Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Chad Kuhl works against a San Diego Padres batter as fans turn on lights on their phones during the sixth inning of a baseball game on Aug. 3, 2022, in San Diego. Kuhl is scheduled to start for Colorado Friday on the road against the New York Mets. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Colorado Rockies (54-72, fifth in the NL West) vs. New York Mets (80-46, first in the NL East)

New York; Friday, 7:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Rockies: Chad Kuhl (6-7, 5.16 ERA, 1.52 WHIP, 76 strikeouts); Mets: Chris Bassitt (11-7, 3.26 ERA, 1.13 WHIP, 138 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Mets -343, Rockies +270; over/under is 8 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The New York Mets will try to keep a three-game home win streak alive when they take on the Colorado Rockies.

New York is 80-46 overall and 41-19 at home. Mets hitters have a collective .329 on-base percentage, the third-best percentage in the majors.

Colorado is 54-72 overall and 18-40 on the road. Rockies hitters are batting a collective .262, the second-best team batting average in MLB play.

Friday’s game is the fifth time these teams match up this season. The Mets have a 3-1 advantage in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Pete Alonso has 23 doubles and 31 home runs while hitting .272 for the Mets. Mark Canha is 9-for-23 with four doubles and three home runs over the last 10 games.

Brendan Rodgers has 27 doubles, two triples, 11 home runs and 58 RBI for the Rockies. Elehuris Montero is 7-for-31 with a double and three home runs over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Mets: 5-5, .249 batting average, 4.24 ERA, outscored opponents by three runs

Rockies: 3-7, .246 batting average, 6.78 ERA, outscored by 31 runs

INJURIES: Mets: Stephen Nogosek: 15-Day IL (oblique), Eduardo Escobar: 10-Day IL (oblique), Carlos Carrasco: 15-Day IL (side), Luis Guillorme: 10-Day IL (groin), Tommy Hunter: 15-Day IL (back), Drew Smith: 15-Day IL (back), Tylor Megill: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Sean Reid-Foley: 60-Day IL (elbow), John Curtiss: 60-Day IL (elbow), Joey Lucchesi: 60-Day IL (elbow)

Rockies: Antonio Senzatela: 15-Day IL (acl), Alex Colome: 15-Day IL (elbow), Yonathan Daza: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Kris Bryant: 10-Day IL (foot), Tyler Kinley: 60-Day IL (elbow), Helcris Olivarez: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Ryan Rolison: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Scott Oberg: 60-Day IL (arm)

The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar

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