Lineups & Game Notes: Brewers vs. Mets 2:10 pm et.
New York Mets (34-27):
1. Curtis Granderson (L) RF
2. Matt Reynolds (R) SS
3. Yoenis Cespedes (R) CF
4. Kelly Johnson (L) 2B
5. James Loney (L) 1B
6. Wilmer Flores (R) 3B
7. Alejandro De Aza (L) LF
8. Kevin Plawecki (R) C
9. Steven Matz (R) P
Milwaukee Brewers (29-33):
1. Jonathan Villar (S) SS
2. Hernan Perez (R) RF
3. Ryan Braun (R) LF
4. Jonathan Lucroy (R) C
5. Chris Carter (R) 1B
6. Aaron Hill (R) 3B
7. Scooter Gennett (L) 2B
8. Keon Broxton (R) CF
9. Zach Davies (R) P
Today’s game can be seen on WPIX.
METS-BREWERS NOTES: The Mets .607 career winning percentage in Milwaukee is the club’s highest vs. any NL team on the road…New York had its six-game winning streak vs. the Brewers snapped on Saturday…The Mets are 5-1 vs. Milwaukee this year and have won eight of the last 11 match- ups…The last time the Mets won five games vs. the Brew Crew in a single season was in 2002 (5-1).
JEKYLL AND HYDE: The Mets have scored 25 runs in their five wins this road trip (5.0 runs per game) and have scored a total of six runs in their four losses (1.5 runs per game) on this trip.
PITCHING IS THE KEY: The Mets rank second in the majors with a 3.12 team ERA…The staff surrendered a season high-tying five homers yesterday, but still has allowed the second-fewest homers (48) in the majors…New York has issued the second-fewest walks (156) in the majors.
GO WITH THE FLO: Wilmer Flores is hitting .464 (13-28) with three runs scored, three doubles and three RBI in nine games since replacing David Wright as the starting third baseman…He has a .515 OBP in that span.
HEATING UP: Asdrubal Cabrera has two doubles , two home runs, three RBI’s and has scored six runs in his last nine games…He has a hit in four straight games, going 6-15 (.400) with one double, one home run and two RBI.
GRAND SERIES: Curtis Granderson is hitting .500 (6-12) with three runs scored, one double, one triple, two homers, two RBI and two walks during this series…He has a .600 OBP in these first three games.
MAGNIFICENT MATZ: Steven Matz is 11-2 in 16 regular season games in the majors…Matz won seven straight starts from April 17-May 25…In his last nine starts, Matz is 7-1 with a 1.38 ERA with 60 strikeouts.
MATZ LOVES THE SUNSHINE: Matz is 3-0 and has not allowed a run in 22.2 innings during the day this season and he is 5-0 with a 0.86 ERA in six career starts during the day.
ROAD WARRIOR: Matz is 6-1 with a 1.99 ERA in nine career regular season starts away from Citi Field…He is 4-1 with a 1.67 ERA in five road starts this season.
MATZ VS. BREWERS: Matz is 1-0 with a 2.57 ERA (two earned runs/7.0 innings pitched) in one start against Milwaukee back on May 20…He struck out eight and walked one.
METS VS. DAVIES: The Mets faced Zach Davies back on May 21 and he left the game with a no decision…Davies pitched 5.1 innings while allowing four runs on five hits…He struck out five and walked two…Mets notable numbers against Davies are provided below…
- Yoenis Cespedes: .667 (2-3), 1 HR, 2 RBI
- Curtis Granderson: .333 (1-3), 1 HR, 1 RBI
- Michael Conforto: .500 (1-2), 1 2B, 1 BB
- Asdrubal Cabrera: .500 (1-2), 1 RBI