Mets vs. Phillies: Gee Hopes To Snap His Dry Spell Against Phils

An article by posted on September 21, 2013

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Mets at Phillies • 7:05 PM

RHP Dillon Gee (11-10, 3.47) vs. RHP Tyler Cloyd (2-5, 5.06)

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Starting Lineup

  1. Eric Young, Jr. – LF
  2. Daniel Murphy – 2B
  3. David Wright – 3B
  4. Lucas Duda – 1B
  5. Juan Lagares – CF
  6. Matt den Dekker – RF
  7. Travis d’Arnaud – C
  8. Omar Quintanilla – SS
  9. Dillon Gee – RHP

The Mets and Phillies play game two this evening after the Mets pulled within one game of a tie for third place in the NL East standings. Daisuke Matsuzaka picked up his second win of the season as the Mets held on for a 6-4 victory in the series opener on Friday night.

David Wright crushed a two-run opposite field home run in his first at-bat since Aug. 2. The home run was the 221st of Wright’s career, moving him past Mike Piazza and into second place on the Mets’ all-time home run list, behind Darryl Strawberry, who had 252 homers with the Mets. Wright finished 2-for-5 in his return.

Today Dillon Gee looks to continue to beat up on the Phillies as the Mets bats look to do the same against Tyler Cloyd.

Dillon Gee is 11-10 over 30 starts this season with a 3.47 ERA over 187.0 innings of work. He has made two good starts in September allowing 1 ER over 14.1 innings and one bad start allowing 4 ER over 6.1 innings. In three games and 14.0 innings against the Phillies, Gee has surrendered 16 earned runs, including seven home runs for an ERA of 10.29. The Phillies have the following numbers against Gee:

Rollins 8-16, 2B
Mayberry 4-16, 2B, 2 HR
Utley 4-16, 2B
Bernadina 4-15, 2 2B, HR
Brown 2-9, 2B

Tyler Cloyd is 2-5 over 10 starts, 9 games with a 5.06 ERA over 53.0 innings. In September he has allowed 12 ER over 8 innings. Against the Mets he has allowed 4 ER over 14.0 innings. The Mets have the following numbers against Cloyd:

Baxter 1-4, HR
Duda 1-5, HR
Murphy 1-6
Wright 1-6
Turner 0-3

Lets Go Mets!

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My name is Elliot and I’ve been writing the Game Preview posts at MMO since 2008. I am excited to be back sharing my thoughts with you. When I’m not watching the Mets, I’m a Physics Teacher in Newark, NJ and writing about the Mets at 213 Miles From Shea. LGM!

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