Game Preview: Reds vs Mets

The Mets won again! Last nigh Reyes homered twice and the pitching held it together as the Mets took a second straight game from the Reds guaranteeing at least a series split with the team from Cincy. Tonight Rafael Montero will take the ball in what is becoming a story for the Mets at the end of a lost season. He is 4-9 over 29 games and 14 starts with a 5.21 ERA, 4.25 FIP and 1.686 WHIP. His last start against the Phillies was his first poor start in a while where he allowed 4 ER over 5.1 innings. before that he allowed 3 runs over 19.2 innings including the best game of his career against the Reds. In that start he allowed no runs over 8.1 innings with 3 hits and 4 walks. The Reds have the following numbers against Rafael:

  • Cozart 1-4, 2B, 3 BB
  • Votto 2-5, 2B, BB
  • Barnhart 0-4, BB
  • Duvall 1-3, HR
  • Schebler 0-5
  • Ervin 1-4
  • Gennett 0-3

Homer Bailey gets the start for the Reds tonight. He is 4-7 over 14 games and 68.1 innings with a 7.24 ERA, 5.26 FIP and 1.785 WHIP. He’s been better in his last three starts pitching 15.0 innings allowing 5 runs (3.00 ERA) from 11 hits and 2 walks. This includes a start against the Mets where he allowed 2 runs over 6.0 innings from 4 hits and a walk. The Mets have the following numbers against Homer:

  • Aoki 6-22, 2 2B, 2 BB
  • Cabrera 4-12, 2 BB
  • Reyes 2-8, 2B
  • Flores 1-3, 2B
  • Nimmo 0-2, BB
  • Plawecki 1-3, 2B
  • Lagares 0-2
  • Montero 0-2

Let’s Go Mets!

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