Starting Line-up, Game Preview: Mets @ Diamondbacks
New York Mets vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
LHP Chris Capuano (9-10, 4.51) vs. RHP Jason Marquis (8-6, 4.48)
Angel Pagan, cf
Justin Turner, 2b
David Wright, 3b
Lucas Duda, 1b
Jason Bay, lf
Josh Thole, c
Jason Pridie, rf
Ruben Tejada, ss
Chris Capuano, lhp
The Mets try to avoid five losses in a row today as they take on the Diamondbacks for the late afternoon game. In yesterday’s game, the Mets were unable to hold onto their small lead, as they dropped another game to the Diamondbacks, this time by the score of 6-4. Chris Capuano will get the start today against Marquis.
Chris Capuano is 9-10 on the season with a 4.51 ERA. In four of Chris’s last 5 starts, he has allowed at least 4 ER and for Chris his problem remains the later innings. Back in 2010 he pitched 2.0 innings against the Diamondbacks while allowing 1 ER. Arizona has the following numbers against Chris:
Nady 3-13, 3B, HR
Jason Marquis has made two starts since becoming a Diamondback and in that time he is 0-1 pitching only 8 innings allowing 15 runs, 11 earned. He was supposed to make a start against the Mets the last time the faced the Nationals, but he was traded before hand. On the season he is 8-6 with a 4.48 ERA. He made one start against the Mets this season where he allowed 3 ER over 6 innings of work. The Mets have the following numbers against Jason:
Bay 16-43, 4 2B, 3B, 5 HR
Wright 13-32, 2 2B, 2 HR
Let’s Go Mets!
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