Marlins aim to secure 2-game series win against the Mets

September 28, 2022 GMT

Miami Marlins (64-90, fourth in the NL East) vs. New York Mets (97-58, second in the NL East)

New York; Wednesday, 7:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Marlins: Jesus Luzardo (3-7, 3.57 ERA, 1.04 WHIP, 102 strikeouts); Mets: Taijuan Walker (12-5, 3.53 ERA, 1.19 WHIP, 114 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Mets -196, Marlins +163; over/under is 7 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Miami Marlins and the New York Mets play on Wednesday in the second game of a two-game series. The Marlins won the first, 6-4.

New York is 97-58 overall and 50-27 at home. Mets hitters have a collective .332 on-base percentage, the second-ranked percentage in the NL.

Miami is 32-44 on the road and 64-90 overall. The Marlins have a 22-37 record in games decided by one run.

The teams meet Wednesday for the 19th time this season. The Mets are up 12-6 in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Pete Alonso has 26 doubles and 40 home runs for the Mets. Francisco Lindor is 16-for-43 with three doubles, a triple and a home run over the last 10 games.

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Garrett Cooper has 33 doubles, two triples, nine home runs and 50 RBI while hitting .261 for the Marlins. Bryan De La Cruz is 15-for-35 with six doubles and two home runs over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Mets: 7-3, .263 batting average, 4.19 ERA, outscored opponents by 18 runs

Marlins: 5-5, .267 batting average, 2.97 ERA, outscored opponents by seven runs

INJURIES: Mets: Tommy Hunter: 15-Day IL (back), Mychal Givens: 15-Day IL (undisclosed), Bryce Montes de Oca: 15-Day IL (hamstring), Starling Marte: 10-Day IL (hand), Brett Baty: 10-Day IL (thumb), Sean Reid-Foley: 60-Day IL (elbow), John Curtiss: 60-Day IL (elbow), Joey Lucchesi: 60-Day IL (elbow)

Marlins: Edward Cabrera: day-to-day (ankle), Joey Wendle: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Trevor Rogers: 15-Day IL (lat), Tommy Nance: 15-Day IL (groin), Jorge Soler: 60-Day IL (back), Avisail Garcia: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Anthony Bender: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jordan Holloway: 60-Day IL (elbow), Daniel Castano: 7-Day IL (concussion), Max Meyer: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jazz Chisholm: 60-Day IL (back), Cody Poteet: 60-Day IL (elbow), Paul Campbell: 60-Day IL (elbow), Sean Guenther: 60-Day IL (arm)

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.