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Lockett expected to start for New York against Miami

August 5, 2019 GMT

Miami Marlins (42-67, fifth in the NL East) vs. New York Mets (55-56, fourth in the NL East)

Flushing, Queens; Monday, 7 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Marlins: Robert Dugger (0-0, 0.00 ERA) Mets: Walker Lockett (1-1, 7.82 ERA)

LINE: Mets favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The New York Mets and Miami Marlins will square off in a doubleheader Monday.

The Mets are 23-24 against the rest of their division. New York has slugged .433 this season. Alonso leads the club with a .580 slugging percentage, including 59 extra-base hits and 34 home runs.

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The Marlins are 16-33 against NL East Division teams. Miami’s team on-base percentage of .291 is last in the National League. Garrett Cooper leads the team with an OBP of .353.

TOP PERFORMERS: Alonso leads the Mets with 34 home runs and is slugging .580. Michael Conforto is 11-for-39 with two doubles, four home runs and eight RBIs over the last 10 games for New York.

Rojas leads the Marlins with 109 hits and has 33 RBIs. Anderson is 10-for-37 with a double, four home runs and eight RBIs over the last 10 games for Miami.

LAST 10 GAMES: Mets: 9-1, .264 batting average, 2.77 ERA, outscored opponents by 29 runs

Marlins: 5-5, .232 batting average, 4.35 ERA, outscored by five runs

Mets Injuries: Drew Smith: 60-day IL (elbow), Jacob Rhame: 10-day IL (elbow), Dominic Smith: 10-day IL (foot), Brandon Nimmo: 10-day IL (neck), Yoenis Cespedes: 60-day IL (heels), Jed Lowrie: 60-day IL (knee), Robinson Cano: day-to-day (hamstring).

Marlins Injuries: Jose Urena: 60-day IL (back), Drew Steckenrider: 60-day IL (elbow), Ryne Stanek: 10-day IL (hip), Pablo Lopez: 10-day IL (shoulder), Julian Fernandez: 60-day IL (elbow), Austin Brice: 10-day IL (forearm), Cesar Puello: day-to-day (hip), Neil Walker: day-to-day (finger), Chad Wallach: 60-day IL (concussion).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.