The Dickey Train Rolls Towards A 20 Win Season, Next Stop No. 19

An article by posted on September 22, 2012

Dickey looks to catch the fish for win No. 19

Saturday, September 22, 2012 • 1:10 PM

Citi Field • Flushing, NY

LHP Mark Buehrle (13-12, 3.78) vs. RHP R.A. Dickey (18-6, 2.67)

Starting Lineup

  1. Ruben Tejada-SS
  2. Daniel Murphy-2B
  3. David Wright-3B
  4. Scott Hairston-RF
  5. Lucas Duda-1B
  6. Jason Bay-LF
  7. Andres Torres
  8. Josh Thole-C
  9. R.A. Dickey-RHP

The Mets and Marlins continue their series to see who will be at the bottom of the league, and today the Mets send out R.A. Dickey in quest for his 19th win of the season. Dickey is 18-6 with a 2.67 ERA while pitching 212.0 innings and striking out 205 batters. He’s 4-0 against the Marlins this year pitching 31.0 innings while only allowing 4 ER. In his last six games he has pitched 43.2 innings with a 1.85 ERA. The Marlins have the following numbers against him:

Lee 9-29, 3 2B, HR
Reyes 2-19
Dobbs 3-18, 3B
Stanton 4-17, 2B
Buck 3-13, 2B

The Mets will get a look at Mark Buehrle who is 13-12 this season with a 3.78 ERA over 188.1 innings of work. In the month of September he has pitched 21.2 innings while allowing 12 ER and against the Mets this season he is 0-2 with a 3.92 ERA. The Mets have the following numbers against him:

Bay 6-20, 2B, HR
Shoppach 8-20, 2 2B, 4 HR
Davis 1-8, HR
Wright 3-9, HR

Let’s Go Mets!

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