Starting Line-up, Game Preview: Mets @ Reds
LHP Jonathon Niese (9-8, 3.76) vs. RHP Johnny Cueto (6-3, 1.98)
- Jose Reyes – SS
- Justin Turner – 2B
- Carlos Beltran – RF
- David Wright – 3B
- Daniel Murphy – 1B
- Jason Bay – LF
- Ronny Paulino – C
- Jason Pridie – CF
- Jonathon Niese – LHP
The Mets and Reds play game two tonight. Last night, the Mets took the opener by the score of 4-2. Tonight, Jon Niese will get the start of Cueto.
Jon Niese is 9-8 on the season with a 3.76 ERA. In his last start he really faltered as he allowed 5 ER in 6 innings of work. In the month of July overall he is 2-2 over 26.1 innings with a 4.10 ERA. Last season he pitched in two games against the Reds totaling 13.2 innings with a 4.61 ERA. The Reds have the following numbers against Jon NIese:
Gomes 3-7, HR
Phillips 4-7, 2B
The Mets batters will get to deal with Cueto tonight, who is 6-3 with a 1.98 ERA. In the month of July he has pitched 27.1 innings with a 2.30 ERA. Last season he made one start against the Mets where he pitched 6 innings allowing 3 earned runs. The Mets have the following numbers on Cueto:
Wright 4-11, HR
Bay 2-9, 2B
Beltran 2-5, 2B, HR
Let’s Go Mets!
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