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Updated: Sunday, October 3, 2004 10:35 AM EDT
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Montreal (67-94) at New York Mets (70-91) 1:10 pm EDT
John Patterson
Tom Glavine

FLUSHING, New York (Ticker) -- The Montreal Expos look to sweep their final series before moving to Washington, D.C. when they face the New York Mets on Sunday.

On Saturday, Brad Wilkerson snapped a 3-3 tie in the ninth inning with his 32nd home run to lift Montreal to a 6-3 victory in the second game of the series.

Sunday's contest will decide the season and all-time series between the two squads. Montreal's win pulled the Expos even through 18 meetings this season and also locked up the all-time series, 298-298.

John Patterson will start for Montreal. The 25-year-old righthander is 3-3 with a 3.88 ERA in 12 starts at open air stadiums this season.

Veteran Tom Glavine is scheduled to start for New York in the season finale. The 38-year-old lefthander is 26-19 with a 3.47 ERA in 55 career starts against Montreal, including a 3-1 record this season.

Pitching Matchup:

Montreal - Patterson (4-6, 4.88 ERA); 1-0, 3.90 vs. New York in 2004.

New York - Glavine (10-13, 3.55 ERA); 3-1, 1.62 vs. Montreal in 2004.

Who's Hot:

Montreal - RF Juan Rivera , 10-for-18 in last five games.

New York - 3B David Wright , 5-for-14 during four-game hitting streak.

Who's Not:

Montreal - C Brian Schneider , 0-for-4 Saturday, 3-for-20 in last six games.

New York - 1B Todd Zeile , 1-for-17 in last 10 games.

2004 Series: Tied, 9-9; All-Time series: Tied 298-298.

Injuries:

Montreal - RHP Dan Smith (right shoulder surgery, 60-day DL); RHP Zach Day (broken right middle finger, 15-day DL); 1B Nick Johnson (fractured right cheekbone, 60-day DL); 2B Jose Vidro (right knee, 60-day DL); RHP Tony Armas Jr. (right elbow, may be out for season); 2B Henry Mateo (right shoulder, out for season).

New York - RHP Scott Strickland (right elbow, 60-day DL); 1B Mo Vaughn (left knee, 60-day DL); RHP Grant Roberts (right shoulder, 60-day DL); RHP Jose Parra (right hip flexor, 15-day DL); RHP Victor Zambrano (right elbow, 15-day DL); 2B Joe McEwing (left leg, out for season); RHP Orber Moreno (strained right shoulder, 60-day DL); RHP Mike DeJean (left leg, 15-day DL); C Vance Wilson (left hand, out for season); LF Cliff Floyd (back, day-to-day); RHP Matt Ginter (right ankle, 60-day DL).


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