Mets vs. Cardinals preview: Marcus Stroman on mound at 5:15 p.m. on SNY

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Marcus Stroman grey uniform Phillies
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The Mets (11-12) play a doubleheader against the Cardinals (17-12) in St. Louis on Wednesday starting at 5:15 p.m. on SNY.

Mets Notes

  • RH reliever Sean Reid-Foley has been recalled as the Mets' 27th man and will be active for both games of the doubleheader

  • The Mets have scored 18 runs over their last three games after scoring 16 runs over their previous seven games

  • The Mets are 9-2 when scoring four or more runs this season

Mets

Cardinals

Francisco Lindor, SS

Tommy Edman, 2B

Pete Alonso, 1B

Dylan Carlson, RF

Michael Conforto, RF

Paul Goldschmidt, 1B

Kevin Pillar, LF

Nolan Arenado, 3B

Jeff McNeil, 2B

Paul DeJong, SS

James McCann, C

Tyler O'Neill, LF

Jonathan Villar, 3B

Harrison Bader, CF

Albert Almora Jr., CF

Andrew Knizner, C

Marcus Stroman, RHP

Kwang Hyun Kim, LHP

Who is starting for the Mets?

RHP Marcus Stroman, who tossed 5.0 shutout innings against the Phillies in Philadelphia last Friday, allowing three hits, walking one, and striking out eight, before leaving with a minor hamstring issue.

Overall this season, Stroman has a 1.86 ERA and 0.93 WHIP with 23 strikeouts in 29 innings over five starts.

Who is starting for the Cardinals?

LHP Kwang Hyun Kim, who allowed one run on seven hits while walking none and striking out four in 5.0 innings against the Phillies in St. Louis last Thursday.

Overall this season, Kim has a 3.29 ERA and 1.32 WHIP with 16 strikeouts in 13.2 innings over three starts.

Upcoming schedule

The Mets and Cardinals will play Game 2 of their doubleheader roughly a half hour after the conclusion of Game 1.