Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 11/16/14
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Sunday, August 12, 2012 ESPN – 8:05 PM Ben Sheets (4-1, 1.41) vs Jonathon Niese (8-6, 3.82) Here’s the starting lineup as the Mets face right-hander Ben Sheets and try to avoid a sweep at the hands of the Braves. Ruben Tejada, ss Mike Baxter, rf David Wright, 3b Ike Davis, 1b Daniel Murphy, 2b Jordany Valdespin, lf Andres Torres, cf Rob Johnson, c Jon Niese, lhp The Mets and Braves play a prime time game tonight as the Mets try to forget everything about the baseball since the All-Star break. Last night was rough as Santana struggled allowing too many runs in too short of a period of time. Tonight Jon Niese looks to play stopper as he steps up against Ben Sheets. Jon Niese is 8-6 with a 3.82 ERA over 136.2 innings. After a strong start against the Giants (7 innings, 1 ER), Niese struggled in his last start against the Marlins allowing 4 ER in 6 innings. However in that game, he pitched 5 good to really good innings, he just had that one really bad one. In his start against t...
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