NEW YORK (22-32) AT WASHINGTON (28-29)
Jeremy Hefner (1-5, 4.74) vs. Jordan Zimmermann (8-3, 2.37)
The Mets have dropped three straight following their five-game winning streak and are 5-5 in over the last 10 games. They are 10-15 on the road this year. The Mets’ odds are so long now, that they are now among the three biggest longshots in MLB of going to the 2013 World Series according to this sports betting site. Maybe Jeff Wilpon was right?
Daniel Murphy ranks sixth in the NL with a .343 road batting average. The Mets will play 14 of their next 23 games away from Citi Field.
The Mets hit three home runs on Sunday at Miami (Lucas Duda, Omar Quintanilla and Ike Davis). It was the fifth time this season the Mets had three home runs in a game, last accomplished on May 4 at Atlanta. New York achieved that feat three times in the club’s first 15 games of the season.
The Mets have scored three runs or fewer in 10 of their last 16 games. The team is 7-9 over that span. New York...