New York; Saturday, 4:10 p.m. EDT
: Blue Jays -112, Mets -107; over/under is 9 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Toronto Blue Jays face the New York Mets with a 1-0 series lead.
New York is 30-28 overall and 15-10 in home games. The Mets have a 19-11 record in games when they record at least eight hits.
Toronto has gone 16-17 in road games and 31-27 overall. The Blue Jays have the seventh-ranked team ERA in the AL at 3.83.
The teams match up Saturday for the second time this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Brandon Nimmo leads the Mets with a .290 batting average, and has 10 doubles, four triples, four home runs, 28 walks and 21 RBI. Francisco Alvarez is 11-for-36 with four home runs and 10 RBI over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Mets: 5-5, .235 batting average, 3.77 ERA, outscored opponents by five runs
Blue Jays: 6-4, .299 batting average, 3.10 ERA, outscored opponents by 23 runs
INJURIES: Mets: Tim Locastro: 60-Day IL (back), Elieser Hernandez: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Edwin Uceta: 15-Day IL (ankle), Omar Narvaez: 60-Day IL (calf), Stephen Ridings: 60-Day IL (lat), Jose Quintana: 60-Day IL (rib), Sam Coonrod: 60-Day IL (lat), Bryce Montes de Oca: 60-Day IL (elbow), Edwin Diaz: 60-Day IL (knee)
Blue Jays: Danny Jansen: 10-Day IL (groin), Mitchell White: 60-Day IL (elbow), Santiago Espinal: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Zach Pop: 15-Day IL (hamstring), Hyun-Jin Ryu: 60-Day IL (elbow), Chad Green: 60-Day IL (undisclosed)