Seth Lugo makes his first career start against the Colorado Rockies. In his last start, he gave up six runs in an 11-4 loss at Washington, July 4. Here’s the lineup behind him:
Michael Conforto – CF: Ranks sixth in the NL with a .963 OPS.
Asdrubal Cabrera – 2B: Is hitting .281 (16-57) with two homers and seven RBI since coming off the DL, June 23.
Yoenis Cespedes – LF: Has five homers and 12 RBI in 15 career games vs. Rockies.
Jay Bruce – RF: Is tied for fourth in the NL with 23 homers.
T.J. Rivera – 3B: Takes a career-high nine-game hitting streak into tonight’s game.
Jose Reyes – SS: Is hitting .395 with two homers and six RBI in his last 12 games.
Travis d’Arnaud – C: Six of his nine homers have either given the Mets the lead or tied the game.
Seth Lugo – RHP: Mets have won 10 of Lugo’ last 12 starts.