The Mets (34-42) continue their three-game series against the Miami Marlins (35-40) at Marlins Park in Miami on Wednesday at 7:10 p.m. on SNY.
New York is coming off a 6-3 loss to the Marlins in the opener on Tuesday, which snapped its three-game winning streak. Curtis Granderson homered to lead off the game for the third time in six games and Travis d'Arnaud also homered while driving in two runs.
Who is starting tonight for the Mets?
LHP Steven Matz (1-1, 3.60 ERA, 1.10 WHIP) makes his fourth start of the season and third on the road. The left-hander surrendered three runs over six innings during a no-decision against the Dodgers on Thursday in the Mets' 6-3 loss.
Matz has allowed five home runs over his last two starts spanning 13 innings. The 26-year-old is 1-2 with a 4.95 ERA in four career starts against Miami.
Who is starting tonight for the Marlins?
LHP Jeff Locke (0-3, 5.70 ERA 1.52 WHIP) gets the nod for the Marlins in his sixth start of the year. The southpaw suffered the loss in his last outing when he allowed five runs on seven hits over four innings on Thursday against the Cubs.
Locke is 0-2 with a 6.63 ERA in four career starts against New York.
The Mets have lost four straight in Miami and are 4-7 against the Marlins this season.
Granderson's 45 career leadoff home runs are the most among active players, one more than Detroit's Ian Kinsler. The 36-year-old has gone deep four times in his last six games and is hitting .323 (21-for-65) with six home runs, 11 RBIs and 14 runs scored in 23 games this month...José Reyes' 1,417 hits as a Met is one behind Ed Kranepool for second in franchise history. David Wright is the club's all-time leader with 1,777 hits...New York has homered in all but four of their 36 road games this season and lead the Majors with 70 roundtrippers away from Citi Field.