Mets, streaking Ramos set for matchup with Royals
Kansas City, Kansas; Friday, 8:15 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Mets: Noah Syndergaard (8-5, 3.89 ERA) Royals: Mike Montgomery (2-5, 5.19 ERA)
BOTTOM LINE: Wilson Ramos is riding a 10-game hitting streak as New York readies to play Kansas City.
The Royals are 23-37 on their home turf. Kansas City hitters have posted a team on-base percentage of .306 this season, led by Hunter Dozier with a mark of .360.
The Mets are 28-38 in road games. New York has a collective on-base percentage of .324, led by J.D. Davis with a mark of .370.
TOP PERFORMERS: Jorge Soler leads the Royals with 35 home runs and is batting .257. Dozier is 11-for-40 with two doubles, two triples, four home runs and seven RBIs over the last 10 games for Kansas City.
LAST 10 GAMES: Royals: 3-7, .193 batting average, 4.54 ERA, outscored by seven runs
Mets: 7-3, .296 batting average, 3.99 ERA, outscored opponents by 12 runs
Mets Injuries: Drew Smith: (elbow), Jacob Rhame: (elbow), Dominic Smith: (foot), Brandon Nimmo: (neck), Yoenis Cespedes: (heels), Jeff McNeil: (hamstring), Jed Lowrie: (knee), Robinson Cano: (hamstring).