MMO Game Thread: Mets @ Giants, 8:05 PM

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Sunday, August 21, 2016 • 8:08 p.m. (ET)
AT&T Park • San Francisco, CA
RHP Noah Syndergaard (10-7, 2.76) vs. RHP Je! Samardzija (10-8, 4.24)
ESPN • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM

The Mets finally won a game yesterday! Wooo! The Mets had a good day at the plate yesterday highlighted by Cespedes and De Aza. Yoenis had an RBI Double and two solo homers while De Aza smacked a 3-run shot that separated the Mets away from the Giants and propelled them to the win column. Now Noah Syndergaard looks to continue the trend tonight as he faces off against Jeff Samardzija.

Mets Lineup

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

Giants Lineup

  1. Denard Span – CF
  2. Eduardo Nunez – 3B
  3. Brandon Belt – 1B
  4. Brandon Crawford – SS
  5. Hunter Pence – RF
  6. Joe Panik – 2B
  7. Gregor Blanco – LF
  8. Trevor Brown – C
  9. Jeff Samardzija – RHP

Noah is 10-7 over 24 games and 23 starts and 140.0 innings with 171 strikeouts and a 2.76 ERA. In his last start he allowed 4 runs, 2 earned over 5.2 innings adding to a mediocre August where he has pitched 16.2 innings allowing 11 runs, 9 earned. His start against the Giants earlier this year was also mediocre as he allowed 4 ER over 5.2 innings on a sorta miserable May afternoon weather wise. The Giants have the following numbers against Noah:

  • Belt 0-4
  • Pagan 0-5
  • Posey 3-6
  • Crawford 2-5
  • Panik 1-3
  • Span 0-4
  • Bumgarner 0-2

The Mets bats will get a look at Jeff Samardzija tonight who has done a lot of traveling over the last few seasons. In 2014 Jeff was traded mid-season by the Cubs to the Athletics only to go back to Chicago, this time to the White Sox in the off-season. After one year with the Sox he then signed as a free agent with the Giants. He’s 10-8 over 24 starts and 152.2 innings with a 4.24 ERA this year. He faced the Mets back in 2014 where he allowed 7 ER over 3.2 innings, the Mets have the following numbers against him:

  • Bruce 9-34, 5 2B
  • Walker 5-25, 3B, 2 HR
  • De Aza 3-17, 2B
  • Reyes 4-15, 2B, HR
  • Cespedes 4-13, 2 HR
  • Loney 2-6, 2B
  • Granderson 2-4

Let’s Go Mets!

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