MMO Game Thread: Royals vs Mets, 1:10 PM

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016 • 1:10 p.m.
Citi Field • Flushing, N.Y.
LHP Danny Duffy (2-1, 3.17) vs. RHP Noah Syndergaard (7-2, 1.91)
SNY • MLBN • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM

The Mets snapped their three-game losing streak with last night’s 2-1 win. New York is 4-6 in its last 10 games and improved to 14-9 in one-run games (8-4 at home). The Mets will play 20 straight games (19 remaining) before the All-Star break.

Noah Syndergaard is fourth in the majors with a 1.91 ERA, behind Clayton Kershaw (1.57), Jake Arrieta (1.74) and Madison Bumgarner (1.85). He is fourth in the majors with 11.22 strikeouts per nine innings and third in the majors with 1.27 walks per nine innings.

Mets Lineup

  1. Curtis Granderson – RF
  2. Asdrubal Cabrera – SS
  3. Yoenis Cespedes – CF
  4. Neil Walker – 2B
  5. Wilmer Flores – 3B
  6. James Loney – 1B
  7. Matt Reynolds – LF
  8. Rene Rivera – C
  9. Noah Syndergaard – RHP

Royals Lineup

  1. Whit Merrifield – 2B
  2. Alcides Escobar – SS
  3. Eric Hosmer – 1B
  4. Lorenzo Cain – CF
  5. Salvador Perez – C
  6. Paulo Orlando – RF
  7. Cheslor Cuthbert – 3B
  8. Jarrod Dyson – LF
  9. Danny Duffy – RHP

Noah Syndergaard is 7-2 on the year over 14 games and 13 starts pitching 85.0 innings with 106 strikeouts while posting an ERA of 1.91. He’s coming off of his best start this season where he pitched 8.1 innings allowing 2 runs, 1 earned while striking out 11 (he didn’t allow the urns until the 9th). His first start of the season was against the Royals where he held them scoreless over 6.0 innings while striking out 9. The Royals have the following numbers against Syndergaard:

  • Cain 2-6
  • Escobar 2-6, 3B
  • Hosmer 0-5
  • Perez 1-4
  • Morales 1-3, 2B

Dan Duffy gets the nod for the Royals. He’s 2-1 over 23 games and 7 starts this year with a 3.17 ERA and 54.0 innings. He’s 2-1 over his last 5 starts while logging 28.2 innings with a 4.08 ERA. His first outing of the year was against the Mets where he allowed one hit and a walk over 1.2 innings of relief work. The Mets have the following numbers against Duffy:

  • Cabrera 4-10, 2B
  • Granderson 1-8
  • Cespedes 0-5
  • Conforto 1-2, HR
  • Rivera 0-2

Let’s Go Mets!

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