Game Preview: Reds vs Mets

The Mets go for a 4 game sweep and their 5th win in a row today as they take on the Reds for the last time this season. Yesterday Montero made another good start allowing 1 run over 5 innings and the bullpen shut the door behind him. On the other side, Plawecki continued his impressive return to the majors hitting a 2-run, second deck shot. The Mets have momentum right now, but it is also a Sunday, and we know how Sundays are for the Mets.

Speaking of Sundays, Jacob deGrom has had a case of the 2017 Mets Sundays in his last several starts. On the season he is 14-9 over 182.1 innings in 28 starts with a 3.65 ERA, 3.60 FIP and 1.212 WHIP. In his last start against the Phillies he allowed 9 runs, 6 earned, in 3.2 innings from 10 hits and 2 walks. Before that start he faced the Reds where he allowed 4 runs, 3 earned, over 6 hits and 3 walks in 6.0 innings. The Reds have the following numbers against Jacob:

  • Scooter Gennett 5-13, 2 2B, HR, BB
  • Votto 1-6
  • Suarez 3-5
  • Peraza 1-3
  • Cozart 0-1

The Mets bats draw Sal Romano who is 4-6 over 12 starts and 64.1 innings with a 4.62 ERA, 4.76 FIP and 1.508 WHIP. Sal’s September started off well pitching 5.2 innings against the Pirates holding them to 2 runs, 1 earned with 4 hits and 4 walks. The start before that he faced the Mets allowing 3 runs from 6 hits and 2 walks over 6.0 innings of work. The Mets have the following numbers against him:

  • Cabrera 1-2, 2B, BB
  • d’Arnaud 1-3, 2B
  • Flores 0-3
  • Lagares 0-3
  • Nimmo 0-3
  • Reyes 1-2, BB
  • Rosario 1-3
  • Smith 1-3

Let’s Go Mets!

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