The Mets have lost six consecutive games, during which the bullpen has been credited with losses in five of the six games. It is the team’s longest losing streak since dropping seven in a row in April, 2011.
The Brewers, who have won two straight and three of their last four games, have won 10 of their last 12 road games against the Mets.
Tonight’s starting pitcher for the Brewers, Marco Estrada, has allowed a league-leading 18 home runs this season. However, he is 2-0 in his last three starts, despite his 5.79 ERA.
Daisuke Matsuzaka will start for the Mets tonight. He is 1-0 with a 5.23 ERA in two starts this season. He has not pitched against the Brewers since 2008.
David Wright has just one hit in his last six games (1-for-19). On the other hand, Curtis Granderson has reached base safely in 21 straight games. He is batting .279 (36-129) with seven HR and 23 RBI with a .383 on-base percentage since May 1.
Brewers OF Ryan Braun is hitting .407 (11-for-27) with two doubles, three homers and nine runs during his current seven-game hitting streak against the Mets.