Joey Lucchesi gets start as Mets go for sweep vs. Padres at 1:10 p.m. on Sunday

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Joey Lucchesi with glove up near his face grey uniform Marlins
Joey Lucchesi with glove up near his face grey uniform Marlins

The Mets (32-24, first in NL East) are back at it against the Padres (37-29, third in NL West) on Sunday at 1:10 p.m. at Citi Field.

Mets Notes

- Francisco Lindor continued his hot hitting on Saturday, belting another homer off Joe Musgrove and finishing the day 1-for-3 with two RBI.

- New York has won five of its last six games, which has helped push their NL East lead to four games over the Phillies at the moment.

Padres

Mets

Tommy Pham, LF

Luis Guillorme, 3B

Fernando Tatis Jr., SS

Francisco Lindor, SS

Manny Machado, 3B

Pete Alonso, 1B

Wil Myers, RF

Dom Smith, LF

Eric Hosmer, 1B

Kevin Pillar, RF

Ha-Seong Kim, 2B

Tomas Nido, C

Webster Rivas, C

Mason Williams, CF

Jorge Mateo, CF

Jose Peraza, 2B

Chris Paddack, RHP

Joey Lucchesi, LHP

Who is starting for the Mets?

Joey Lucchesi (5.79 ERA, 3.47 FIP), who lasted 4.2 innings after allowing one run in his last start against the Padres. his only blemish was a solo homer while striking out three and walking none.

It was Lucchesi's longest start of the season, as he hasn't topped five innings yet.

Who is starting for the Padres?

Chris Paddack (4.27 ERA, 4.04 FIP), who was hit for three earned runs in his last start against New York. One home run was hit by the Mets in their six hits that led to a 6-2 victory.

Upcoming schedule

The Mets begin a new series with the Chicago Cubs, who come to Flushing for a four-game set. While the Cubs' starter hasn't been announced, David Peterson is set to go