Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 7/25/13
Atlanta Braves at New York Mets Alex Wood (0-2, 2.45) vs. Zack Wheeler (3-1, 3.58) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Marlon Byrd – RF Josh Satin – 1B Justin Turner – SS John Buck – C Juan Lagares – CF Zack Wheeler – RHP Game Notes RHP Jeremy Hefner had another rough start Wednesday night, when he allowed six runs (five earned) on six hits and one walk in 4 1/3 innings during an 8-2 loss. The Braves chased him with a five-run fifth in which Hefner surrendered a three-run homer to Dan Uggla and a two-run homer to Andrelton Simmons. In his two second-half starts, Hefner has allowed 14 runs (13 earned) on 16 hits in just 6 1/3 innings as his ERA has risen from 3.33 to 4.17. He allowed just 18 runs (nine earned) in 44 innings over his final seven starts prior to the All-Star Break. RHP Zack Wheeler will look to be more efficient when he takes the mound for the Mets on Thursday afternoon in the finale of a four-game series against the Braves at ...
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