Game Preview: Braves vs Mets

The Mets and Braves finish off their series in the rare/annoying Sunday Night baseball game as the Mets look to avoid being swept. Yesterday the Mets ended up losing two games dropping their resumed baseball game by the score of 7-5 and then their actual baseball game by the score of 6-0. Tonight Shaun Marcum will take the mound as he goes up against Teheran.

Shaun Marcum is 0-5 this season with a 6.59 ERA over 27.1 innings of work. Two starts ago was his best of the season where he allowed only 2 ER over 6.2 innings of work, but in his last outing against the Reds he regressed back to typical Marcum allowing 4 ER over 6 innings of work. Earlier this season he faced the Braves where he allowed 3 ER over 4.1 innings. The Braves have the following numbers against Shaun:

BJ Upton 8-23, 3 2B
Schafer 3-9, 2B
Chris Johnson 1-12
Uggla 1-10
J Upton 2-10

Julio Teheran is 3-1 this season over 8 starts with a 3.99 ERA over 49.2 innings of work. He is coming off of his best start of the season where he allowed 1 ER over 8.1 innings. Back in 2011 he logged 8.0 innings against the Mets allowing 5 ER, and the Mets have the following numbers against Julio:

Duda 1-4, 2B
Tejada, 0-4
Turner 1-3
Wright 1-2, HR

Lets Go Mets!

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