Pre-game: Mets (46-44) vs. Giants (51-40)

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Tonight, the Mets face off against the Giants in the final game of the first half at 8:05 on ESPN. Here is the Met lineup:

1. Angel Pagan cf

2. Justin Turner 2b

3. Carlos Beltran rf

4. Daniel Murphy 3b

5. Jason Bay lf

6.Lucas Duda 1b

7. Ronny Paulino c

8. Ruben Tejada ss

9. Mike Pelfrey rhp (5-7, 4.64)

vs. Matt Cain (7-5, 3.22)


Pelfrey had a 4.78 ERA in June, but threw six scoreless innings last Tuesday in Los Angeles, getting out of two bases-loaded jams.

26 year-old Matt Cain was elected to his second All-Star team last week, but will not pitch because of tonight’s start. He allowed five runs on seven hits in his last start against San Diego.

Here are the NL East standings coming into tonight’s game. Every other NL East team has played.

About Connor O'Brien
I'm a 17 year-old blogger, high school student, and lifelong Mets fan. I've been blogging about the Mets in some form or another for about four years. I embrace the new age, sabermetric way of thinking, but also recognize the importance of scouting and player devlopment.

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