Series preview: at Marlins

September 5, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Mets start a three-game set against the Marlins tonight at Sun Life Stadium. Here are the projected pitching matchups: Tonight at 7:10 ET: Chris Capuano (10-11, 4.41) vs. Javier Vazquez (8-11, 4.42) Vazquez’s last start was against the Mets on August 30. He got the win, not allowing a run [...]

Closing out the ninth: The case for Pedro Beato

September 4, 2011 // 0 Comments

Last night’s 8-7 loss to tha Nationals really got me thinking about the future of the Met closers role. Well, I’ve been thinking about this for weeks, but Bobby Parnell‘s blown save last night stirred up the conversation even more. To me, there’s no way Bobby Parnell should [...]

Series preview: at Nationals

September 2, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Mets start a three-game series in Washington tonight against the Nationals. Here are the pitching matchups: Tonight- 7:05 ET: R.A. Dickey (6-11, 3.57) vs. Ross Detwiler (2-4, 2.86) Detwiler is 1-2 with a 2.41 ERA in his last three starts. He allowed six runs against the Reds in his last start, [...]

Series preview: vs. Marlins

August 29, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Mets start a four-game series against the Marlins today at 4:10. Here are the pitching matchups: This afternoon (4:10 ET): R.A. Dickey (5-11, 3.72) vs. Anibal Sanchez (7-6, 4.01) Sanchez is 1-1 with a 6.75 ERA in his last three starts. Tonight (After first game): Dillon Gee (11-5, 4.37) vs. [...]

Series Preview: vs. Braves

August 26, 2011 // 0 Comments

On Friday, the Mets start a series at Citi Field against the Wild Card-leading Atlanta Braves. Here are the pitching matchups: Friday Night: (7:10 ET): Chris Capuano LHP (9-11, 4.71) vs. Tim Hudson RHP (13-7, 3.01) Hudson has pitched extremely well recently, going 2-0 with a 1.61 ERA in his last [...]

Reaction: the Niese injury

August 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

Jonathon Niese will be put on the Disabled List, possibly today, with a pulled rib cage muscle. Niese originally sustained the injury in his previous start, which causes his start against the Phillies to be pushed back to last night. Niese re-injured it last night while pitching to Hunter Pence [...]

Series Preview: at Phillies

August 21, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Mets start a three-game series against the Phillies on Monday. Here are the pitching matchups for the series: Monday Night (7:05 ET): Dillon Gee (11-4, 3.92) vs. Cliff Lee (13-7, 2.82) Lee has won each of his last four starts, but has otherwise been inconsistent this season, at least by his [...]
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