New York Mets (16-13, third in the NL East) vs. Detroit Tigers (10-17, third in the AL Central)
Detroit; Tuesday, 6:40 p.m. EDT
Mets: Joey Lucchesi (1-0, 2.19 ERA, 1.05 WHIP, 12 strikeouts); Tigers: Michael Lorenzen (0-1, 7.07 ERA, 1.64 WHIP, 15 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK MLB LINE: Mets -148, Tigers +127; over/under is 8 1/2 runs
The Detroit Tigers host the New York Mets on Tuesday to begin a three-game series.
Detroit has a 5-7 record in home games and a 10-17 record overall. The Tigers are 1-2 in games when they hit at least two home runs.
New York is 16-13 overall and 10-7 on the road. The Mets have a 12-1 record in games when they out-hit their opponents.
The teams meet Tuesday for the first time this season.
Nick Maton has three doubles and four home runs while hitting .159 for the Tigers. Zach McKinstry is 9-for-28 with three doubles and two home runs over the past 10 games.
Pete Alonso leads New York with 11 home runs while slugging .558. Jeff McNeil is 15-for-36 with two home runs and four RBI over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES:
Tigers: 3-7, .225 batting average, 4.13 ERA, outscored by 11 runs
Mets: 4-6, .269 batting average, 5.14 ERA, outscored by two runs
Tigers: Austin Meadows: 60-Day IL (anxiety), Kerry Carpenter: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Matt Manning: 60-Day IL (foot), Trey Wingenter: 15-Day IL (biceps), Beau Brieske: 15-Day IL (arm), Freddy Pacheco: 60-Day IL (elbow), Tarik Skubal: 60-Day IL (elbow), Casey Mize: 60-Day IL (elbow)
Mets: Stephen Ridings: 60-Day IL (lat), Brooks Raley: 15-Day IL (elbow), Edwin Uceta: 15-Day IL (left ankle), Carlos Carrasco: 15-Day IL (elbow), Tim Locastro: 10-Day IL (back spasms), Jose Quintana: 60-Day IL (rib), Omar Narvaez: 10-Day IL (calf), Sam Coonrod: 60-Day IL (lat), Bryce Montes de Oca: 60-Day IL (elbow), Justin Verlander: 15-Day IL (teres major), Edwin Diaz: 60-Day IL (knee), Elieser Hernandez: 15-Day IL (shoulder)
Author: The Associated Press
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