MMO Game Thread: Mets vs. Yankees, 1:05 PM


NEW YORK METS (5-9-2) vs. NEW YORK YANKEES (10-4)
Saturday, March 10, 2018 • 1:05 p.m.
George M. Steinbrenner Field • Tampa, FL
RHP Matt Harvey (1-0, 1.80) vs. RHP Luis Cessa (0-0, 9.00)
MLB Network, YES Network, WFAN, ESPN Deportes (1050 AM)

The Mets will take on their crosstown rivals this afternoon in Tampa. Matt Harvey will get the ball for the Amazin’s and will be opposed by former Mets farmhand Luis Cessa.

Mets Lineup:

  1. Amed Rosario (R) SS
  2. Juan Lagares (R) CF
  3. Brandon Nimmo (L) RF
  4. Phillip Evans (R) 1B
  5. Wilmer Flores (R) 3B
  6. Jose Reyes (S) 2B
  7. Travis d’Arnaud (R) C
  8. Tim Tebow (L) DH
  9. Zach Borenstein (L) LF

Yankees Lineup:

  1. Brett Gardner (L) CF
  2. Aaron Judge (R) RF
  3. Giancarlo Stanton (R) LF
  4. Brandon Drury (R) 3B
  5. Tyler Austin (R) 1B
  6. Austin Romine (R) C
  7. Jace Peterson (L) DH
  8. Ronald Torreyes (R) SS
  9. Tyler Wade (L) 2B

Notes:

After Matt Harvey, the following players will pitch: RHP Rafael Montero, RHP Chris Flexen, LHP Matt Purke, RHP Jamie Callahan, RHP Gerson Bautista and LHP P.J. Conlon.

Amed Rosario is scheduled to start at shortstop today. He went 0-for-2 yesterday at Detroit as the DH. Rosario has missed time due to groin soreness. He is 3-for-14 (.214) this spring.

Brandon Nimmo is batting .385 (10-for-26) with two homers, eight runs scored and six RBI this spring. Nimmo is tied for fourth among all NL players in batting average and tied for third in runs scored. He has a .452 on base percentage, ranking sixth among NL players. Nimmo has 22 total bases which is tied for third among NL players.

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