The New York Mets (48-53) will open up a four-game series with the Milwaukee Brewers (57-45) Thursday night at Miller Park. First pitch is scheduled for 8:10 PM. The Brewers currently sit atop the NL Central having won five of their last seven, while the Mets remain seven games out of the Wild Card, posting a 3-3 record since the All-Star break.
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Mets Starting Lineup
- RF Curtis Granders
- 2B Daniel Murphy
- 3B David Wright
- 1B Lucas Duda
- C Travis d'Arnaud
- LF Eric Young Jr.
- SS Wilmer Flores
- CF Juan Lagares
- SP Dillon Gee
Dillon Gee (4-2, 2.92) will start for the Mets, coming off a rough outing last Saturday in San Diego in which he took the loss while allowing four runs in five innings. Lifetime, Gee has never taken a decision from the Brewers, posting a lifetime 0-3 record with a 6.75 ERA in three starts.
Matt Garza (6-7, 4.04) gets the ball for the Brew Crew, coming off an even worse outing, in which he recorded just one out Saturday against Washington. Garza was torched for five runs on five hits and two walks as the Brewers lost 8-3. Garza is 0-0 with a 2.93 ERA in two career starts against the Mets.
- The two ballclubs met earlier this season in New York, with the Brewers taking two out of three from the Amazins.
- Shortstop Ruben Tejada will miss Thursday's game as a precaution after taking a 94 MPH Taijuan Walker fastball off the helmet in Wednesday's game versus Seattle. Wilmer Flores has been recalled from AAA Las Vegas and will start at short.
- All-Star Jonathan Lucroy leads the Brew Crew with a .312 average, with Ryan Braun leading in RBI with 58 on the season. Former Met and fellow All-Star Carlos Gomez is having an excellent season, batting .304 with 14 homers and 51 RBI.
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