New York Mets (62-37, first in the NL East) vs. Miami Marlins (47-53, fourth in the NL East)
Miami; Saturday, 6:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Mets: Carlos Carrasco (0-0); Marlins: TBD
BOTTOM LINE: The Miami Marlins host the New York Mets looking to end a five-game home losing streak.
Miami is 47-53 overall and 22-24 at home. The Marlins are 25-13 in games when they did not give up a home run.
New York has a 31-20 record on the road and a 62-37 record overall. Mets hitters have a collective .325 on-base percentage, the second-ranked percentage in the NL.
Saturday’s game is the 13th meeting between these teams this season. The Mets have an 8-4 advantage in the season series.
Starling Marte is fifth on the Mets with a .302 batting average, and has 19 doubles, four triples, 11 home runs, 18 walks and 46 RBI. Pete Alonso is 13-for-36 with three home runs and 12 RBI over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Marlins: 4-6, .243 batting average, 4.70 ERA, outscored by 16 runs
Mets: 7-3, .249 batting average, 2.35 ERA, outscored opponents by 14 runs
INJURIES: Marlins: Trevor Rogers: 15-Day IL (back), Max Meyer: 60-Day IL (elbow), Daniel Castano: day-to-day (forehead), Jordan Holloway: 15-Day IL (elbow), Garrett Cooper: 10-Day IL (wrist), Anthony Bender: 60-Day IL (back), Jazz Chisholm: 60-Day IL (back), Cody Poteet: 60-Day IL (elbow), Elieser Hernandez: 15-Day IL (covid-19), Brian Anderson: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Tommy Nance: 15-Day IL (groin), Jorge Soler: 10-Day IL (back), Jimmy Yacabonis: 15-Day IL (groin), Jon Berti: 10-Day IL (groin), Edward Cabrera: 15-Day IL (elbow), Cole Sulser: 15-Day IL (lat), Jesus Luzardo: 60-Day IL (forearm), Paul Campbell: 60-Day IL (elbow), Sean Guenther: 60-Day IL (arm)
Mets: Drew Smith: 15-Day IL (back), Dominic Smith: 10-Day IL (ankle), James McCann: 10-Day IL (oblique), Tylor Megill: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Sean Reid-Foley: 60-Day IL (elbow), Trevor May: 60-Day IL (tricep), Jacob deGrom: 60-Day IL (shoulder), John Curtiss: 60-Day IL (elbow), Joey Lucchesi: 60-Day IL (elbow)
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