Mets host the Rockies in first of 4-game series
Colorado Rockies (54-71, fifth in the NL West) vs. New York Mets (79-46, first in the NL East)
New York; Thursday, 7:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rockies: Ryan Feltner (2-4, 5.88 ERA, 1.39 WHIP, 49 strikeouts); Mets: Jacob deGrom (2-1, 2.31 ERA, .51 WHIP, 37 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Mets -417, Rockies +324; over/under is 7 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The New York Mets host the Colorado Rockies on Thursday to open a four-game series.
New York has gone 40-19 in home games and 79-46 overall. Mets hitters have a collective .408 slugging percentage to rank sixth in the NL.
Colorado has gone 18-39 in road games and 54-71 overall. Rockies hitters are batting a collective .263, the top team batting average in MLB play.
Thursday’s game is the fourth meeting between these teams this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Pete Alonso leads the Mets with 53 extra base hits (23 doubles and 30 home runs). Mark Canha is 10-for-27 with five doubles, three home runs and eight RBI over the last 10 games.
C.J. Cron has 26 doubles, three triples, 24 home runs and 83 RBI for the Rockies. Elehuris Montero is 7-for-34 with a double, three home runs and seven RBI over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Mets: 4-6, .243 batting average, 5.14 ERA, outscored by 11 runs
Rockies: 3-7, .240 batting average, 6.90 ERA, outscored by 35 runs
INJURIES: Mets: Stephen Nogosek: 15-Day IL (oblique), Eduardo Escobar: 10-Day IL (oblique), Carlos Carrasco: 15-Day IL (side), Luis Guillorme: 10-Day IL (groin), Tommy Hunter: 15-Day IL (back), Drew Smith: 15-Day IL (back), Tylor Megill: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Sean Reid-Foley: 60-Day IL (elbow), John Curtiss: 60-Day IL (elbow), Joey Lucchesi: 60-Day IL (elbow)
Rockies: Antonio Senzatela: 15-Day IL (acl), Alex Colome: 15-Day IL (elbow), Yonathan Daza: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Chad Kuhl: 15-Day IL (hip), Kris Bryant: 10-Day IL (foot), Tyler Kinley: 60-Day IL (elbow), Helcris Olivarez: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Ryan Rolison: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Scott Oberg: 60-Day IL (arm)