Rockies visit the Mets after Lambert’s solid performance
Flushing, Queens; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rockies: Antonio Senzatela (4-4, 5.33 ERA, 1.56 WHIP, 33 strikeouts) Mets: Jacob deGrom (3-5, 3.49 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, 84 strikeouts)
LINE: Mets favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 7 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Colorado heads into the matchup after a strong showing by Peter Lambert. Lambert went seven innings, surrendering one run on four hits with nine strikeouts against Chicago.
The Mets are 17-10 in home games. New York is averaging 4.5 RBIs per game this season. Pete Alonso leads the team with 45 total runs batted in.
The Rockies are 14-17 on the road. Colorado ranks fourth in the league in hitting with a .262 batting average, David Dahl leads the team with an average of .335. This is the first meeting of the season for these two teams.
TOP PERFORMERS: Alonso leads the Mets with 20 home runs and is batting .265. Dom Smith is 9-for-20 with three home runs and three RBIs over the last 10 games for New York.
LAST 10 GAMES: Mets: 4-6, .285 batting average, 5.28 ERA, outscored by four runs
Rockies: 8-2, .292 batting average, 4.25 ERA, outscored opponents by 18 runs
Mets Injuries: Justin Wilson: 10-day IL (elbow), Drew Smith: 60-day IL (elbow), Jacob deGrom: day-to-day (hip), Luis Avilan: 10-day IL (elbow), Brandon Nimmo: 10-day IL (neck), Yoenis Cespedes: 60-day IL (heels), Jed Lowrie: 60-day IL (knee), Robinson Cano: day-to-day (quad).
Rockies Injuries: Harrison Musgrave: 60-day IL (elbow), Jon Gray: day-to-day (finger), Mike Dunn: 10-day IL (shoulder), Wade Davis: 10-day IL (oblique), Tyler Anderson: 60-day IL (knee), Charlie Blackmon: 10-day IL (calf).