San Diego Padres (54-42, second in the NL West) vs. New York Mets (58-37, first in the NL East)
New York; Sunday, 7:08 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Padres: Joe Musgrove (8-2, 2.42 ERA, .97 WHIP, 102 strikeouts); Mets: Carlos Carrasco (10-4, 4.27 ERA, 1.33 WHIP, 100 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Mets -119, Padres -100; over/under is 7 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The New York Mets take on the San Diego Padres looking to end a three-game home skid.
New York has gone 28-17 at home and 58-37 overall. The Mets have a 24-9 record in games when they did not give up a home run.
San Diego has a 54-42 record overall and a 29-21 record in road games. Padres pitchers have a collective 3.71 ERA, which ranks eighth in the majors.
Sunday’s game is the sixth time these teams square off this season. The Padres are up 4-1 in the season series.
TOP PERFORMERS: Pete Alonso has 24 home runs, 34 walks and 78 RBI while hitting .271 for the Mets. Francisco Lindor is 12-for-42 with a double, a triple, a home run and six RBI over the past 10 games.
Manny Machado has 16 home runs, 38 walks and 53 RBI while hitting .298 for the Padres. Jake Cronenworth is 9-for-36 with two doubles, a triple, two home runs and five RBI over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Mets: 5-5, .211 batting average, 1.86 ERA, outscored opponents by seven runs
Padres: 5-5, .241 batting average, 5.17 ERA, outscored by 15 runs
INJURIES: Mets: 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)
Padres: C.J. Abrams: day-to-day (biceps), Robert Suarez: 60-Day IL (knee), Craig Stammen: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Drew Pomeranz: 60-Day IL (elbow), Matt Beaty: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Wil Myers: 10-Day IL (knee), Pierce Johnson: 60-Day IL (elbow), Austin Adams: 60-Day IL (forearm), Fernando Tatis Jr.: 60-Day IL (wrist)
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