Preview: Marlins begin season-ending road trip against Steven Matz, Mets
TV: FOX Sports Florida
TIME: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m.
Miami Marlins (54-101, fifth in the NL East) vs. New York Mets (81-74, third in the NL East)
Marlins: Caleb Smith (9-10, 4.24 ERA)
Mets: Steven Matz (10-9, 4.16 ERA)
Mets -201; over/under is 8 1/2 runs
NL East opponents New York and Miami will face off on Monday.
The Mets are 35-34 against teams from the NL East. The New York pitching staff averages 9.3 strikeouts per nine innings, Jacob deGrom leads them with a mark of 11.3.
The Marlins have gone 21-48 against division opponents. Miami’s team on-base percentage of .297 is last in the National League. Garrett Cooper leads the club with an OBP of .344.
Pete Alonso leads the Mets with 82 extra base hits and is slugging .588. Juan Lagares is 3-for-12 with two home runs and seven RBIs over the last 10 games for New York.
LAST 10 GAMES
Mets: 6-4, .224 batting average, 3.38 ERA, outscored opponents by 17 runs
Marlins: 3-7, .242 batting average, 4.55 ERA, outscored by four runs
Marlins Injuries: Drew Steckenrider: (elbow), Julian Fernandez: (elbow), Austin Brice: (forearm), JT Riddle: (forearm), Cesar Puello: (hip), Brian Anderson: (hand), Garrett Cooper: (knee), Chad Wallach: (concussion).