New York Mets (29-23):
1. Curtis Granderson (L) RF
2. Asdrubal Cabrera (S) SS
3. Yoenis Cespedes (R) CF
4. Neil Walker (S) 2B
5. Michael Conforto (L) LF
6. Wilmer Flores (R) 3B
7. James Loney (L) 1B
8. Rene Rivera (R) C
9. Noah Syndergaard (L) P
SP: Noah Syndergaard RHP (5-2, 1.84 ERA)
Miami Marlins (29-25):
1. Derek Dietrich (L) 2B
2. Martin Prado (R) 3B
3. Christian Yelich (L) LF
4. Marcell Ozuna (R) CF
5. Giancarlo Stanton (R) RF
6. Justin Bour (L) 1B
7. Adeiny Hechavarria (R) SS
8. Jeff Mathis (R) C
9. Tom Koehler (R) P
SP: Tom Koehler RHP (3-5, 4.50 ERA)
Tonight’s game can be seen on SNY.
METS-MARLINS NOTES: The Mets have won 10 of their last 16 games in Miami…New York is 23-18 vs. the Marlins since 2014.
AFTER AN OFF DAY: The Mets 7-0 after an off day this year and have scored an average of 6.0 runs in those seven wins.
LOCK DOWN NINTH: Jeurys Famila has 17 saves, tied for the most in the majors… Is 17-17 in save opportunities in 2016…Familia has saved 33 consecutive games in the regular season dating to August 1, 2015, extending a franchise-record…It is the second-longest active streak in the major leagues (Arizona’s Brad Ziegler has saved 38 straight opportunities)…His 17 consecutive saves to open the season is the second-longest streak to open a season in franchise history, breaking a tie with Francisco Rodriguez in 2009.
FLAMETHROWER: According to FanGraphs, Syndergaard averages the fastest fastball (98.1), slider (91.6) and change-up (90.0) this year.
STREAKING: Noah Syndergaard has not allowed an earned run in his last 21.1 innings dating to May 11.
SYNDERGAARD VS. MIAMI: Started against Miami for the first time on April 12…Faced José Fernandez in the matchup and went 7.0 innings, giving up one run, earned, on seven hits…Struck out a season-high 12 batters and walked one.
WELCOME TO MIAMI: Yoenis Cespedes has hit .364 (18-44) with three doubles, two home runs and nine RBI in nine career games at Marlins Park.
DYNAMIC DUO: Yoenis Cespedes (15) and Neil Walker (13) lead the Mets in home runs…This is the second time in team history, the Mets had two players with at least 13 homers by the end of May…Also accomplished in 2006 (Carlos Delgado-15 and Carlos Beltran-14).
METS VS. KOEHLER: Tom Koehler has made 17 appearances (14 starts) against the Mets and holds a 2-5 record with a 4.14 ERA…He has struck out 65 and walked 40 in 87 career innings…Notable Mets career numbers against Koehler are provided below…
- Yoenis Cespedes: .375 (3-8), 2 2B, 1 3B
- Neil Walker: .333 (2-6), 1 2B, 1 RBI
- Michael Conforto: .286 (2-7), 1 HR, 4 RBI
- Wilmer Flores: .273 (3-11), 2 2B, 1 RBI
- Curtis Granderson: .227 (5-22), 1 RBI