MMO Game Thread: Mets @ Tigers, 7:10 PM

Syndergaard Noah

Friday, August 5, 2016 • 7:10 p.m.
Comerica Park • Detroit, MI
RHP Noah Syndergaard (9-5, 2.48) vs. RHP Justin Verlander (11-6, 3.54)
SNY • WOR 710 AM • ESPN 1050 AM

The Mets head to Detroit! The Mets are coming off of a season split with the Yankees where they picked up the win last night after a good Colon start, a solid 3-run homer by Bruce and close save by Familia, now they head to the midwest!

Noah Syndergaard is 9-5 over 21 games and 20 starts this season totaling 123.1 innings with a 2.48 ERA. He is coming off back to back average starts allowing a total of 6 runs, 4 earned over 12.0 innings with 14 K’s. Not surprisingly, this will be Noah Syndergaard’s first time facing the Tigers but two Tigers have seen him as members of other clubs. Justin Upton is 0-6 with 4 K’s while Maybin is 0-2.

Mets Lineup

  1. Curtis Granderson – DH
  2. Alejandro De Aza – CF
  3. Neil Walker – 2B
  4. Jay Bruce – RF
  5. James Loney – 1B
  6. Kelly Johnson – 3B
  7. Brandon Nimmo – LF
  8. Rene Rivera – C
  9. Matt Reynolds – SS

Tigers Lineup

  1. Ian Kinsler – 2B
  2. Tyler Collins – CF
  3. Miguel Cabrera – 1B
  4. Victor Martinez – DH
  5. J.D. Martinez – RF
  6. Nick Castellanos – 3B
  7. Justin Upton – LF
  8. James McCann – C
  9. Jose Iglesias – SS

The Mets bats draw Justin Verlander who is 11-6 over 22 starts and 147.1 innings with a 3.54 ERA. He is coming off of what may be his best start of the season allowing only 2 ER over 9.0 innings while striking out 11 and in general July was fantastic for him as he made six starts going 4-0 over 42.2 innings with a 1.69 ERA and 48 K’s. He faced the Mets way back in 2010 where he allowed 5 ER over 2.0 innings of work. The Mets have the following numbers on Justin:

  • De Aza 9-40, 2B, 3B, 2 HR
  • Granderson 5-25, 2 2B, 3B, HR
  • Cespedes 7-21, 2 2B
  • Walker 2-12, 2B, 3B
  • K Johnson 0-14
  • Loney 3-7
  • Bruce 1-3, 2B

Let’s Go Mets!

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