Game Preview: Mets @ Dodgers

The Mets finally scored a bunch of runs against the Cubs! To celebrate, they start a series with the Dodgers tonight. In an odd pitching match-up of coincidence, Chris Young will take on Chris Capuano tonight, as both pitchers were supposed to be saving grace in the form of an experiment forthe rotation a year ago for the Amazin’s.

Chris Young is 1-1 on the season over 23.2 innings and 4 starts with a 3.42 ERA. On the road this season, he has pitched two starts over 10.2 innings with a 3.38 ERA. The last time he faced the Dodgers was back in 2009 as he made three starts over 18.0 innings with a 1-1 record and a 4.00 ERA. The Dodgers have the following numbers against Young:

Ethier 12-29, 2 2B, 6 HR
Loney 6-17, 2 2B
Kennedy 3-13, 2B
Uribe 2-11, 2B
Hairston 1-7

Chris Capuano has had a tremendous season so far as he is 9-2 with a 2.60 ERA over 15 starts and 93.1 innings this season. He is 2-1 over five starts in June with a 3.56 ERA, however he has rebounded in his last two starts as he has a 1.20 ERA over 15 innings. In his career against the Mets he is 0-4 with a 6.35 ERA over 28.1 innings of work. The Mets have the following numbers against Chris:

Cedeno 3-23, 2B, HR
Wright 4-12, 2B, HR
Hairston 1-6
Quintanilla 0-3
Torres 0-1

Let’s Go Mets!

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