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Probable Pitchers

Miami Marlins @ New York Mets

, Citi Field
Jake Esch, RHP
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Esch is a late replacement for David Phelps, who had go on the disabled list with an oblique strain. This will be the 26-year-old Esch's Major League debut. He was 2-1 with a 5.70 ERA in four Triple-A starts after starting 22 games in Double-A.

Bartolo Colon, RHP
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Colon allowed four runs on six hits over seven innings in a winning effort against the Phillies on Friday. In 12 starts against the Marlins, the right-hander is 7-4 with a 2.85 ERA.

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Miami Marlins @ New York Mets

, Citi Field
Jose Urena, RHP
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Urena is coming off a hard-luck loss Saturday, when he gave up just one run to the Padres over 5 1/3. The righty has allowed two runs or fewer in four of his last six starts. He's 0-1 with a 4.00 ERA in three career outings (one start) vs. the Mets.

Jacob deGrom, RHP
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Skipping his last start to work on a mechanical fix, deGrom will return to the rotation vs. the Marlins. The Mets hope the extra rest will serve him well; deGrom gave up 13 runs on 25 hits in his last two starts to prompt the temporary shutdown.

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Washington Nationals @ New York Mets

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To Be Announced

Noah Syndergaard, RHP
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After going a pedestrian 3-5 with a 4.09 ERA from June 22 through Aug. 16, Syndergaard has rebounded to allow one total run in his last two starts, striking out 13 and walking four. He is 0-2 with a 9.39 ERA his last two starts against the Nationals.

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Washington Nationals @ New York Mets

, Citi Field
To Be Announced

Robert Gsellman, RHP
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Steven Matz’s injury means Gsellman will receive his second career start, after allowing four runs in six innings in the first one. Gsellman was 4-9 with a 3.99 ERA as a starter this year in the Minors, splitting time between Double- and Triple-A.

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Washington Nationals @ New York Mets

, Citi Field
To Be Announced

Seth Lugo, RHP
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Among the reasons the Mets remain afloat in the Wild Card race is Lugo, who took Steven Matz’s rotation spot last month and hasn’t looked back. Lugo’s curveball is the best in the Majors in terms of spin rate, an excellent predictor of success.

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