New York Mets (31-23):
1. Alejandro De Aza (L) CF
2. Asdrubal Cabrera (S) SS
3. Curtis Granderson (L) RF
4. Neil Walker (S) 2B
5. Michael Conforto (L) LF
6. James Loney (L) 1B
7. Wilmer Flores (R) 3B
8. Rene Rivera (R) C
9. Matt Harvey (R) P
SP: Matt Harvey RHP (4-7, 5.37 ERA)
Miami Marlins (29-27):
1. Ichiro Suzuki (L) RF
2. Martin Prado (R) 3B
3. Christian Yelich (L) LF
4. Marcell Ozuna (R) CF
5. Justin Bour (L) 1B
6. Derek Dietrich (L) 2B
7. J.T. Realmuto (R) C
8. Adeiny Hechavarria (R) SS
9. Jose Fernandez (R) P
SP: Jose Fernandez RHP (8-2, 2.53 ERA)
Today’s game can be seen on SNY.
METS-MARLINS NOTES: The Mets have won 12 of their last 18 games in Miami…New York is 25-18 vs. the Marlins since 2014…New York has won the first two games of this series and will look for its first three-game sweep of the Marlins since August 3-5, 2015 in Miami.
DAY GAMES: New York is 13-5 in day games this year, including 6-2 on the road…The 13 wins during the day are tied for the second-most in the majors, behind the Cubs (19).
THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS: Matt Harvey tossed 7 shutout innings, allowed just two hits and struck out six in his last start on May 30 vs. the White Sox…Harvey is 2-2 with a 3.48 ERA in seven career starts vs. the Marlins and 1-1 with a 3.13 ERA in four career starts in Miami.
FOUR OR MORE: The Mets are 22-5 when they score four or more runs and 8-18 when they score three or fewer.
FAMILIA RESULTS EVERY TIME: Jeurys Familia has 18 saves, tied for the most in the majors… Is 18-18 in save opportunities in 2016…Familia has saved 34 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 18 consecutive saves to open the season is the second-longest streak to open a season in franchise history (Armando Benitez holds the team record at 24 saves in 2001).
ON BASE STREAKS: Asdrubal Cabrera has reached base safely in 15 straight games, compiling a .328 on-base percentage during that span… His career-high is a 16-game streak from May 5-23, 2011..Neil Walker has reached base safely in his last 16 games… Walker has a .455 on-base percentage during that stretch.
METS VS. FERNANDEZ: Jose Fernandez is 1-0 with a 1.67 ERA (five earned runs/27.0 innings) in five career starts vs. New York…He has struck out 32 and walked 5 batters…Notable Mets career numbers against Fernandez are posted below…
- James Loney: .500 (2-4), 1 BB, 1 K
- Neil Walker: .286 (2-7), 1 RBI, 1 BB
- Asdrubal Cabrera: .200 (1-5), 1 2B, 2 K
- Curtis Granderson: .500 (1-2), 1 2B, 1 BB
- Michael Conforto: .000 (0-1), 1 BB