Hiroki Kuroda (3-2 3.10) vs. Jon Niese (1-4 4.71)
TV:SNY Radio: WFAN
What to watch: The Dodgers come to town off losing a series in Chicago and four of their last five. The big news is that Andre Ethier is bringing a 29 game hitting streak to this series. Kuroda has pitched well in his last three starts. He’s allowed 6 earned runs in 20 innings over that span.
Niese has also pitched well in his last three starts although the Mets lost two of the three. He allowed 6 earned runs over 19.1 innings over that span. He’s still trying to recover his ERA from a couple of terrible starts at the beginning of the season.