Game Preview: Padres vs Mets

Happy Sunday Mets Fans! The Mets go for a sweep today!

Marcus Stroman shut down the Padres over 6.1 innings, allowing 1 run yesterday and the bullpen played great behind him as the Mets clinched both the series and season victories over the Padres. Lindor got things going for the Mets early with a two run homer in the first inning. After Tatis hit a homer in the bottom of the 6th, Villar smacked one right back in the next frame and the Mets never looked back.

Joey Lucchesi starts the game off for the Mets today. He has pitched in 9 games and made 6 starts this year, totaling 28.0 innings, posting a 5.79 ERA, 3.47 FIP, 1.214 WHIP and a 68 ERA+. His last time out was also against the Padres, his former team, and he held them to 1 run over 4.2 innings from 4 hits and no walks. This was the deepest Joey got into a game this year and it was the second most amount of pitches he had thrown (67, most 70). In his last three starts he has allowed 2 runs over 12.1 innings, a 1.46 ERA. The Padres have the following numbers against him:

The Mets bats will get another look at Chris Paddack, the starting pitcher who as a rookie tried to start a rivalry with Pete Alonso. In 11 starts and 52.2 innings pitched this season, Chris has a 4.27 ERA, 4.04 FIP, 1.177 WHIP and an 86 ERA+. He had an average start against the Mets last week, where the Mets tagged him for 3 earned runs over 6.0 innings from 6 hits and a walk, including a homer. In his last two starts Chris has allowed 8 runs over 10.1 innings. The Mets have the following numbers against Chris:

Let’s Go Mets!

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