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Game No. 136 Preview: Houston Astros vs. New York Mets

Astros go for a sweep of the Mets on Saturday.

New York Mets v Houston Astros - Game Two Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images

Houston Astros (82-53) vs. New York Mets (58-77), Sept. 3, 2017, 1:10 PM CT

TV: AT&T SportsNet-SW
Radio: KBME 790 AM, La Nueva 94.1 FM
Online: MLB.TV
Mets SBNation Blog: Amazin' Avenue

Pitching Matchup

RHP Mike Fiers (8-9, 4.55 ERA, 1.35 WHIP) vs. RHP Chris Flexen (3-3, 6.89 ERA, 1.99 WHIP)


The Astros will go for a sweep on Sunday after taking both games on Saturday. Houston will send out Mike Fiers to extend the Astros’ current winning streak to four games.

Fiers is 1-4 with a 7.44 ERA in six games during the month of August. Fiers has struggled, giving up 4-plus runs in four of his last six starts. He had one of his roughest outings in his last start, allowing eight runs over four innings.

Fier is 0-1 with a 4.50 ERA in three games (two starts) in his career against the Mets. Nori Aoki is 6-for-14 with a home run against Fiers. Jose Reyes is 3-for-8 against Fiers. Juan Lagares is 0-for-3.

Chris Flexen makes his eight starts for the Mets in his rookie season. Flexen is 3-2 with a 6.67 ERA in six starts during the month of August. He gave up seven runs on seven hits over 4 2/3 innings against the Reds.