Mets host the Giants in first of 4-game series
San Francisco Giants (6-2) vs. New York Mets (6-3)
New York; Tuesday, 3:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Giants: Alex Cobb (1-0, 3.60 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, 10 strikeouts); Mets: Tylor Megill (2-0, .00 ERA, .58 WHIP, 11 strikeouts)
BOTTOM LINE: The New York Mets host the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday to begin a four-game series.
New York had a 77-85 record overall and a 47-34 record in home games last season. The Mets scored 3.9 runs per game in the 2021 season while allowing 4.1.
San Francisco had a 107-55 record overall and a 53-28 record in road games last season. The Giants pitching staff had a collective 3.24 ERA last season while averaging 8.8 strikeouts and 2.6 walks per nine innings.
INJURIES: Mets: Brandon Nimmo: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Mark Canha: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Taijuan Walker: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Jacob deGrom: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Jake Reed: 10-Day IL (side), John Curtiss: 60-Day IL (elbow), Joey Lucchesi: 60-Day IL (elbow)
Giants: LaMonte Wade Jr: 10-Day IL (knee), Evan Longoria: 10-Day IL (finger), Tommy La Stella: 10-Day IL (achilles), Matthew Boyd: 60-Day IL (elbow)