Game Preview: Brewers vs Mets

Well, the winning streak had to end eventually. The Brewers beat the Mets 5-1 last night due to the one weakness for the Mets this season: the long ball. After a quick first inning, Harvey allowed a 3-run shot in the 2nd and the Mets could never recover. The rubber game is still to be had today on this rainy Sunday.

Noah Syndergaard will make his 4th start of the season today. So far he is 2-0 over 16.0 innings allowing 8 runs, 7 earned from 15 hits and 4 walks while striking out 22 leading to a small sample size 3.94 ERA, 2.84 FIP, 1.188 WHIP and 67 ERA+. The last time Thor faced the Brewers was back in 2016 where he held the Brew Crew to 1 unearned run over 7.0 innings with 6 hits, no walks and 11 strikeouts. The Brewers have the following numbers against Noah:

  • Yelich 2-14, 2B, 6 K
  • Cain 2-9
  • Braun 1-6
  • Perez 2-3
  • Villar 0-3

The Mets bats draw Jhoulys Chacin for the last game of the series. Chacin will make his 4th start of the season with his new team. After pitching for the Rockies from 2009-2014. He was released in Spring of 2015 when the Indians, who released him before he could make a start and he was picked up by the Diamondbacks. He then signed as a free agent with the Braves and was later traded to the Angels. Last season he pitched with the Padres and he signed a deal in December this year to come over to Milwaukee.

With the Padres last year Chacin was 13-10 over 180.1 innings with a 3.89 ERA, 4.26 FIP, 1.270 WHIP and 106 ERA+. He is not off to a good start with the Brewers as he has allowed 13 runs, 10 earned, over 13.2 innings from 19 hits and 7 walks while striking out 7. His small sample size season numbers include a 6.59 ERA, 6.61 FIP, 1.902 WHIP (oof) and 60 ERA+. He made two starts against the Mets last season. His first start was the worst of his season where he allowed 7 runs from 8 hits and no walks in 0.2 innings. He did much better at the end of July where he allowed 2 runs from 4 hits and 3 walks in 5.1 innings . The Mets have the following numbers against Chacin:

  • Gonzalez 8-22, 2B, HR, 3 BB
  • Cabrera 2-12, HR, 3 BB
  • Bruce 3-10, 2B, 2 BB
  • Conforto 4-10, HT, BB
  • Flores 4-8, 2B, 2 BB
  • Frazier 1-8, HR
  • Lagares 3-9
  • Cespedes 2-6

Let’s Go Mets!

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