Mets' Taijuan Walker goes against Matt Harvey in matchup vs. Orioles at 7:05 p.m. on SNY

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Taijuan Walker follow through on pitch blue away jersey
Taijuan Walker follow through on pitch blue away jersey

The Mets (29-24, first in NL East) are back at it against the Orioles (22-38, fifth in NL East) on Wednesday night at 7:05 p.m. at Camden Yards on SNY.

Mets Notes

- Taijuan Walker, today's starting pitcher, is off to a career-best start with a 2.17 ERA and 1.06 WHIP -- all top marks in the first 10 starts of the season.

- Over his last 10 games, Francisco Lindor is hitting .341 with two homers, a triple, three doubles, four RBI and 11 runs scored.

- The Mets are 2-6. in interleague play this season after going 9-11 against AL opponents in 2020.

- James McCann has belted five homers in his last 12 games after hitting one in his first 33 as a Met.

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Mets

Orioles

Jonathan Villar, 3B

Cedric Mullins, CF

Francisco Lindor, SS

Trey Mancini, 1B

Pete Alonso, 1B

Anthony Santander, RF

Dom Smith, DH

Freddy Galvis, SS

James McCann, C

Ryan Mountcastle, DH

Billy McKinney, RF

DJ Stewart, LF

Kevin Pillar, LF

Maikel Franco, 3B

Mason Williams, CF

Stevie Wilkerson, 2B

Jose Peraza, 2B

Austin Wynns, C

Who is starting for the Mets?

Walker (2.17 ERA, 1.06 WHIP), who had a “down” start compared to the rest of his season thus far last time out against the Padres. He allowed four runs (three earned) on seven hits and four walks.

Who is starting for the Orioles?

Matt Harvey (6.62 ERA, 1.61 WHIP), who gets another crack at his former team. He struggled the last time he faced them, allowing seven runs on eight hits and one walk, while striking out four.

Harvey pitched just three innings last time out against the Twins, letting up one run – a solo homer – in that span.

Upcoming schedule

The Mets finally return home to Citi Field on Friday for a three-run series against the Padres, who they just split with over the weekend.

It will be an ace’s duel with Blake Snell and Jacob deGrom pitching at 7:05 p.m.