The Mets (58-56, 8.5 GB in NL East, 1.5 GB of second Wild Card) go for a four-game sweep of the Marlins on Wednesday afternoon at Citi Field on SNY at 12:10 p.m.
The Mets have won 12 of their last 13 games, including five straight. ... The Mets have a .750 winning percentage (18-6) in the second half, which is the best mark in the majors. ... Mets starting pitchers have a 2.16 ERA over their last 19 starts. ... The Mets' bullpen has a 3.16 ERA since the All-Star break.
|Jon Berti, SS||Jeff McNeil, RF|
|Isan Diaz, 2B||Amed Rosario, SS|
|Brian Anderson, RF||Michael Conforto, CF|
|Garrett Cooper, 1B||Pete Alonso, 1B|
|Starlin Castro, 3B||J.D. Davis, LF|
|Lewis Brinson, CF||Wilson Ramos, C|
|Harold Ramirez, LF||Todd Frazier, 3B|
|Bryan Holaday, C||Adeiny Hechavarria, 2B|
|Jordan Yamamoto, RHP||Steven Matz, LHP|
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Who is starting for the Mets?
LHP Steven Matz (4.60 ERA/4.77 FIP and 1.39 WHIP in 103.2 innings over 20 starts), who fell apart in the fourth inning during his last start after tossing three shutout frames to open the game. Matz wound up allowing five runs on six hits while walking one and striking out four in 3.2 innings.
Who is starting for the Marlins?
RHP Jordan Yamamoto (3.94 ERA/3.88 FIP and 1.04 WHIP in 48.0 innings over nine starts), who allowed four runs on seven hits while walking none and striking out eight in 6.0 innings during his last start.
The Mets are off on Thursday.
They open a three-game series against the Nationals on Friday night at Citi Field at 7:10 p.m. on SNY.
RHP Marcus Stroman gets the start for the Mets, opposed by RHP Stephen Strasburg for the Nats.