Pre-game: Mets (58-60) at D-Backs (66-53)

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Here is this afternoon’s Met lineup:

  1. Angel Pagan CF
  2. Justin Turner 2B
  3. David Wright 3B
  4. Lucas Duda 1B
  5. Jason Bay LF
  6. Josh Thole C
  7. Jason Pridie RF
  8. Ruben Tejada SS
  9. Chris Capuano LHP (9-10, 4.51)

vs. Jason Marquis (8-6, 4.48)

Here is the lineup for Arizona:

Notes:

Capuano is 1-0 with a 6.23 ERA in his last three starts (17.1 innings) and is a career 1-3 against Arizona with a 3.77 ERA.

Marquis has been awful since coming to Arizona, allowing 15 total runs in eight innings. He started against the Mets on April 10 and allowed three runs on seven hits while striking out nine.

Needs to step up: Angel Pagan

Pagan needs to step up or get out. The Mets aren’t really in contention anymore, but if Pagan wants to earn a spot on the team net year, he has to impress Terry Collins and play well for the remainder of the season.

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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