Los Angeles Dodgers (25-23):
- Chase Utley (L) 2B
- Corey Seager (L) SS
- Justin Turner (R) 3B
- Adrian Gonzalez (L) 1B
- Howie Kendrick (R) LF
- Joc Pederson (L) CF
- Yasiel Puig (R) RF
- Yasmani Grandal (S) C
- Julio Urias (L) P
SP: Julio Urias LHP (Major League Debut)
New York Mets (27-19):
- Curtis Granderson (L) RF
- Asdrubal Cabrera (S) SS
- David Wright (R) 3B
- Yoenis Cespedes (R) LF
- Neil Walker (S) 2B
- Juan Lagares (R) CF
- Kevin Plawecki (R) C
- Eric Campbell (R) 1B
- Jacob deGrom (L) P
SP: Jacob deGrom RHP (3-1, 3.07 ERA)
Tonight’s game can be seen on SNY and MLB Network.
DODGERS-METS NOTES: The Mets and Dodgers split a four-game series in LA on May 10-13…The last time the Mets won a home series vs. the Dodgers was in 2011.
GETTING HOT:The Mets have won five of their last six games and are 6-4 in their last 10 contests…Overall, the Mets are 13-8 at home and New York is 8-2-2 in their last 12 series.
TOP FLIGHT PITCHING: The Mets rank third in the majors with a 3.08 team ERA…New York has allowed 32 homers, the fewest in the majors…Mets pitchers have issued 105 walks, the fewest in the majors…The Mets pen leads the majors with a 2.36 ERA (35 earned runs/133.2 innings)…The pen is also first with a 1.97 ERA (14 ER/64.0 IP) in May.
LOOKIN’ MIGHTY FAMILIA: Jeurys Famiia is 16-for-16 in save opportunities and is tied for second in the majors in saves…Familia has 32 consecutive saves in the regular season dating to August 1, 2015, which is the longest streak in team history, one more than Billy Wagner.
GETTING WRIGHT ON TRACK: David Wright has homered in each of his last two games and has four RBI in those contests…Wright has five RBI in his last four games and has hit in five straight games, going 5-20 (.250)…Wright’s four homers this month are the most for him in a calendar month since June, 2013 (five homers)…Wright holds a career .332 average against the Los Angeles Dodgers which is tied with Colorado Rockies for his highest average against any NL opponent.
HEY YO!: Yoenis Cespedes leads the majors with 15 home runs, and leads the NL and is third in the majors with 36 RBI…He leads the NL and is second in the majors with a .660 slugging percentage… Cespedes has 33 RBI over his last 34 games…Cespedes has six homers and 17 RBI in 19 home games this year.
BIG CITI deGROM: Jacob deGrom is 13-7 with a 1.94 ERA in 28 starts at Citi Field…His 1.94 home ERA is the third- lowest in the majors since 2014 among pitchers with at least 150 innings…Trails Clayton Kershaw (1.65) and Jake Arrieta (1.75).
VS. DODGERS: deGrom has made four career starts against the Dodgers in the regular season and two starts in the postseason…He faced the Dodgers earlier this season, receiving the no-decision in the Mets’ 3-2 loss on May 10…He pitched a season-high 7 innings, allowing two runs…deGrom has never beaten the Dodgers in the regular season as in four career regular season starts, deGrom is 0-2 with a 3.38 ERA with 23 strikeouts.
METS VS. URIAS: Dodger’s left-hander Julio Urias will be making his major league debut against the New York Mets tonight…The 19-year old is currently ranked as the Dodgers number one prospect and number two prospect in all of baseball by MLB.com…Urias currently held a 27 inning scoreless streak at Triple-A Oklahoma City before being recalled.