The Mets (8-8-1) travel to face the Astros (8-7) on Monday at 1:05 p.m. in West Palm Beach.
Pete Alonso gets the start at first base while Dominic Smith gets the day off. ... Jeff McNeil is at third base for the second-straight game. ... Brandon Nimmo leads off and plays center field. ... Jason Vargas is on the mound.
|Brandon Nimmo, CF||Tony Kemp, DH|
|Jeff McNeil, 3B||Jake Marisnick, CF|
|Robinson Cano, 2B||Yuli Gurriel, 3B|
|Michael Conforto, RF||Michael Brantley, LF|
|Pete Alonso, 1B||Tyler White, 1B|
|Danny Espinosa, DH||Josh Reddick, RF|
|Gregor Blanco, LF||Nick Tanielu, 2B|
|Devin Mesoraco, C||Max Stassi, C|
|Amed Rosario, SS||Alex De Goti, SS|
Who is starting for the Mets?
LHP Jason Vargas.
After Vargas, Luis Avilan, Seth Lugo, Paul Sewald, and Jacob Rhame are among those scheduled to pitch.
Who is starting for the Astros?
RHP Brad Peacock.
The Mets travel to face the Marlins on Tuesday at 1:05 p.m.
RHP Jacob deGrom gets the start.