Tylor Megill takes mound as Mets try to salvage doubleheader against Pirates on SNY

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Tylor Megill in windup home whites
Tylor Megill in windup home whites

The Mets (46-39, first in NL East) will try to stay away from getting swept in their doubleheader against the Pittsburgh Pirates (32-55, fifth in NL Central) on Saturday at Citi Field on SNY.

Mets Notes

The Mets lost game one, 6-2, tallying seven hits in the afternoon. Marcus Stroman tossed five innings of three-run ball, while Trevor May struggled in relief.

Jonathan Villar blasted a home run in game one, his third in his last two games played.

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Pirates

Mets

Kevin Newman, SS

Brandon Nimmo, CF

Ke'Bryan Hayes, 3B

Francisco Lindor, SS

Bryan Reynolds, CF

Dominic Smith, LF

Ben Gamel, LF

Pete Alonso, 1B

John Nogowski, 1B

Jeff McNeil, 2B

Rodolfo Castro, 2B

Michael Conforto, RF

Jacob Stalling, C

Jonathan Villar, 2B

Jared Oliva, RF

James McCann, C

Max Kranick, RHP

Tylor Megill, RHP

Who is starting for the Mets?

RHP Tylor Megill, who in his three career starts is sporting a 3.77 ERA (six earned/14.1 innings). He also has struck out 19 batters (11.9 K/9).

Who is starting for the Pirates?

RHP Max Kranick, who tossed five perfect innings in his MLB debut back on June 27.

Upcoming schedule

The Mets and Pirates will finish their series, and the first half, on Sunday at 1:10 p.m. on SNY.

Chase De Jong (1-3, 5.08 ERA) will go for the Pirates, while the Mets have not announced a starter yet.