FLUSHING, New York (Ticker) -- The
look to sweep their final series before moving to Washington, D.C. when they face the
New York Mets
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.
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.
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.
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.
Montreal - RF
, 10-for-18 in last five games.
New York - 3B
, 5-for-14 during four-game hitting streak.
Montreal - C
, 0-for-4 Saturday, 3-for-20 in last six games.
New York - 1B
, 1-for-17 in last 10 games.
2004 Series: Tied, 9-9; All-Time series: Tied 298-298.
Montreal - RHP
(right shoulder surgery, 60-day DL); RHP
(broken right middle finger, 15-day DL); 1B
(fractured right cheekbone, 60-day DL); 2B
(right knee, 60-day DL); RHP Tony Armas Jr. (right elbow, may be out for season); 2B
(right shoulder, out for season).
New York - RHP
(right elbow, 60-day DL); 1B
(left knee, 60-day DL); RHP
(right shoulder, 60-day DL); RHP
(right hip flexor, 15-day DL); RHP
(right elbow, 15-day DL); 2B
(left leg, out for season); RHP
(strained right shoulder, 60-day DL); RHP
(left leg, 15-day DL); C
(left hand, out for season); LF
(back, day-to-day); RHP
(right ankle, 60-day DL).