The Mets and Nationals open up a series tonight as the Mets try to bounce back from a losing series over the weekend and get back on the path to a .500 season. The Mets will be starting with R.A. Dickey tonight as they take on Ross Detwiler.
Dickey is 8-11 with a 3.47 ERA this season. In his last five starts, he is 3-0 over 33.1 innings pitched with a cool 2.16 ERA. Against the Nationals this year he has pitched four games with a 1-2 record over 23.2 innings with a 4.18 ERA. The Nationals have the following numbers against Robert Allen:
Werth 9-22, 2 2B, 2 HR
Ankiel 8-20, 3 2B, HR
Desmond 2-15, 3B
Ross Detwiler is 2-5 this season with a 3.83 ERA in only 47.0 innings of work this season. His last start was against the Mets where he allowed 7 hits and 6 earned runs over only 3 innings of work. The Mets have the following numbers against him:
Wright 3-5, 2 2B, HR
Evans, 1-3, HR
Let's Go Mets!