Game Preview: Cardinals vs Mets

The Mets come back tonight after a taking a critical series in Miami. Steven Matz looked good tossing 6 scoreless and the Mets scored just enough runs to keep the Marlins at bay. Now the Mets look to keep adding numbers to the win column as the Cardinals come to town.

Noah Syndergaard will start the series off for the Mets. In 19 games and 18 starts this year he is 9-4 over 111.1 innings with a 2.43 ERA with 136 K’s. His last start, his first since the All Star break, was solid as he allowed 1 run, no earned over 5.2 innings while striking out 8. He faced the Cardinals once last year allowed 2 earned runs over 7.0 innings while striking out 6 in a game the Mets eventually lost. The Cards have the following numbers against Thor:

  • Grichuk 0-2
  • Gyorko 0-3
  • Holliday 0-3
  • Molina 0-3
  • Wong 1-3

The Mets draw Carlos Martinez tonight who is currently putting up better numbers than his All-Star year last year. He is 9-6 over 18 games and 114.1 innings of work with a 2.83 ERA. In his last 7 starts he is 3-1 (the team is 3-4) with a 1.52 ERA over 47.1 innings. He was quite good against the Mets last year allowing 2 runs, 1 earned over 10.1 innings of work while striking out 7. The Mets have the following numbers against Carlos:

  • Walker 4-16, 3B, 2 HR
  • Granderson 2-6
  • Lagares 2-5
  • Flores 1-5
  • Cespedes 2-3, HR
  • deGrom 0-1
  • Reyes 1-3

Let’s Go Mets!

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