By The Associated Press
Milwaukee Brewers (34-28, second in the NL Central) vs. New York Mets (40-22, first in the NL East)
New York; Tuesday, 7:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Brewers: Adrian Houser (3-6, 3.92 ERA, 1.40 WHIP, 46 strikeouts); Mets: Chris Bassitt (4-4, 4.35 ERA, 1.24 WHIP, 74 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Mets -151, Brewers +130; over/under is 8 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The New York Mets begin a three-game series at home against the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday.
New York is 40-22 overall and 19-8 in home games. Mets hitters have a collective .335 on-base percentage, the top percentage in the NL.
Milwaukee is 34-28 overall and 19-16 in road games. The Brewers have a 22-5 record in games when they scored five or more runs.
The matchup Tuesday is the first meeting of the season between the two clubs.
TOP PERFORMERS: Jeff McNeil has a .320 batting average to rank seventh on the Mets, and has 14 doubles, a triple and three home runs. Eduardo Escobar is 13-for-40 with two home runs and eight RBI over the last 10 games.
Rowdy Tellez has 14 doubles and 10 home runs for the Brewers. Andrew McCutchen is 12-for-39 with a double, a home run and seven RBI over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Mets: 5-5, .249 batting average, 5.23 ERA, outscored by 11 runs
Brewers: 2-8, .217 batting average, 5.76 ERA, outscored by 33 runs
INJURIES: Mets: Colin Holderman: 15-Day IL (right shoulder), Travis Jankowski: 10-Day IL (hand), Sean Reid-Foley: 60-Day IL (elbow), Max Scherzer: 15-Day IL (oblique), Trevor May: 60-Day IL (tricep), Tylor Megill: 15-Day IL (lat), James McCann: 10-Day IL (hamate), Jacob deGrom: 60-Day IL (shoulder), John Curtiss: 60-Day IL (elbow), Joey Lucchesi: 60-Day IL (elbow)
Brewers: Luis Urias: day-to-day (hamstring), Kolten Wong: 10-Day IL (calf), Alex Jackson: 10-Day IL (finger), Trevor Gott: 15-Day IL (groin), Michael Brosseau: 10-Day IL (ankle), Jake Cousins: 60-Day IL (elbow), Justin Topa: 60-Day IL (elbow), Brandon Woodruff: 15-Day IL (ankle), Luis Perdomo: 15-Day IL (elbow), Freddy Peralta: 15-Day IL (lat), Jandel Gustave: 15-Day IL (hamstring)
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