Mets visit the Cubs on 4-game road win streak

July 17, 2022 GMT

New York Mets (58-34, first in the NL East) vs. Chicago Cubs (34-57, fourth in the NL Central)

Chicago; Sunday, 2:20 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Mets: David Peterson (5-2, 3.48 ERA, 1.25 WHIP, 76 strikeouts); Cubs: Adrian Sampson (0-1, 3.67 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, 22 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Mets -255, Cubs +209; over/under is 7 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The New York Mets visit the Chicago Cubs aiming to continue a four-game road winning streak.

Chicago is 17-32 at home and 34-57 overall. The Cubs are 10-18 in games decided by one run.

New York has a 58-34 record overall and a 30-19 record in road games. The Mets have the seventh-best team ERA in MLB play at 3.66.

The teams meet Sunday for the fourth time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Patrick Wisdom leads the Cubs with 35 extra base hits (18 doubles and 17 home runs). Nico Hoerner is 10-for-39 with three doubles, a home run and two RBI over the past 10 games.

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Pete Alonso has 24 home runs, 34 walks and 77 RBI while hitting .265 for the Mets. Francisco Lindor is 12-for-43 with a double, a triple, three home runs and nine RBI over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Cubs: 1-9, .199 batting average, 3.90 ERA, outscored by 24 runs

Mets: 7-3, .211 batting average, 1.91 ERA, outscored opponents by 20 runs

INJURIES: Cubs: Andrelton Simmons: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Kyle Hendricks: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Alec Mills: 15-Day IL (back), Jason Heyward: 10-Day IL (knee), Michael Hermosillo: 60-Day IL (quadricep), Nick Madrigal: 10-Day IL (groin), Wade Miley: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Manuel Rodriguez: 60-Day IL (elbow), Ethan Roberts: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Adbert Alzolay: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Codi Heuer: 60-Day IL (elbow), Brad Wieck: 60-Day IL (elbow)

Mets: James McCann: 10-Day IL (oblique), Tylor Megill: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Sean Reid-Foley: 60-Day IL (elbow), Trevor May: 60-Day IL (tricep), Jacob deGrom: 60-Day IL (shoulder), John Curtiss: 60-Day IL (elbow), Joey Lucchesi: 60-Day IL (elbow)

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