The Mets (7-8-1) host the Cardinals (6-7) on Sunday at First Data Field at 1:10 p.m. on WPIX.
Amed Rosario returns to the lineup for the first time since exiting the game on March 4 after getting hit in the hand with a pitch. ... Jeff McNeil gets the start at third base as the Mets prepare for the possibility that neither Todd Frazier or Jed Lowrie will be ready for Opening Day. ... Steven Matz is on the mound.
|Matt Carpenter, 3B||Brandon Nimmo, LF|
|Paul DeJong, SS||Jeff McNeil, 3B|
|Paul Goldschmidt, 1B||Robinson Cano, 2B|
|Tyler O'Neill, CF||Michael Conforto, RF|
|Matt Wieters, C||Wilson Ramos, C|
|Yairo Munoz, RF||Peter Alonso, DH|
|Kolten Wong, 2B||Dominic Smith, 1B|
|Andrew Knizner, DH||Juan Lagares, CF|
|Dylan Carlson, LF||Amed Rosario, SS|
Who is starting for the Mets?
LHP Steven Matz.
After Matz, Edwin Diaz, Justin Wilson, Jeurys Familia, and Robert Gsellman are among those scheduled to pitch.
Who is starting for the Cardinals?
LHP Austin Gomber.
The Mets travel to face the Astros on Monday at 1:05 p.m.
LHP Jason Vargas gets the start.