Mets play the Braves leading series 1-0

July 12, 2022 GMT

New York Mets (54-33, first in the NL East) vs. Atlanta Braves (52-36, second in the NL East)

Atlanta; Tuesday, 7:20 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Mets: David Peterson (5-1, 3.48 ERA, 1.27 WHIP, 67 strikeouts); Braves: Spencer Strider (4-2, 2.88 ERA, .98 WHIP, 102 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Braves -165, Mets +140; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The New York Mets play the Atlanta Braves leading the series 1-0.

Atlanta has a 30-19 record in home games and a 52-36 record overall. The Braves have hit 134 total home runs to lead the NL.

New York has a 54-33 record overall and a 26-18 record in road games. The Mets have the fifth-ranked team ERA in the NL at 3.76.

Tuesday’s game is the sixth time these teams match up this season. The Mets are up 3-2 in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Dansby Swanson has 19 doubles, a triple, 14 home runs and 50 RBI while hitting .296 for the Braves. Austin Riley is 18-for-41 with five doubles and five home runs over the last 10 games.

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Pete Alonso leads the Mets with 37 extra base hits (14 doubles and 23 home runs). Brandon Nimmo is 10-for-42 with two doubles, three home runs and eight RBI over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Braves: 7-3, .266 batting average, 1.91 ERA, outscored opponents by 22 runs

Mets: 6-4, .248 batting average, 2.54 ERA, outscored opponents by 15 runs

INJURIES: Braves: Kenley Jansen: 15-Day IL (heart), Luke Jackson: 60-Day IL (elbow), Ozzie Albies: 60-Day IL (foot), Manny Pina: 60-Day IL (wrist), Mike Soroka: 60-Day IL (achilles), Kirby Yates: 60-Day IL (elbow)

Mets: Starling Marte: day-to-day (groin), 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.