Adrian Gonzalez takes a seat on the Mets' bench Saturday

New York Mets first baseman Adrian Gonzalez is not in the lineup on Saturday.

What It Means:

Gonzalez gets the day off as the Mets face southpaw Mike Montgomery and the Chicago Cubs on Saturday. Kevin Plawecki will start at first base.

numberFire's models project Gonzalez for 8 homers, 38 RBI, and a .252 batting average in 318 plate appearances the rest of the season.