The New York Mets (65-74) and Miami Marlins (67-70) have split the first two games of their three game set. The Marlins won a sloppy affair on Labor Day, but the Mets bounced back last night with an 8-6 win. The two teams will wrap up their final contest in Miami this season tonight. First pitch at Marlins Park is scheduled for 7:10 pm.
The Mets will send Rookie of the Year Candidate Jacob deGrom (7-6, 2.94 ERA) to the mound. deGrom picked up a win in his last start, tossing seven shutout innings against the Philadelphia Phillies last Friday. The Marlins will counter with New York native Tom Koehler (9-9, 3.79 ERA), Koehler took a no decision his last time out after allowing two runs in six innings against the Atlanta Braves.
New York Mets Lineup:
- CF Juan Lagares
- LF Matt den Dekker
- 3B David Wright
- 1B Lucas Duda
- C Travis d'Arnaud
- RF Kirk Nieuwenhuis
- 2B Dilson Herrera
- SS Ruben Tejada
- SP Jacob deGrom
- Curtis Granderson, who is in an 0 for 18 skid, gets a day off. Kirk Nieuwenhuis will fill in for him in right field and bat sixth.
- Tom Koehler is 1-2 with a 1.82 ERA in six home starts against the Mets.
- David Wright, who had a big night last night, is 6 for 16 in his career against Koehler and is hitting .396 in his last 22 games against the Marlins.
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