|New York Mets (56-65) at San Diego Padres (55-68)||4:10 PM ET|
|Season||Rd/Hm||Last Start||Last 3 App|
|M. Harvey (R)||24||9-4||2.23||6.1||5-2||2.74||8/13||@LAD||L||6.0||8||4||1-2||20.2||3.05|
|E. Stults (L)||25||8-10||3.68||5.2||5-2||2.37||8/13||@COL||ND||4.2||11||5||0-1||18.1||3.93|
Preview:Young pitching phenom Matt Harvey will take the mound Sunday for the New York Mets in the finale of a four-game series against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park.
The All-Star Harvey is coming off a loss at Los Angeles on Tuesday and allowed four runs and eight hits in six innings of a 4-2 setback. Harvey dropped to 9-4 in 24 starts to go along with a 2.23 earned run average and is winless (0-2) in his past four road assignments.
Harvey, who is still 5-2 in 11 away starts, defeated the Padres with seven shutout innings in an 8-4 win back on April 3 and is 1-1 with a 3.75 ERA in two career starts against them.
New York was targeting a series win over the Padres, but suffered an 8-2 loss Saturday in the third portion of this set. Jenrry Mejia allowed one run in three innings before leaving with an arm issue and David Aardsma absorbed the loss for permitting four runs across the fourth and fifth innings.