Mets face Braves on SNY in Game 2 of doubleheader

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Mets Francisco Lindor smiles in dugout
Mets Francisco Lindor smiles in dugout

The Mets continue a four-game series against the Atlanta Braves in Game 2 of a doubleheader on Monday at Citi Field on SNY.

  • The Mets beat the Braves in Game 1 of this doubleheader, 4-2.

  • Jacob deGrom lowered his ERA to 0.50 after allowing no earned runs on one hit, two walks and six strikeouts in five innings of play.

  • Robert Gsellman was placed on the IL before Game 1 with a lat issue that turns out is really a lat tear that will keep him out at least 6-8 weeks.

  • Jeurys Familia was placed on the IL after Game 1 with a right hip impingement and Yennsy Diaz was recalled from Syracuse.

  • Tomas Nido left Game 1 after getting hit by a pitch in the wrist. X-rays on his wrist came back negative after the game.

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Braves

Mets

Ronald Acuna Jr. - RF

Jonathan Villar - 3B

Freddie Freeman - 1B

Francisco Lindor - SS

Ozzie Albies - 2B

Jeff McNeil - 2B

Abraham Almonte - LF

Pete Alonso - 1B

Austin Riley - 3B

Dom Smith - LF

Dansby Swanson - SS

James McCann - C

William Contreras - C

Kevin Pillar - CF

Guillermo Heredia - CF

Billy McKinney - RF

Ian Anderson - P

Jerad Eickoff - P

Who is starting for the Mets?

RHP Jerad Eickoff, who makes his third start of June after coming out of the bullpen in his last outing vs. the Braves. He went one inning, but allowed a whopping five earned runs on six hits and a walk.

He holds a 3-4 record and 5.71 ERA on the season.

Who is starting for the Braves?

RHP Ian Anderson, who allowed four earned runs on seven hits and one walk in his last outing against the Boston Red Sox last week.

Anderson has a 4-3 record and 3.58 ERA on the season.

Upcoming schedule

The Mets and Braves continue their series on Tuesday at 7:10 p.m.

Marcus Stroman gets the start for New York, opposed by Charlie Morton for Atlanta.

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