Marcus Stroman toes the rubber as Mets start series with Marlins at 7:10 p.m. on SNY

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Marcus Stroman home whites vs. Orioles close shot
Marcus Stroman home whites vs. Orioles close shot

The Mets (20-17, 1st in NL East) face the Miami Marlins (20-23 , 3rd in NL East) on Friday night at 7:10 p.m. on SNY.

Mets Notes

  • The Mets placed 1B Pete Alonso on the 10-day IL with a right hand sprain. RHP Tommy Hunter has also been placed on the IL with lower back pain.

  • Marcus Stroman has only pitched against the Marlins one other time in his career, which was the one-inning game that was suspended due to rain earlier this season.

  • The Mets are 13-10 in games they hit at least one home run this season, while they're 4-2 in games they hit two or more long balls.

  • The Mets are 11-6 in their last 17 games.

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Mets

Marlins

Jonathan Villar, 3B

Jazz Chisholm Jr., 2B

Francisco Lindor, SS

Miguel Rojas, SS

Cameron Maybin, RF

Corey Dickerson, LF

Dominic Smith, LF

Adam Duvall, RF

Tomas Nido, C

Brian Anderson, 3B

Jose Peraza, 2B

Garrett Cooper, 1B

Brandon Drury, 1B

Sandy Leon, C

Johneshwy Fargas, CF

Magneuris Sierra, CF

Marcus Stroman, P

John Curtiss, P

Who is starting for the Mets?

RHP Marcus Stroman, who allowed five earned runs over his 6.0 innings of work his last time out against Tampa Bay. Stroman has pitched at least 6.0 innings in five of his eight starts this season.

Who is starting for the Marlins?

RHP John Curtiss, who will serve as the opener as the Marlins pitch a bullpen game. The right-hander has a 3.15 ERA with 24 punchouts this season.

Upcoming schedule

The Mets and Marlins continue their weekend series on Saturday with a 4:10 p.m. matchup at loanDepot park. The Mets haven't announced their starter yet, but RHP Pablo Lopez will go for the Marlins.