Originally written on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 10/3/14
One thing seems certain: The second meeting between the Diamondbacks and Mets this season will not be as bizarre as the first, when two of the four games went into extra innings and two had rain delays. The D-backs lost the opener in New York in 13 innings and won the final game in 15, when Brad Ziegler recorded the first of his now seven saves as the bullpen underwent a facelift. The Mets enter this series on a bit of a roll, having won four of their last six games after finishing a three-game sweep of the Rockies at CitiField on Thursday. New York limited Colorado to three runs in the three games, although the D-backs will face only one of the three starters involved, that being Jenrry Mejia. Mets third baseman David Wright will miss the series because of a hamstring strain suffered last week that is expected to keep him out for about four weeks. He was 6 for 18 with two doubles, a home run and two RBIs in the first series. PITCHING MATCHUPS: Friday -- RHP Jeremy Hefner (4-8, 4...

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