MMO Game Thread: Phillies vs Mets, 7:10 PM

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Friday, August 26, 2016 • 7:10 p.m.
Citi Field • Flushing, N.Y.
LHP Adam Morgan (1-7, 6.21) vs. RHP Bartolo Colon (11-7, 3.36)
SNY • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM

The Mets were able to sneak out of St. Louis last night with a series win in a crucial set with the Cardinals and now they come home to start a series against the Phillies, one they have to win in order to have a shot at the playoffs (any series at this point is a must win at this point).

Mets Lineup

  1. Jose Reyes – 3B
  2. Asdrubal Cabrera – SS
  3. Yoenis Cespedes – LF
  4. Neil Walker – 2B
  5. Wilmer Flores – 1B
  6. Jay Bruce – RF
  7. Justin Ruggiano – CF
  8. Travis d’Arnaud – C
  9. Bartolo Colon – RHP

Phillies Lineup

  1. Cesar Hernandez – 2B
  2. Aaron Altherr – LF
  3. Maikel Franco – 3B
  4. Ryan Howard – 1B
  5. Cameron Rupp – C
  6. Odubel Herrera – CF
  7. Freddy Galvis – SS
  8. Peter Bourjos – RF
  9. Adam Morgan – LHP

Bartolo Colon is 11-7 over 26 games and 25 starts with a 3.36 ERA and 144.2 innings. He’s coming off of a good start against the Giants were he allowed 2 ER over 6.1 innings despite allowing 9 hits in a win. He’s 1-1 over 3 starts and 17.2 innings against the Phillies this season with a 2.04 ERA. The Phillies have the following numbers against Bartolo:

  • Howard 6-28, 3 HR
  • Galvis 5-22, 2B, HR
  • Herrera 4-22
  • Ruiz 7-21, 2B
  • Hernandez 4-15
  • Rupp 5-14
  • Bourjos 4-13, 2B, 3B
  • Franco 0-11
  • Paredes 1-5

The Mets bats will get a crack at Adam Morgan who is 1-7 over 16 games, 14 starts and 75.1 innings with an ERA of 6.21. Since returning in mid-August, he’s had a bad start and then a good outing: 2 ER over 3.0 innings and then 1 ER over 6.0 innings. Last year he allowed 5 ER over one start against the Mets in 3.2 innings of work. The Mets have the following numbers against Adam:

  • Bruce 1-1, 2B
  • Cespedes 0-2
  • d’Arnaud 1-2, HR
  • Flores 1-2, HR
  • Rivera 0-2

Let’s 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!