Game Preview: Mets @ Rockies

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The Mets won their consecutive game against the Rockies last night by the identical score of 14-9 all the course there was a little different. This time, the Mets only hit one homer (Uribe), and 8 Mets players had multiple hits. The Mets leaped out to a 3-0 lead before the Rockies brought it back to 3-3. Then the Mets batted around without an out and jolted to a 11-3 lead.

Logan Verrett will be making his major league debut as a starter today in an attempt to stretch out Harvey and others to last deeper into the season. Between the Mets and Rangers this year he has pitched 11 games with a 2.82 ERA over 22.1 innings and with the Mets he has pitched 13.1 innings over 7 games with a 0.68 ERA. He is 4-2 with the 51’s this season over 16 games including 9 starts with a 3.57 ERA. The only Rockie he has faced in his limited major league career is Jose Reyes who is 0-1.

David Hale looks to play stopper for the Rockies today. He is 3-4 over 10 games and 9 starts this year while pitching 54.0 innings with a 6.19 ERA. He pitched against the Nationals on the 18th, his first start since July 9th. Against the Nationals he allowed 6 ER over 5.0 innings. Last year he pitched in 4 games, 2 starts against the Mets totaling 16.0 innings allowing 18 hits, 10 runs, 8 earned. The Mets have the following numbers against Hale:

  • Granderson 1-8, 2B
  • Murphy 3-7, 2B
  • d’Arnaud 0-4
  • Lagares 0-4
  • Recker 1-3
  • Tejada 0-3
  • Uribe 0-3

Let’s Go Mets!

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