Wright Out Of The Lineup As Mets Hope To Take Rubber Match Against Braves
Sunday, September 30, 2012 • 1:35 PM
Turner Field • Atlanta, GA
RHP Jenrry Mejia (1-1, 4.91) vs. RHP Kris Medlen (9-1, 1.64)
- Ruben Tejada – SS
- Daniel Murphy – 2B
- Justin Turner – 3B
- Ike Davis – 1B
- Scott Hairston – CF
- Lucas Duda – LF
- Mike Baxter – RF
- Kelly Shoppach – C
- Jenrry Mejia – RHP
The Mets and Braves play the rubber game this afternoon as Jenry Mejia makes the start against Kris Medlen. Mejia is 1-1 on the season over 4 games and 2 starts pitching 11.0 innings with an ERA of 4.91. His last start was his best outing of the season as he shutout the Pirates over 5 innings, allowing 4 hits, 2 walks and striking out 4. His first outing of the season was against the Braves as he allowed one hit (a solo homer) in 2 innings of work. The Braves have the following numbers against Mejia:
Uggla 1-2, HR
The Mets will get another look at Medlen today who is 9-1 over 132.0 innings this year with a 1.64 ERA. In the month of September he has pitched 37.0 innings over 5 games with a 5-0 record while posting a 1.46 ERA. In 37.0 innings he has pitched 46 batters. The Mets have the following numbers against Kris:
Davis 4-13, HR
Tejada 2-10, 2B
Cedeno 3-6, 2B, HR
Let’s Go Mets!
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