Mets and Rangers play with series tied 1-1
Texas Rangers (37-39, second in the AL West) vs. New York Mets (48-30, first in the NL East)
New York; Sunday, 1:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rangers: Jon Gray (4-3, 3.89 ERA, 1.16 WHIP, 76 strikeouts); Mets: Carlos Carrasco (8-4, 4.85 ERA, 1.34 WHIP, 81 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Mets -144, Rangers +123; over/under is 8 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The New York Mets and Texas Rangers meet on Sunday with the three-game series tied 1-1.
New York has gone 25-13 in home games and 48-30 overall. The Mets have a 20-6 record in games when they did not give up a home run.
Texas has a 37-39 record overall and a 20-19 record on the road. The Rangers have a 27-7 record in games when they have more hits than their opponents.
Sunday’s game is the third time these teams meet this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Jeff McNeil is seventh on the Mets with a .318 batting average, and has 17 doubles, a triple, four home runs, 20 walks and 33 RBI. Brandon Nimmo is 14-for-42 with a home run and three RBI over the last 10 games.
Corey Seager has 10 doubles, 15 home runs and 36 RBI while hitting .226 for the Rangers. Marcus Semien is 12-for-43 with three doubles and three home runs over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Mets: 4-6, .220 batting average, 4.45 ERA, outscored by 12 runs
Rangers: 6-4, .265 batting average, 2.86 ERA, outscored opponents by 20 runs
INJURIES: Mets: Chris Bassitt: 15-Day IL (undisclosed), Tylor Megill: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Travis Jankowski: 10-Day IL (hand), Sean Reid-Foley: 60-Day IL (elbow), Max Scherzer: 15-Day IL (oblique), Trevor May: 60-Day IL (tricep), Jacob deGrom: 60-Day IL (shoulder), John Curtiss: 60-Day IL (elbow), Joey Lucchesi: 60-Day IL (elbow)
Rangers: Matt Bush: 15-Day IL (forearm), Eli White: 60-Day IL (wrist), Jonathan Hernandez: 60-Day IL (elbow)