Pre-game: Mets (47-48) vs. Cardinals (50-45)

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Jose and Beltran are back! Here are the lineups for today’s game between the New York Mets and the St. Louis Cardinals:

Mets:

1. Jose Reyes SS

2. Justin Turner 2 B

3. Carlos Beltran RF

4. Dan Murphy 3B

5. Angel Pagan CF

6. Jason Bay LF

7. Lucas Duda 1B

8. Ronny Paulino C

9. Dillon Gee RHP (8-3, 3.76)

vs. Kyle Lohse (8-6, 3.32)8.25 ERA

Here is the lineup for the Cardinals:

Notes: Lohse had a great first half, going 8-4 before July, but has struggled this month, going 0-2 with an 8.25 ERA. In eight starts against the Mets, Lohse is just 2-3 with a 5.85 ERA.

Gee allowed six runs in 5.2 innings in his last start against the Dodgers before the All-Star break and has not won a game since June 26. This is his first career start against the Cardinals.

Josh Thole will be on paternity leave for the next few days. He will be replaced on the roster by Mike Nickeas.

Here are the standings coming into today:

The game is on SNY and starts at 7:10. For the MLB.com Gameday preview, click here.

 

About Connor O'Brien
I'm a 16 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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