The Detroit Tigers will send Ryan Carpenter to the mound this afternoon, the lefty has only made 2 starts and has an ERA of 13.00 and 7 strikeouts over 9 innings. Carpenter was 1-4 with a 4.15 ERA in 7 starts with the Toledo Mud Hens of Triple A.
Jason Vargas is returning to the Mets rotation after a 3-week absence after rehabbing a strained left hamstring. Vargas look to continue the roll he was on before he hit the injured list, he had a 3.00 ERA and nearly a strikeout per inning in his four starts prior. Vargas is 1-2 with a 5.92 ERA so far in the 2019 campaign.