Marcus Stroman gets start in Mets' rubber game vs. Padres at 4:10 p.m.

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Marcus Stroman Mets pitching during day at Citi FIeld May 2021
Marcus Stroman Mets pitching during day at Citi FIeld May 2021

The Mets (28-23, first in NL East) are back at it against the San Diego Padres (36-24, second in NL West) on Sunday at 4:10 p.m. at Petco Park.

Mets Notes

- The Mets collected their sixth shutout of the season in Saturday night's 4-0 win, thanks in large part to Jacob deGrom's masterful performance on the mound.

- Marcus Stroman currently ranks second in the Majors with a 53.5 percent ground ball rate, which also leads the NL.

- Jose Peraza is hitting .333 with three homers and 15 RBI over his career against the Padres.

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Mets

Padres

Billy McKinney, RF

Tommy Pham, LF

Francisco Lindor, SS

Jurickson Profar, CF

Pete Alonso, 1B

Jake Cronenworth, 2B

Dominic Smith, LF

Fernando Tatis Jr., SS

James McCann, C

Eric Hosmer, 1B

Brandon Drury, 3B

Wil Myers, RF

Mason Williams, CF

Ha-Seong Kim, 3B

Jose Peraza, 2B

Webster Rivas, C

Marcus Stroman, RHP

Chris Paddack, RHP

Who is starting for the Mets?

Marcus Stroman (2.66 ERA, 1.06 WHIP), who allowed three runs on seven hits over six innings in his last start against the Diamondbacks. His stuff has been particularly solid this season, especially his sinker and slider that has caused so many ground ball outs.

Who is starting for the Padres?

Chris Paddack (4.24 ERA, 1.18 WHIP), the Mets' nemesis dating to his rookie year in 2019. He allowed five runs over 4.1 innings in his last start againset the Cubs.

Upcoming schedule

The Mets and Orioles begin a new series on Tuesday in Baltimore at 7:05 p.m. on SNY.

David Peterson (X-X, XX ERA) will go for the Mets against Bruce Zimmermann.