Tejada Out, Turner In As Mets Look To Avoid Being Swept By Braves
Sunday, September 9, 2012 • 1:10 PM
Citi Field • Flushing, NY
Tommy Hanson (12-8, 4.40) vs. Chris Young (4-7, 4.48)
- Mike Baxter, rf
- Daniel Murphy, 2b
- David Wright, 3b
- Ike Davis, 1b
- Lucas Duda, lf
- Justin Turner, ss
- Andres Torres, cf
- Josh Thole, c
- Chris Young, rhp
The Mets try to salvage part of the series today as they take on the Braves for Game Three after dropping the first two games in the series. Today Chris Young will get the nod as he takes on Tommy Hanson. Chris Young is 4-7 over 16 games while pitching 90.1 innings with a 4.48 ERA. Young rebounded nicely in his last start allowing only 1 ER in 5 innings of work. Against the Braves this year he pitched 5 earned runs over 3 innings of work. The Braves have the following numbers against Chris Young:
Chipper 6-10, 2B, 2 HR
Uggla 2-8, 3B
Johnson 2-5, HR
Bourn 1-4, 2B
Tommy Hanson is 12-8 over 26 games and 147.1 innings while posting an ERA of 4.40. In his last four games he has pitched 21.1 innings with a 5.06 ERA. In three games against the Mets this year, Tommy has posted a 5.71 ERA over 17.1 innings. The Mets have the following numbers against Hanson:
Wright 4-25, 2 2B
Thole 11-24, 2 2B, HR
Davis 5-17, 2 2B, 2 HR
Bay 3-14, HR
Tejada 1-14, 2B
Murphy 6-14, 2 2B
Duda 3-11, HR
Turner 3-4, 2 HR
Let’s Go Mets!
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