Well I wish I didn’t fall asleep early last night. The Mets scored 4 runs in the bottom of the ninth to come back and beat the Giants and this afternoon, the Mets look to take the series behind Jon Niese as he faces off against Madison Bumgarner. Jon Niese is making his 22nd start of the season. So far he has pitched 123.0 innings with a 7-7 record and a 3.88 ERA. September has not been a kind month to Jon has he has pitched 18.0 innings allowing 10 earned runs, 11 total. He missed the Giants earlier this season and the Giants have the following numbers against him:
Posey 4-8, 2 2B, HR
Pagan 1-4, HR
The Mets bats will get a crack at Madison Bumgarner who is 12-9 over 30 starts pitching 194.0 innings with a 2.83 ERA. He has also pitched 18.0 innings over three starts in September, but with an ERA of 2.00 where he has allowed 2 ER twice and shutout his opponents once. He missed the Mets in July and the Mets have the following numbers against him:
Lets Go Mets!