Here is tonight’s lineup for the Mets:
1. Angel Pagan CF
2. Justin Turner 2B
3. Carlos Beltran RF
4. Daniel Murphy 3B
5. Jason bay LF
6. Lucas Duda 1B
7. Josh Thole C
8. Ruben Tejada SS
9. Jonathon Niese (7-7, 3.72) Notes: Jonathon has not allowed more than four earned runs in a single start since may 12 against the Rockies in Colorado.
Vs. Hiroki Kuroda (6-9, 2.90) Notes: Kuroda had a 2.12 ERA in June, but due to the lack of run support, didn’t get a win in any of his starts.
Here are today’s standings before tonight’s game:
According to Mets Blog, if the Mets think think that Jose Reyes will be able to play next weekend against the Phillies, they will not place him on the DL.
According to Adam Rubin of ESPN, despite discomfort in his left glute, R.A. Dickey will start on Friday in San Francisco.