Marcus Stroman takes the mound as Mets face Pirates in Game 1 of doubleheader at 4:10 p.m. on SNY

Marcus Stroman 7/4

Marcus Stroman 7/4

The Mets (46-38, initially in NL East) play Video game 1 of a doubleheader versus the Pittsburgh Pirates (32-55, last in NL Central) on Saturday at 4:10 p.m. at Citi Field on SNY.

Mets Notes

  • RHP Geoff Hartlieb, who was declared off of waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday, has actually been remembered from Triple-A Syracuse and will work as the 27th male.

  • New york city scored 10 runs in the 6th inning last night, and it was the group’s very first double-digit run-scoring inning considering that the 4th inning on Sept. 11, 2020 at Toronto in Buffalo.

  • Francisco Lindor struck the Mets’ very first grand slam of the year and the 3rd grand slam of his profession, it was his very first considering that July 2, 2018 at Kansas City. Jonathan Villar homered from both sides of the plate on Friday, making him the 10th gamer in franchise history (24th time) to homer from both sides in one video game.

  • The Mets will play their 10th doubleheader of the season on Saturday. The group is slated to play 13 this season, their most considering that 1979, when the group played 19 doubleheaders. This would mark the very first time a group has actually played 10 or more doubleheaders prior to the All-Star break considering that heaven Jays did so in 1978.




Adam Frazier, 2B

Brandon Nimmo, CF

Ke’Bryan Hayes, 3B

Francisco Lindor, SS

Bryan Reynolds, CF

Dom Smith, LF

Ben Gamel, LF

Pete Alonso, 1B

John Nogowksi, 1B

Kevin Pillar, RF

Wilmer Difo, RF

Jonathan Villar, 3B

Michael Perez, C

Jose Peraza, 2B

Cole Tucker, SS

Tomas Nido, C

Tyler Anderson, LHP

Marcus Stroman, RHP

Who is beginning for the Mets?

Marcus Stroman (6-6, 2.60 PERIOD) got a no-decision in his last getaway versus the Yankees on July 4, enabling 3 made work on 6 hits in 5.0 IP. His last win began June 12 versus the San Diego Padres, when he started out 8 batters in 6.1 IP.

Who is beginning for the Pirates?

LHP Tyler Anderson (4-8, 4.39 PERIOD) made the win on July 4 versus the Milwaukee Makers, enabling no runs and just 3 hits over 7.0 IP with 6 strikeouts.

Approaching schedule

The Mets and Pirates continue their series with a Saturday single-admission doubleheader, with Video game 2 in the evening on SNY.

Tylor Megill will opt for the Mets in Video game 2, and RHP Max Kranick will take the mound for the Pirates.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.