Mets Go Up Against Strasburg In Their Fight To Salvage A Disastrous Homestand
- Ruben Tejada – SS
- Jordany Valdespin – LF
- David Wright – 3B
- Ike Davis – 1B
- Daniel Murphy – 2B
- Kirk Nieuwenhuis – RF
- Josh Thole – C
- Andres Torres – CF
- Jeremy Hefner – RHP
The Mets and Nationals play a day game tomorrow as the Mets try to pull themselves out of a tailspin. Yesterday the Mets had a 1-0 lead until the Nationals tied it, then exploded out to a 5-1 lead. Another pinch-hit Valdespin homer made the game 5-2, but the Mets would not pull any closer. Today Jeremy Hefner makes his first start in the absence of Johan Santana as he takes on Stephen Strasburg.
Jeremy Hefner is 1-3 on the season over 12 games and 3 starts with a 5.85 ERA over 32.1 innings. In the minors, he is 5-2 over 10 games and 9 starts with a 2.77 ERA. His last start for the Mets was against the Nationals as he picked up the loss after allowing 4 runs, 3 earned over 6 innings. The Nationals have the following numbers against Hefner:
LaRoche 2-3, HR
Strasburg is 10-4 on the season over 19 starts with a 2.85 ERA with 110.1 innings of work. He is 1-3 in his last five starts while pitching 26.1 innings of work posting a 4.10 ERA. His last start was rough as he allowed 4 ER over 5.1 innings. His only start against the Mets this year was a win as he held the Mets scoreless over 6 innings. In 11 innings pitched against the Mets in his career, Strasburg has 14 strikeouts while posting a 1.64 ERA. He is 1-0 against New York. The Mets have the following numbers against Stephen:
Bay 1-5, 2B
Torres 1-2, HR
Let’s Go Mets!
About the Author: Elliot Teichman
2 Comments + Add Comment
- metfan62: on Mets Extend A Three-Year Offer To Granderson: CA.... I get your pain...... I have...
- Jakal: on Nothing Is Imminent: The Story Of Us: Yup Manny would have been a good...
- Fanforlife: on Words to the Wilpons: We Beg Of You, Sell The Team: The Wilpons will never sell because of...
- Alex in Fl: on Words to the Wilpons: We Beg Of You, Sell The Team: Sell Sell Sell Please!!! It's what I...
- jason bay: on Mets To Attend Showcase For 23-Year Old Cuban Shortstop: Obviously there was no money to do...
MMO Chat: Lets Talk Mets Baseball!
Write For Metsmerized Online
Mets Merized Online is reloading and looking for new writers to help cover the Hot Stove Season. We're also looking for passionate writers who would like to contribute new and original features.
Contact us now at GetMetsmerized@aol.com for more info and join the #1 Mets Fansite on the web!
Check Out These Great MLB Links!
Mets Autograph Signings
Mets Fan Apparel
Mets Autographed Baseballs
Baseball Card Supplies
For the best seats and lowest MLB ticket prices, go to PurchaseSeats.com. Get your Mets Tickets now and follow them on the road with Yankees Tickets, Phillies Tickets, Nationals Tickets and Braves Tickets!