Game Preview: Mets @ Phillies

The Mets steamrolled the Phillies last night 10-0 as they opened up a four game set. Flores opened the game with a three run homer and the Mets never looked back as Conforto and Granderson added homers. Walker had a huge night with 4 hits and 3 runs in his first strong game since returning at the end of July.

Seth Lugo is 5-3 over 11 games and 10 starts and 63.1 innings with a 4.55 ERA, 4.65 FIP and 1.342 WHIP. He was average in his last start allowing 4 hits and 2 walks over 5.2 innings leading to 3 runs. Homers have hurt him in his last three starts where he has allowed 2 homers in each start. He hasn’t faced the Phillies yet this season but last year he tossed 5.0 innings against them allowing 4 hits and 2 walks leading to 3 runs. The Phillies have the following numbers against Seth:

  • Hernandez 1-2, 3B, BB
  • Franco 1-2
  • Galvis 0-2
  • Herrera 0-2
  • Morgan 0-2
  • Rupp 1-2

The Mets bats draw rookie Nick Pivetta who is 4-7 over 16 games and 84.0 innings with a 5.89 ERA, 5.12 FIP and 1.429 WHIP. He tossed a good game against the Mets at the start of July where he allowed 1 hit (a solo homer) over 7.0 innings with 4 walks. The solo shot was the only run he allowed. He’s coming off a poor start where he allowed 8 runs, 6 earned from 7 hits and a walk over 2.2 innings. The Mets have the following numbers against Nick:

  • Cabrera  0-3
  • Cespedes 0-2, BB
  • Nimmo 0-3
  • Reyes 0-2
  • R Rivera 0-1, BB

Let’s Go Mets!

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