New York takes 3-game skid into matchup with San Francisco
Flushing, Queens; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EDT
LINE: Mets favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: New York enters the matchup as losers of their last three games.
The Mets are 15-10 on their home turf. The New York pitching staff as a whole has an ERA of 4.70. Jacob deGrom leads the team with a 3.49 ERA.
The Giants are 15-16 on the road. The San Francisco offense has compiled a .225 batting average as a team this season, last in the National League. Buster Posey leads the team with a average of .257. The Giants won the last meeting 9-3. Mark Melancon earned his second victory and Stephen Vogt went 2-for-5 with a double and two RBIs for San Francisco. Robert Gsellman took his first loss for New York.
LAST 10 GAMES: Mets: 4-6, .260 batting average, 5.44 ERA, outscored by 13 runs
Giants: 4-6, .250 batting average, 5.73 ERA, outscored by 18 runs
Mets Injuries: Justin Wilson: 10-day IL (elbow), Drew Smith: 60-day IL (elbow), Seth Lugo: 10-day IL (shoulder), Jacob deGrom: day-to-day (hip), Luis Avilan: 10-day IL (elbow), Brandon Nimmo: 10-day IL (neck), Yoenis Cespedes: 60-day IL (heels), Dom Smith: day-to-day (right thumb soreness), Jed Lowrie: 60-day IL (knee), Robinson Cano: 10-day IL (quad).