018 season on a high note -- posting a 3.81 ERA and 1.12 WHIP in 11 starts (54.1 innings) in the second half.
Who is starting for the Marlins?
RHP Jose Urena, who was mauled by the Rockies in his first start of the season, allowing six runs (five earned) on nine hits while walking one and striking out two in 4.2 innings on Opening Day..
The Mets wrap up their three-game set with the Marlins on Wednesday night at 6:10 p.m.
RHP Jacob deGrom gets the start for the Mets, opposed by RHP Trevor Richards for Miami.