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The Mets (33-25) continue a four-game series against the Chicago Cubs (38-28) at Citi FIeld on Tuesday at 7:10 p.m. on SNY.
Mets starters have a 1.69 ERA in 24 home games this season, which is the lowest ERA by a team's starters through the first 24 home games since the Houston Astros had a 1.56 ERA in 1981
Edwin Diaz has a 0.79 ERA over his last 11 appearances
The Mets have homered in 15 of their last 18 games
Francisco Lindor is batting .310 with a .944 OPS over his last 15 games
On this day in 1983, the Mets acquired Keith Hernandez from the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for Neil Allen and Rick Ownbey
Joc Pederson, LF
Kris Bryant, 3B
Javier Baez, SS
Anthony Rizzo, 1B
Willson Contreras, C
Ian Happ, CF
Jason Heyward, RF
Sergio Alcantara, 2B
Alec Mills, RHP
Who is starting for the Mets?
RHP Taijuan Walker, who allowed one run in 7.0 innings while giving up five hits, walking one, and striking out nine last Wednesday against the Orioles in Baltimore.
Overall this season, Walker has a 2.07 ERA and 1.03 WHIP with 60 strikeouts in 61.0 innings over 11 starts.
Who is starting for the Cubs?
RHP Alec Mills, who has pitched primarily in relief this season and is making just his second start.
Overall, Mills has a 6.08 ERA and 1.52 WHIP with 15 strikeouts in 23.2 innings.
The Mets continue their series against the Cubs on Wednesday at 7:10 p.m.
Jacob deGrom gets the start for New York, while the Cubs have yet to announce a starter.