Wright Out Of The Lineup As Mets Hope To Take Rubber Match Against Braves

Sunday, September 30, 2012 • 1:35 PM

Turner Field • Atlanta, GA

RHP Jenrry Mejia (1-1, 4.91) vs. RHP Kris Medlen (9-1, 1.64)

Starting LIneup

  1. Ruben Tejada – SS
  2. Daniel Murphy – 2B
  3. Justin Turner – 3B
  4. Ike Davis – 1B
  5. Scott Hairston – CF
  6. Lucas Duda – LF
  7. Mike Baxter – RF
  8. Kelly Shoppach – C
  9. Jenrry Mejia – RHP

The Mets and Braves play the rubber game this afternoon as Jenry Mejia makes the start against Kris Medlen. Mejia is 1-1 on the season over 4 games and 2 starts pitching 11.0 innings with an ERA of 4.91. His last start was his best outing of the season as he shutout the Pirates over 5 innings,  allowing 4 hits, 2 walks and striking out 4. His first outing of the season was against the Braves as he allowed one hit (a solo homer) in 2 innings of work. The Braves have the following numbers against Mejia:

Uggla 1-2, HR
Baker 0-1
Freeman 0-1
Heyward 0-1
Chipper 0-1

The Mets will get another look at Medlen today who is 9-1 over 132.0 innings this year with a 1.64 ERA. In the month of September he has pitched 37.0 innings over 5 games with a 5-0 record while posting a 1.46 ERA. In 37.0 innings he has pitched 46 batters. The Mets have the following numbers against Kris:

Wright 2-16
Davis 4-13, HR
Murphy 1-11
Tejada 2-10, 2B
Thole 2-10
Cedeno 3-6, 2B, HR
Torres 2-5

Let’s Go Mets!

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