The Mets (73-70, 16.0 GB in NL East, 4.0 GB in Wild Card race) continue their four-game series with the Arizona Diamondbacks (75-69, 17.5 GB in NL West, 2.5 GB in Wild Card race) on Tuesday night at 7:10 p.m. on SNY.
After Monday's win, the Mets are now 6-4 in their last 10 and 27-15 overall in their last 42 games. ... Pete Alonso is currently on pace to break Aaron Judge's single-season rookie home run record (52 in 2017). ... Since the start of August, Wilson Ramos is batting .415 with four home runs, 25 RBI and a 1.036 OPS,
|Jeff McNeil, LF||Ketel Marte, CF|
|Pete Alonso, 1B||Wilmer Flores, 2B|
|Michael Conforto, RF||Eduardo Escobar, 3B|
|Wilson Ramos, C||Christian Walker, 1B|
|Robinson Cano, 2B||Josh Rojas, LF|
|Amed Rosario, SS||Adam Jones, RF|
|Brandon Nimmo, CF||Nick Ahmed, SS|
|Todd Frazier, 3B||Alex Avila, C|
|Zack Wheeler, RHP||Zac Gallen, RHP|
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Who is starting for the Mets?
RHP Zack Wheeler (10-7, 4.33 ERA), who allowed just one earned run in five innings his last time out against Washington. ... In his last two starts combined, Wheeler has allowed just two earned runs over 11 innings, striking out seven batters. ... The right-hander faced Arizona once earlier this season, allowing four earned runs in seven innings of work and picking up the win on May 31.
Who is starting for the Diamondbacks?
RHP Zac Gallen (3-4, 2.50 ERA), who is 5-1 with a 2.25 ERA since being traded from the Marlins on July 31. ... In his last start, the right-hander allowed pitch seven shutout innings, allowing just one hit while striking out eight against the Padres. .. Gallen faced the Mets on July 4 as a Marlin, allowing two earned runs over five innings of work. He picked up a no-decision in a 4-2 Mets win.
The Mets and Diamondbacks continue their four-game set on Wednesday at 7:10 p.m. Steven Matz (9-8, 4.00 ERA) faces off against fellow lefty Robbie Ray (12-7, 4.03 ERA).