Nationals vs Mets: Gee Looks For 12th Win, Lagares Batting Second, Murphy Third

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Nationals at Mets • 7:10 PM

Dillon Gee (11-9, 3.53) vs Jordan Zimmermann (16-8, 3.30)

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Starting Lineup

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

Game Preview

The Mets look to pick themselves up after last night’s attempt at a game. Yesterday the Mets surrendered 9 runs and only had one hit over 9 innings, it was just bad every way. The arms look to Dillon Gee to get them back on track. Gee is 11-9 over 28 games with a 3.53 ERA and 173.1 innings with 124 strikeouts. In his last 7 starts he has pitched 49.0 innings with a 2.02 ERA. In 5 starts against the Nationals this year, Gee is 4-1 with a 2.16 ERA over 33.1 innings. The Nationals have the following numbers against Gee:

Werth 8-33, 2B
Desmond 6-29, 3 HR
Zimmerman 6-29, 2B
LaRoche 3-20, 2B
Span 4-16, 2B, HR
Ramos 3-13, 2B, HR

In the matchup of familiar foes, the Mets will get yet another look at Jordan Zimmermann who is 16-8 over 28 starts and 185.1 innings with an ERA of 3.30. His 16 wins is the league leading mark. He has pitched 22.1 innings in his last three starts with a 2.82 ERA, which is a big improvement of his start just before this streak where he allowed 8 earned runs over 5.0 innings. In four starts against the Mets he has pitched 27.1 innings with an 0-3 record. Despite not being able to beat the Mets this year, he has a 3.29 ERA against them. The Mets have the following numbers against him:

Murphy 11-35, 3 2B, 3 HR
Davis 5-24, 2B, 2 HR
Duda 2-15, 2B
Young 2-6, 2B
Lagares 3-6, 2B

Lets Go Mets!

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