Game Preview: Mets @ Brewers

The Mets really need to get off to a strong start vs the Brewers this week. They are in the midst of a 5 game losing streak, including a three game sweep in Atlanta. They come in against a struggling Brewer club and right now they need anything to right the ship. Yesterday they got a great start from Matt Harvey and went into the top of the 9th down 1-0 and got two runners on with no outs…but then very quickly from that point recorded three outs.

Tonight the game lies on Jon Niese. Niese is 3-7 over 13 games and 77.0 innings with a 4.21 ERA. He’s 0-2 in three games in the month of June where he has a 3.60 ERA over 20.0 innings with 18 K’s. He was 0-1 over 2 starts ¬†against the Brewers last year allowing 4 ER over 12.2 innings. The Brewers have the following numbers against Niese:

  • Ramirez 6-19, 2B, 2 HR
  • Lucroy 6-18, 2B
  • Braun 4-14
  • Gomez 4-14
  • Segura 1-7
  • Parra 3-6

Mike Fiers is 3-7 over 14 games and 74.0 innings and an ERA of 4.50. After going 2-1 in the first three starts and 17.1 innings with a 2.60 ERA, in his last start he allowed 6 ER over 8 hits through 5.0 innings of work. He logged an inning of work against the Mets last year allowing 1 hit and 1 walk with no runs. The Mets have the following numbers against Fiers:

  • Mayberry 2-3, HR
  • Tejada 1-4, 2B
  • Duda 1-2, 2B
  • Granderson 0-1

Lets Go Mets!

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