The Mets will look to avoid a three-game sweep when they take on the Cubs in Chicago on Thursday at 7:05 p.m. ET.
Jacob deGrom (0-2, 2.42 ERA) gets the start for the Mets, opposed by Travis Wood (5-5, 5.15 ERA) for Chicago.
Shortly after 7 p.m., the Mets will make the 10th overall selection in the 2014 amateur draft.
Later on, Noah Syndergaard will start for Triple-A Las Vegas. It will be Syndergaard’s first start since being diagnosed with a mild flexor-pronator strain in his right elbow.
In case you missed it…
Last night at Wrigley Field, the Mets blew an early 3-0 lead as Daisuke Matsuzaka allowed four runs in 4 1/3 inning pitched, and Jeurys Familia uncorked a wild pitch that brought in the eventual winning run during a 5-4 loss to the Cubs >> Read more at MetsBlog, ESPN, MLB.com and Newsday…
After Wednesday’s game, outfielder Andrew Brown was activated. To clear room for Brown, reliever Buddy Carlyle was designated for assignment.