New York Mets (50-44):
1. Jose Reyes (S) 3B
2. Curtis Granderson (L) RF
3. Yoenis Cespedes (R) LF
4. Wilmer Flores (R) 1B
5. Neil Walker (S) 2B
6. Asdrubal Cabrera (S) SS
7. Travis d’Arnaud (R) C
8. Juan Lagares (R) CF
9. Logan Verrett (R) P
SP: Logan Verrett RHP (3-6, 4.21 ERA)
Miami Marlins (52-43):
1. J.T. Realmuto (R) C
2. Miguel Rojas (R) 3B
3. Christian Yelich (L) LF
4. Giancarlo Stanton (R) RF
5. Marcell Ozuna (R) CF
6. Derek Dietrich (L) 2B
7. Chris Johnson (R) 1B
8. Adeiny Hechavarria (R) SS
9. Adam Conley (L) P
SP: Adam Conley LHP (6-5, 3.61 ERA)
Tonight’s game can be seen on SNY.
METS-MARLINS NOTES: The Mets have won 12 of their last 19 games in Miami…New York is 27-20 vs. the Marlins since 2014.
FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS: The Mets are 11-4 on Friday’s, including 6-2 on the road this year…New York’s .733 winning percentage on Friday’s is the second-best in the majors, behind Cleveland (12-3, .800).
AFTER AN OFF DAY: The Mets are 10-1 after a scheduled off day this year and have scored an average of 5 runs in those 11 games.
HOTTER THAN JULY: Wilmer Flores has seven homers this month, tied for the major league lead with Max Kepler and Ryan Schimpf…Flores is hitting .341 (14-41) with 13 RBI in 13 games in July…He is tied for eighth in the NL with 13 RBI this month…Flores has five homers in his last eight games.
DOMINANT PEN: New York’s bullpen is 4-1 with seven saves and a 1.61 ERA (nine earned runs/50.1 innings) since June 30…The pen has a 1.74 ERA in July which ranks second in the majors.
VERRETT VS. MARLINS: Logan Verrett has faced the Marlins twice this season (one start, one relief appearance)…Has not received a decision in either outing…Tossed a combined 8 scoreless innings, struck out seven and walked two.
METS VS. CONLEY: Adam Conley has made three appearances (two starts) in his career against the Mets…He is 1-0 with a 0.59 ERA and has struck out 19 and walked 2 in 15.1 innings…Notable numbers against the southpaw are provided below…
- Neil Walker: .333 (1-3), 2 K
- Curtis Granderson: .250 (1-4), 1 B, 1 K
- Asdrubal Cabrera: .250 (1-4), 1 BB, 1 K
- Wilmer Flores: .200 (1-5), 1 2B
- Juan Lagares: .000 (0-6), 1 K
- Yoenis Cespedes: .000 (0-7), 5 K