Jacob deGrom (0-3, 3.44 ERA) gets the start for the Mets, opposed by Carlos Martinez (0-3, 4.67 ERA) for the Cardinals.
Later, Noah Syndergaard is set to return from the disabled list and make the start for Triple-A Las Vegas.
Daisuke Matsuzaka left Sunday's start with an upset stomach after just one inning pitched, but the bullpen - which included Jenrry Mejia returning from a sore back - was stellar, and the Mets took two of three from the Padres at Citi Field >> Read more at MetsBlog
The Mets are expected to make a roster move prior to Monday's game, by either promoting a reliever or activating Eric Young, Jr. from the disabled list >> Read more
The Mets acquired LHP Blake Taylor from Pittsburgh to complete the deal that sent Ike Davis to the Pirates >> Read more
Travis d'Arnaud, who was demoted to Triple-A Las Vegas a week ago, has homered in each of the last three games. Overall, he's hitting .414 with five home runs and 10 RBI in seven games for Las Vegas.
Juan Lagares, on the disabled list with a strained intercostal, has resumed baseball activity, but is not yet ready to enter rehab games.
Rafael Montero left his start with Triple-A Las Vegas on Friday after just 1/3 of an inning and was later diagnosed with a strained left oblique.
Curtis Granderson returned to the starting lineup Sunday and went 2-for-3 with a home run.