Pre-Game: Padres vs. Mets (Game 2)

The Mets will look for the split of their day-night doubleheader against the Padres tonight at Citi Field. Game time is at 7:10 pm.

The lineup is as follows:

1. Jose Reyes SS
2. Jesus Feliciano CF
3. David Wright 3B
4. Ike Davis 1B
5. Chris Carter LF
6. Rod Barajas C
7. Jeff Francoeur RF
8. Ruben Tejada 2B
9. Jon Niese SP

Niese (2-2, 4.28 ERA) made a successful return from the disabled list last Saturday against the Marlins, hurling seven innings and allowing just one run, earning his second victory of the season. Niese is making his first career start against the Padres

Jon Garland (6-3, 2.68 ERA) will start for the Padres. Garland allowed six runs and ten hits in a loss to the Phillies last Saturday. In his career, he’s 1-0 with a 2.57 ERA in three starts against the Mets.