Game 62: Cubs at Mets, 7:10 p.m.

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The Good: The Mets have hit 12 home runs over their last eight games. Mets starting pitchers have turned in eight consecutive quality starts at Citi Field. Since June 5, David Wright is hitting .393 with five runs scored, two doubles, two home runs and five RBI.

The Bad: The Mets are 2-7 in June and 8-11 in one-run games. Shaun Marcum is 0-7 in his nine appearances this season, but the Mets have only scored 2.20 runs when Marcum is on the mound (the second-lowest mark in the majors).

The Pitching Matchups: Shaun Marcum (0-7, 4.98 ERA) will face off against Edwin Jackson (2-8, 5.76 ERA)

New York Mets

  1. Jordany Valdespin – 2B
  2. Daniel Murphy – 1B
  3. David Wright – 3B
  4. Lucas Duda – LF
  5. Marlon Byrd – RF
  6. John Buck – C
  7. Omar Quintanilla – SS
  8. Juan Lagares – CF
  9. Shaun Marcum – RHP
Chicago Cubs

  1. David DeJesus – CF
  2. Starlin Castro – SS
  3. Nate Schierholtz – RF
  4. Alfonso Soriano – LF
  5. Anthony Rizzo – 1B
  6. Dioner Navarro – C
  7. Luis Valbuena – 3B
  8. Darwin Barney – 2B
  9. Edwin Jackson – RHP