Kyle Muller will take the mound for the Atlanta Braves Monday when they open up a five-game series with the New York Mets with a doubleheader at Citi Field. Muller will get the start in Game 1 while Bryse Wilson is scheduled for the nightcap.
Stephen Vogt and Orlando Arcia will return to the lineup for the opener. Abraham Almonte started the previous three games in left field. Arcia is hitting .222/.292/.386 in 48 plate appearances since his call up. Vogt will be appearing in his sixth game with the Braves since being acquired from the Diamondbacks and is 5-for-16 at the plate.
For the Mets, Jonathan Villar will lead off and play shortstop. He will be followed by Pete Alonso, Michael Conforto and J.D. Davis. Tomas Nido will be behind the plate for Game 1 and will hit seventh.
Game 1 of Monday’s doubleheader will get underway at 5:10 p.m. ET and can be seen on Bally Sports South