David Peterson gets ball as Mets face Red Sox at 7:10 p.m. on SNY

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David Peterson windup home whites tight shot
David Peterson windup home whites tight shot

The Mets (9-8) open a two-game set against the Boston Red Sox (14-9) at Citi Field on Tuesday at 7:10 p.m. on SNY.

Mets Notes

  • Brandon Nimmo is not in the starting lineup after receiving a shot to alleviate pain from a mild impingement in his hip, but he is available off the bench.

  • The Mets have the second-best interleague winning percentage in National League history (.514) with a record of 217-205 since interleague play began in 1997.

  • J.D. Davis has reached base safely in all 10 games he has played this season.

  • Mets pitchers have struck out 172 batters in 141.1 innings this season. That 10.93 strikeouts per nine rate is second-best in the majors.

  • Michael Conforto is hitting .290 with three doubles and a home run over his last nine games.

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Enrique Hernandez, CF

Francisco Lindor, SS

Rafael Devers, 3B

Dominic Smith, LF

J.D. Martinez, LF

Pete Alonso, 1B

Xander Bogaerts, SS

Michael Conforto, RF

Christian Vazquez, C

J.D. Davis, 3B

Hunter Renfroe, RF

Jeff McNeil, 2B

Marwin Gonzalez, 2B

James McCann, C

Bobby Dalbec, 1B

David Peterson, LHP

Garrett Richards, RHP

Kevin Pillar, CF

Who is starting for the Mets?

LHP David Peterson, who was done in by his defense against the Cubs at Wrigley Field in his last start. After a strong first three innings, he wound up allowing six runs (three earned) on four hits in 3.1 innings. Overall, he has a 6.75 ERA and 1.35 WHIP in three starts this season.

Who is starting for the Red Sox?

RHP Garrett Richards, who allowed four runs on four hits while walking six batters in 4.2 innings against the Toronto Blue Jays last Wednesday. Overall, he has a 6.48 ERA and 1.86 WHIP in four starts this season.

Upcoming schedule

The Mets face the Red Sox on Wednesday at 6:40 p.m. on SNY.

Jacob deGrom gets the start for the Mets, opposed by Nick Pivetta.