Game Preview: Cardinals vs Mets

The Mets split the double-header yesterday with the Cardinals and look to take the series today behind Logan Verrett. Logan Verrett is 3-6 over 26 games and 8 starts over 67.1 innings with a 4.14 ERA. After a series of rocky starts his last two have been solid totaling 11.1 innings with a 3.18 ERA while striking out 7 batters. This will be Verrett’s first start against the Cardinals and the only person on their whole roster who has faced Logan is Mike Leake, who is 0-1.

The Mets bats will get to see an old foe, cemented into the history books of critical Mets moments, Adam Wainwright. This year he’s 9-5 over 20 starts and 125.1 innings with a 4.09 ERA, which statistically is his worst season in his career (not including his injury seasons). He has turned it around in July pitching in four games with a 3-0 record and 29.0 innings with 27 strikeouts. During that time he has posted a sparkling 0.93 ERA. The last time he faced the Mets was back in 2014 where he held the Mets to 4 hits and no runs over 7.0 innings of work. The Mets have the following numbers against Adam Wainwright:

  • Walker 9-38, 2B, HR
  • Loney 14-31, 4 2B, HR
  • K Johnson 1-11
  • Reyes 0-10
  • Granderson 1-8
  • Cespedes 1-8
  • De Aza 1-7
  • Rivera 1-3
  • d’Arnaud 0-2

Let’s Go Mets!


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