Game Preview: Mets @ Marlins

Fresh off of a series win against the Phillies, the Mets look to end the season with their first game in the last month against Miami. Today, Wheeler takes the mound. On the season he is 9-9 over 27 starts and 159.2 innings with a 3.44 ERA. He has three starts in a row where he has allowed exactly 2 earned runs (although multiple more total runs due to defense behind him) totaling to a 2.79 ERA over 19.1 innings with 20 K’s. On the year he has made four starts against the Marlins he is 2-0 with a 0.65 ERA over 27.2 innings and 31 strikeouts. The Marlins have the following numbers against Wheeler:

  • Stanton 1-12
  • Hechavarria 2-14, 2B
  • Jones 1-12
  • McGehee 4-9, 2B
  • Yelich 1-10
  • Ozuna 1-11, 5 K
  • Salty 1-8, 6 K

Henderson Alvarez is 10-6 with a 2.75 ERA over 25 starts and 157.0 innings. Overall on the season he has been fantastic, which earned him a start in the All-Star game. However in his last two starts he has allowed 9 ER over 12.1 innings. He is last poor start before that was back on July 11th where he allowed 6 ER over 8 hits and 5.0 innings against the Mets who have the following numbers against him:

  • Granderson 4-25, 2B, 7 K
  • Wright 9-19, 2 2B, HR
  • Duda 3-18, HR
  • E Young 2-13, 2B
  • d’Arnaud 4-12
  • Lagares 2-7, 2 2B
  • den Dekker 2-3, 2B

Lets Go Mets!

Game Preview: Phillies vs Mets

Colon and the Mets couldn’t get it done last night against the Phillies, and they will try again today as A.J. Burnett takes on Dillon Gee. On the positive last night. Herrera had his first major league hit and although offense was pretty weak for the Amazin’s, they didn’t look too bad int he field.

Dillon Gee is 5-6 on the season over 17 starts and 107.1 innings with a 3.77 ERA. After two back to back poor starts where he allowed 8 ER over 11.2 innings, he bounced back last time allowing 2 ER over 6.2 innings. In three starts against the Phillies he has a 4.12 ERA over 19.2 innings. The Phillies have the following numbers against Gee:

  • Rollins 13-28, 2 2B, 2 HR
  • Utley 5-25, 2 2B
  • Howard 9-23, 2B, 6 HR
  • Brown 5-20, 2B
  • Ruiz 4-19, 2B, HR
  • Revere 4-14

A.J. Burnett is 7-14 this season, league leading in losses, over 28 games and 178.0 innings with a 4.30 ERA. He had back to back to back poor starts where he allowed 14 ER over 19.2 innings, but rebounded in his last start as well allowing 1 ER over 7.0 inning and striking out 12 against DC. He is 0-2 in three starts against the Mets this year allowing 17 ER over 18.0 innings while striking out 23. The Mets have the following numbers against Burnett:

  • Wright 4-31, 2B
  • Granderson 5-21, 3 2B, HR
  • Lagares 4-10, 2 2B
  • d’Arnaud 5-9, 2B, 2 HR
  • Duda 2-7, 2B
  • Tejada 1-9

Lets Go Mets!

Game Preview: Phillies vs Mets

The Mets try to take game two of the series tonight as the play the Phillies on Granderson Bobblehead night. Yesterday the Mets got off to a good start with a 4-1 win behind Jacob deGrom. Today, or at least right now at 9 in the morning, Bartolo Colon makes the start for the Amazin’s. There is a small chance he could get pulled to be traded, but that is looking less and less likely right now.

Assuming Colon makes the start, he is 12-10 on the year with 167.1 innings and a 3.82 ERA. Over his last three starts he has a 2-1 record over 21.0 innings of work while posting a 1.71 ERA and 19 K’s. He is 3-0 in three starts against the Phillies this year with a 1.59 ERA over 22.2 innings. The Phillies have the following numbers against him:

  • Rollins 5-22, 2B, HR
  • Byrd 5-11, HR
  • Sizemore 1-11
  • Howard 2-11, 2 HR
  • Revere 5-12
  • Ruiz 4-12, 2B
  • Brown 1-8, 2B

Jerome Williams has pitched 78.0 innings with a 5.42 ERA over 31 games and 5 starts this season for the Astros, the Rangers and the Phillies. For the Phillies he has a 1.77 ERA over three starts. He has made three starts against the Mets with a 3.77 ERA. The Mets have the following numbers against Williams:

  • Granderson 1-5, HR
  • Wright 0-2
  • Seriously, that’s it.

Lets Go Mets!

Game Preview: Phillies vs Mets

The Mets dropped the series to the Braves last night, and look to get back on the winning track tonight against the Phillies. Joining the Mets tonight is 20 year old prospect Dilson Herrera from Double-A, which is exciting, for a team looking something the in the latter part of the season.

Jacob deGrom gets the nod tonight. He is 6-6 on the season over 17 games and 106.1 innings of work while posting a 3.13 ERA. His first start back from the DL did not go so well as he allowed 5 ER and 5 hits over 6.0 innings. On the positive, he struck out 7 batters. In one start against the Phillies this year he allowed 3 ER over 6.1 innings and struck out 11 batters. The Phils have the following numbers against deGrom:

  • Byrd 0-3
  • Howard 1-3, HR
  • Revere 0-3
  • Rollins 1-3
  • Utley 1-2
  • Brown 0-1

The Mets draw the rookie David Buchanan in the first start, who is 6-7 over 14 games and 83.1 innings with a 4.21 ERA. In the month of August he pitched in four games with 24.0 innings and a 3.75 ERA. In two games against the Mets he has a 4.26 ERA and two losses and 12.2 innings. The Mets have the following numbers against David:

  • Lagares 1-5, 2B
  • Wright 2-7
  • Duda 1-6
  • Granderson 0-4
  • Flores 1-5
  • den Dekker 1-3, 2B

Lets Go Mets!

 

Game Preview: Braves vs Mets

In the first game of the series, the Mets won 3-2, last night, the Braves won 3-2. Today Jon Niese looks to bring the Mets back on the winning path. On the season he is 7-9 over 24 games and 148.0 innings with a 3.47 ERA. In his last three games he has pitched 19.2 innings with a 2-1 record while posting a 3.20 ERA. In one start against the Braves this year, he allowed 1 ER over 6.0 innings while walking 3 and striking out 7. The Braves have the following numbers against Jon:

  • Freeman 9-30, 2 2B, 2 HR
  • Heyward 9-24, 2 2B, 2 HR
  • J Upton 9-17, 2B
  • C Johnson 4-15, 2 2B
  • Simmons 5-13, 2B
  • BJ Upton 1-9, 5 K

Mike Minor gets the start for the Braves. On the season he is 5-8 over 20 games and 119.1 innings with an ERA of 4.90. In his last three starts he is 1-1 over 21.1 innings with a 2.53 ERA while striking out 19 batters. In two starts against the Mets this year he allowed 6 ER over 11.1 innings. The Mets have the following numbers against Mike:

  • Wright 6-23, 2 2B, 3 HR
  • Tejada 8-22, 2 2B
  • Murphy 3-21, 2 2B, HR
  • Duda 6-19, 2B, HR
  • Granderson 3-12, HR
  • Lagares 4-11, 2B

Lets Go Mets!

Game Preview: Braves vs Mets

The Mets opened up the season series with the Braves last night with a close 3-2 win thanks to great defense from Lagares and another Lagares homer. Plus, the Mets won with Murphy and Wright getting the night off, something that doesn’t happen too often. Tonight Julio Teheran gets the start for the Braves as he squares off against Zack Wheeler.

Wheeler is 9-8 on the season over 26 games and 152.2 innings with a 3.48 ERA. In his last two starts he has allowed 6 runs, 4 earned over 12.1 innings with 13 strikeouts. In three games this year and 17.1 innings he has a 4.15 ERA. The Braves have the following numbers against Wheeler:

  • Freeman 6-11, 2B, HR
  • C Johnson 2-17
  • Simmons 4-15
  • Heyward 6-15, 2 2B, HR
  • J Upton 0-15
  • BJ Upton 3-8, 2B, 3B
  • Gattis 1-8, 2B

Julio Teheran is 12-9 over 27 games and 182.2 innings with a 2.96 ERA. After back to back poor starts to start off the month (11 ER, 13.1 innings) he has now allowed 2 ER over 12.0 innings. Against the Mets this year he allowed 6 ER over 10.1 innings over 2 games. The Mets have the following numbers against Julio:

  •  Duda 4-11, 2B, HR
  • Murphy 2-10, 2B
  • Tejada 1-12
  • E Young 5-11
  • Wright 3-11, HR
  • Granderson 2-4, HR

Lets Go Mets!

 

 

Game Preview: Braves vs Mets

After a ridiculous game in LA, the Mets return home to face the Braves. The Mets lost the first two against the Dodgers and then smacked 4 homers and turned a triple play in the series finale to come on a good note. Today Dillon Gee gets the start for the Mets as he takes on Alex Wood of the Braves.

Dillon Gee is 4-6 over 16 starts and 100.2 innings with a 3.84 ERA. He is coming off of back to back poor starts allowing 8 ER over 11.2 innings and 12 hits. His one start against the Braves was a great one as he allowed one earned run over 7.0 innings. The Braves have the following numbers against Gee:

  • Heyward 8-24, HR
  • Freeman 6-26, 2B, HR
  • J Upton 5-24, 2B, HR
  • C Johnson 3-13, 2B
  • Simmons 2-13, 2B
  • Gattis 1-12
  • BJ Upton 1-6, 2B

Alex Jones is 9-9 over 29 games and 18 starts this season with a 3.05 ERA over 130.0 innings. In his last three starts he has allowed 5 ER over 20.1 innings. In one start against the Mets this year he allowed 3 ER over 6.0 innings, allowing 6 hits and striking out 7. The Mets have the following numbers against Jones:

  • Murphy 5-11
  • Lagares 1-8, 2B
  • Duda 0-3, 2 BB
  • Wright 1-4
  • Campbell 1-3
  • Granderson 1-3, HR

Lets Go Mets!

Game Preview: Mets @ Dodgers

The Mets had another rough day at the office yesterday as deGrom had his first rough game in a while. On the positive side, the Mets were able to show some strength with a Lagares homer and a Duda jack, #24 on the season. Today Bartolo Colon comes to the mound as he squares off against Kevin Correia.

Colon is 11-10 over 24 games with a 3.85 ERA and 161.1 innings. In his last two starts he is a combined 15.0 innings, 2 ER with 14 K’s. He missed the Dodgers earlier this year and in his career he has made 5 starts against them with a 1-4 record and a 6.61 ERA. The Dodgers have the following numbers against Colon:

  • Crawford 6-36, 2 2B
  • Gonzalez 6-18, 2 HR
  • Ethier 3-4, 2B
  • Kemp 2-4
  • Barney 0-3
  • Turner 0-3

Kevin Correia was traded in August for a PTNBL (or cash). On the season he has made 25 starts with 140.1 innings with a 4.87 ERA and a 7-13 record. Since joining the Dodgers he is 2-0 in the same amount of starts with 11.0 innings, 5 ER. In his career he is 2-5 over 13 games and 7 starts against the Mets with a 4.01 ERA. The Mets have the following numbers against Kevin:

  • Wright 13-17, 3 2B, 3 HR
  • Murphy 6-15
  • Tejada 2-8

Lets Go Mets!

Game Preview: Mets @ Dodgers

The Mets dropped the first game of the series with the Dodgers last night despite a lead off homer from Curtis Granderson. (Really, it was some errors in the field that led to Niese allowing 5 runs). Tonight, Jacob deGrom comes back to the rotation as he squares off against Greinke.

Jacob was on a roll before landing on the DL with a 2.87 ERA over 16 starts and 2.87 ERA and 100.1 innings of work. In his last 6 starts he has a 5-0 record with an 1.55 ERA over 40.2 innings. His second start of his career was against the Dodgers where he allowed 3 ER over 6.0 innings while walking 3 and striking out 4. The Dodgers have the following numbers against deGrom:

  • Gonzalez 1-3, HR
  • Gordon 0-3
  • Kemp 1-3, 2B
  • Puig 1-3, HR
  • Crawford 0-2

Greinke is 12-8 on the season over 25 games and 157.1 innings with a 2.75 ERA. After back to back starts where he allowed 9 runs, 7 earned in 13.0 innings, he shutout the Brewers in his last start over 5.0 innings. He made on start against the Mets earlier this season where he allowed 3 runs, 1 earned over 5.0 innings of work. The Mets have the following numbers against Greinke:

  • Granderson 8-41, 2 2B, 2 3B, HR
  • Duda 1-4
  • Murphy 1-5
  • Wright 3-5, 2B
  • Lagares 0-3
  • Flores 0-2

Lets Go Mets!

Game Preview: Mets @ Dodgers

The Mets look to build off of their 8-5 win on Wednesday against the Athletics in their opener against the Dodgers in LA tonight behind Jon Niese as he takes on Dan Haren. In their last game, the Mets came out swinging with jacks from Eric Cambell and Lucas Duda, who is getting within striking range of a 30 HR season.

Niese is 7-8 over 23 games and 141.1 innings with a 3.50 ERA. His last start was average as he allowed 3 ER over 6.0 innings, striking out 6. Overall in his last two starts he allowed 5 ER over 13.0 innings with 12 K’s. Earlier this season he allowed 3 ER and 4 Hits over 7.0 innings. The Dodgers have the following numbers against Niese:

  • Kemp 4-13
  • Barney 5-12
  • Ellis 2-9, 2B
  • Ethier 4-10
  • Gonzalez 0-5
  • Crawford 0-3
  • Puig 0-3

Haren is 10-10 over 25 starts and 143.0 innings with a 4.59 ERA. He is coming off of a rough start where he allowed 5 hits, 6 runs, 3 earned over 3.0 innings. He didn’t face the Mets earlier this year but last year he was 2-2 over 4 starts with a 5.95 ERA over 19.2 innings allowing 13 ER. The Mets have the following numbers against Haren:

  • Granderson 8-38, 2 2B, 2 HR
  • Wright 7-21, 2 2B, 2 HR
  • Murphy 4-14, 2B, HR
  • Lagares 4-10
  • E Young 3-10, 2B
  • Duda 1-6, 2B
  • d’Arnaud 2-4

Lets Go Mets!