Lineups: Marlins vs. Mets 1:10 pm et
1. Dee Gordon (L) 2B
2. Ichiro Suzuki (L) CF
3. Christian Yelich (L) LF
4. Giancarlo Stanton (R) RF
5. Martin Prado (R) 3B
6. Justin Bour (L) 1B
7. J.T. Realmuto (R) C
8. Miguel Rojas (R) SS
9. Adam Conley (L) P
SP: Adam Conley LHP (0-0, 27.00 ERA)
1. Curtis Granderson (L) RF
2. David Wright (R) 3B
3. Yoenis Cespedes (R) LF
4. Neil Walker (S) 2B
5. Wilmer Flores (R) 1B
6. Asdrubal Cabrera (S) SS
7. Juan Lagares (R) CF
8. Kevin Plawecki (R) C
9. Logan Verrett (R) P
SP: Logan Verrett RHP (0-0, 9.00 ERA)
Today’s game can be seen on SNY & MLB Network
METS STREAKING: The Mets have lost four in a row…Last year, New York lost four or more games three separate times…The last time the club lost five straight games was September 29-October 3, 2015.
AT HOME: The Mets have lost their first two home series of the year and are 1-4 at Citi Field this season…The Mets did not lose their second home series in 2015 until May 29-31 vs. Miami… The Mets went 49-32 at Citi Field last year.
VS. MIAMI: The Mets are 22-18 vs. Miami since 2014, including going 11-8 in 2015 and 0-2 this year…New York has won six straight home season series vs. the Marlins dating to 2010… The Mets are 37-29 all-time vs. Miami at Citi Field, including going 24-15 since 2012.
METS AVOIDING THE BROOM: After dropping the first two games of this series, the Mets will look to avoid been swept in a three-game series by the Marlins for the first time since May 5-7, 2014 at Miami…The last time the Marlins swept a three-game series in New York was September 8-10, 2009.
OFFENSE IS OFFENSIVE: The Mets are hitting .187 after seven games, ranking last in the majors…New York has scored 18 runs, ranking 29th in the majors…Last year, the Mets hit .244, ranking 28th and scored 683 runs, ranking 17th…The Mets are 1-0 when they score four or more runs this year and 1-5 when they plate three runs or less…The Mets were 70-12 (.854) when scoring four or more runs last year.
LOGAN VERRETT: Went 1-1 with a 3.63 ERA (nine earned runs/22.1 innings) in four starts with New York in 2015…He earned his first carer win in his first career start at Coors Field…He became the first Mets pitcher to ever toss 8.0 or more innings at Coors Field as he held the Rockies to one run over 8.0 innings on August 23, 2015…Verrett has one career start against Miami which came on September 14, 2015 where he pitched 5.0 innings and allowed 1 run on 3 hits, he struck out 3 and walked 1.
YOENIS CESPEDES: Is 5-for-his-last-11 (.455) with three RBI over his last three games.
DAVID WRIGHT: Is hitting .333 (6-18) with three doubles, five walks and three runs scored in his last five games after going 0-4 on Opening Day…He has reached base safely in 16 straight games dating to September 20, 2015…He has a .403 on-base percentage during that span…Wright has 121 career RBI vs. the Marlins, his most vs. any team…He is also hitting .327 (230-704) in 180 career games vs. Miami.
METS VS. CONLEY: Conley has a record of 1-0 in 2 appearances against the Mets including one game started in his career…holds a 0.96 ERA in 9.1 innings pitched with a 8/1 strikeout to walk ratio…Notable Mets numbers against Conley are provided below…
- David Wright: .667 (2-3, 2B)
- Wilmer Flores .333 (1-3, 2B)
- Yoenis Cespedes .000 (0-4, 2 K’s)
- Asdrubal Cabrera .000 (0-2, 1 BB)