Mets ace Jacob deGrom returns to mound against Rockies at 7:10 p.m. on SNY

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Jacob deGrom home whites tight shot side angle
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The Mets (21-20, first in NL East) continue their series against the Colorado Rockies (19-29, fourth in NL West) on Tuesday at 7:10 p.m. at Citi Field on SNY.

Mets Notes

  • RHP Jordan Yamamoto has been placed on the 10-Day IL, retroactive to May 24, with right shoulder soreness.

  • Jacob deGrom is 5-1 lifetime against the Rockies with a 1.12 ERA (seven earned runs/56.1 innings). Among the 175 pitchers to throw at least 50.0 innings against Colorado, none have produced a better ERA.

  • The Mets are 11-5 with a 1.90 ERA (30 earned runs/142.0 innings) with 46 walks and 151 strikeouts at home. Their 1.90 ERA at home is the best in the majors and their .688 winning percentage is second.

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Raimel Tapia, LF

Jonathan Villar, 3B

Trevor Story, SS

Francisco Lindor, SS

Charlie Blackmon, RF

Brandon Drury, RF

C.J. Cron, 1B

James McCann, 1B

Ryan McMahon, 2B

Dominic Smith, LF

Brendan Rodgers, 3B

Tomas Nido, C

Garrett Hampson, CF

Jose Peraza, 2B

Dom Nunez, C

Cameron Maybin, CF

Kyle Freeland, LHP

Jacob deGrom, RHP

Who is starting for the Mets?

Jacob deGrom was reinstated from the 10-day IL and returns to pitch after missing his last two starts with right side tightness. He looked strong in his rehab start for Low-A St. Lucie, striking out eight of the 10 batters he faced. His fastball was up to speed, clocking in at 102 mph.

Who is starting for the Rockies?

LHP Kyle Freeland takes the mound for the first time this season after suffering a left shoulder strain in spring training. He had a 4.33 ERA over 13 starts in 2020.

Upcoming schedule

The Mets and Rockies will continue their four game series on Wednesday at 7:10 p.m. on SNY.

Marcus Stroman (2.75 ERA) gets the start for the Mets, opposed by German Marquez (4.82 ERA) for the Rockies.