Mets visit Chicago, aim to build on Wheeler's strong performance

The Charlotte Observer

Mets visit Chicago, aim to build on Wheeler's strong performance New York Mets (37-40, fourth in the NL East) vs. Chicago Cubs (41-35, first in the NL Central) Chicago; Sunday, 2 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Mets: Jacob deGrom (4-6, 3.26 ERA, 1.08 WHIP, 112 strikeouts) Cubs: Cole Hamels (6-2, 2.85 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, 91 strikeouts) BOTTOM LINE: New York heads into the matchup after a strong showing by Zack Wheeler. Wheeler went seven innings, surrendering one run on five hits with five strikeouts against Chicago. The Cubs are 26-14 in home games. The Chicago pitching staff as a whole has an ERA of 3.97. Cole Hamels leads the team with a 2.85 ERA. The Mets are 17-26 on the road. New York has a collective

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