Game Preview: Mets @ Phillies

The Mets won yesterday! And they look to keep it going tonight. Lugo labored through 5.1 innings yesterday allowing 5 runs off 8 hits and 4 walks but the Mets bats never gave up as Conforto started the come back with his 25th homer of the year, Cespedes hit a three run homer later and finally Rosario hit his first home, a tie breaking homer, in the top of hte 9th.

Steven Matz will look to keep it going today. He is 2-5 over 11 games and 57.2 innings with a 5.77 ERA, 4.96 FIP and 1.509 WHIP. He is coming off a rough start where he allowed 5 runs over 6 hits and 2 walks in 5.1 innings. Overall in August he has allowed 8 runs over 10.1 innings. He hasn’t faced the Phillies yet this year and shockingly he has never faced the Phillies in his career. No members of the Phillies have faced Matz as members of other teams.

The Mets bats draw Aaron Nola today who is 8-7 over 18 starts and 112.1 innings with a 3.12 ERA, 3.12 FIP and 1.184 WHIP. He’s having the best year of his young career and pulled off the unusual FIP and ERA exact match. In his last 9 starts he has gone 5-2 over 61.1 innings with an ERA of 1.76. In April he allowed 7 ¬†hits and 4 walks over over 5.0 innings leading to 4 runs. The Mets have the following numbers against Aaron:

  • Cespedes 2-5, BB
  • Granderson 1-6
  • Conforto 2-5, HR
  • R Rivera 2-4
  • Cabrera 2-3
  • Walker 1-2, HR, BB
  • d’Arnaud 1-2, 2B

Let’s Go Mets!

This entry was posted in Main Page. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *