Mets Roll Into Milwaukee Hoping Niese Cures Their Hangover

An article by posted on September 14, 2012

Jon looks to tie career high mark of 11 wins tonight against the Brew crew

Friday, September 14, 2012 • 7:10 PM

Miller Park • Milwaukee, WI

LHP Jon Niese (10-9, 3.47) vs. RHP Mike Fiers (9-7, 3.05)

Starting Lineup

  1. Ruben Tejada, ss
  2. Daniel Murphy, 2b
  3. David Wright, 3b
  4. Ike Davis, 1b
  5. Lucas Duda, lf
  6. Jordany Valdespin, rf
  7. Andres Torres, cf
  8. Josh Thole, c
  9. Jon Niese, lhp

The Mets try to forget about this past homestand and their problems at home as they hit the road again, this time to face the Brewers. Jon Niese gets the start for the Mets and he is 10-9 this season over 27 games and 171.0 innings of work while posting an ERA of 3.47. In his last seven games he has pitched 47.1 innings while posting an ERA of 2.47. The last time he faced the Brewers he pitched 7 innings allowing only 1 ER. The Brewers have the following numbers against Jon:

Ramirez 3-11, HR
Morgan 4-9
Weeks 4-8, 2B, HR
Hart 2-8, 2B
Braun 2-5
Gomez 0-3

Mike Fiers has a 9-7 record this year over 109.1 innings with an ERA of 3.05. He’s 3-3 in his last 6 starts while pitching 29.1 innings with an ERA of 6.44. Fiers hasn’t faced the Mets this year or last year, which would be the length of his career, and he hasn’t faced anyone on the Mets roster in a major league game.

Let’s Go Mets!

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