Game 89: Mets at Pirates, 7:05 p.m.

game 89

The Good: The Mets have a four-game winning streak and are 16-9 in their last 25 games. The Mets are 23-21 on the road this year, a .523 winning percentage, good for third-best in MLB.

The Bad: Mets relievers have posted a 4.04 ERA this season, 21st in MLB.

The Game: Jeremy Hefner (4-6, 3.39 ERA) faces off against Charlie Morton (1-2, 3.38 ERA). Hefner has 12 quality starts this season, and leads the majors with a 1.64 ERA since June 12.

New York Mets

  1. Eric Young Jr. – LF
  2. Daniel Murphy – 2B
  3. David Wright – 3B
  4. Ike Davis – 1B
  5. Marlon Byrd – RF
  6. Kirk Nieuwenhuis – CF
  7. Anthony Recker – C
  8. Omar Quintanilla – SS
  9. Jeremy Hefner – RHP
Pittsburgh Pirates

  1. Starling Marte – LF
  2. Jose Tabata – RF
  3. Andrew McCutchen – CF
  4. Pedro Alvarez – 3B
  5. Russel Martin – C
  6. Garrett Jones – 1B
  7. Jordy Mercer – 2B
  8. Clint Barnes – SS
  9. Charlie Morton – RHP