The Mets (75-70, 2.0 GB in Wild Card race) finish their four-game series with the Arizona Diamondbacks (75-71, 2.5 GB in Wild Card race) on Thursday afternoon at 1:10 p.m. on SNY.
The Mets have won three straight games and six of their last 10. ... The Mets now have 10 shutout wins this season, the seventh most in baseball. ... As a team, the Mets are hitting .278 with 19 home runs during the month of September.
|Amed Rosario, SS||Ketel Marte, CF|
|Pete Alonso, 1B||Josh Rojas, LF|
|Robinson Cano, 2B||Eduardo Escobar, 2B|
|J.D. Davis, LF||Christian Walker, 1B|
|Michael Conforto, RF||Jake Lamb, 3B|
|Todd Frazier, 3B||Nick Ahmed, SS|
|Juan Lagares, CF||Alex Avila, C|
|Tomas Nido, C||Jarrod Dyson, RF|
|Marcus Stroman, RHP||Alex Young, LHP|
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Who is starting for the Mets?
RHP Marcus Stroman (7-13, 3.42 ERA), who has struggled to get into a rhythm as a Met. ... In his last start, Stroman allowed five runs (four earned) on 10 hits in just 4.0 innings of work against the Phillies.
Who is starting for the Diamondbacks?
LHP Alex Young (7-3, 3.38 ERA), who set a D-backs rookie record for strikeouts in his last start, punching out 12 Reds on Saturday. ... He went 8 innings and allowed just two hits.
The Mets begin a three-game series with the Dodgers on Friday night at Citi Field, with first pitch set for 7:10 p.m. Noah Syndergaard is scheduled to face off against Dodgers lefty Clayton Kershaw.