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213 Miles From Shea:
The Mets continue their West Coast Road swing by going into Dodger Town tonight to try their recent hot streak against one of the leagues best teams right now. Yesterday the Mets bats came alive as they trounced the Diamondbacks 9-4 in the rubber game featuring the first homer by Wilmer Flores. Tonight Jenrry Mejia takes the mound for the Mets as he takes on an old foe in Ricky Nolasco.
Jenrry Mejia is 1-1 over 3 games and 18.1 innings with a 1.96 ERA. After his first start (7 scoreless) he allowed 3 ER over 6 in his second outing. Last time out he allowed 2 runs, 1 earned over 5.1. He’s logged one inning against the Dodgers where he has allowed no hits, no runs, no strikeouts and one walk. The Dodgers have the following numbers against Jenrry:
Nolasco 0-2Ellis 0-1
For those who don’t remember, Ricky was one of the few players that survived the fire sale of the Marlins back in the offseason. He was also one of the players that a lot of people predicted would be moved at some point this season (which was not at all a bold prediction). Nolasco was traded back on July 6. On the season he is 8-9 with a 3.65 ERA over 145.1 innings. His ERA with the Marlins was 3.85 and has been reduced to 3.00 with the Dodgers. His second start of the season was against the Mets where he allowed 3 ER over 5.1 innings. The Mets have the following numbers against Nolasco:
Murphy 8-28, 3 2B
Davis 5-23, 2 2B
Byrd 2-11, 2B
Lets Go Mets!
BEST OF MAXIM
All of a sudden, I’ve been reading with head-scratching confusion how several bloggers are suggesting the New York Mets trade Wilmer Flores.
Why? What good would it serve other than just giving away a prospect? What could they possibly get for him now? Their confused reasoning is since the Mets have few position player prospects they should trade their best one. Yup, makes sense...
Jorge Castillo of the Star Ledger, spoke with Jenrry Mejia on his noticeably reduced velocity in his last start and for those of you who may have been worried, fret not.
Mejia, has intentionally dialed back on his fastball velocity to avoid the discomfort in his elbow which is being caused by floating debris – a common occurrence for a pitcher who is a year removed from surgery...
Wilmer Flores twisted his right ankle while stepping on second base going first-to-third in the second inning of last night’s game.
Before he went out for the bottom of the inning, Mets trainers had his ankle taped and Flores said he was fine to finish the game. He was not removed from the game as was reported on MetsBlog.
Flores actually ended up making a tremendous diving stop...
The Mets continue their West Coast swing by paying a visit to Yasiel Puig and the first place Los Angeles Dodgers. First pitch at Dodger Stadium is scheduled for 10:10 p.m.
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Eric Young, Jr. – LF
Juan Lagares – CF
Daniel Murphy – 2B
Ike Davis – 1B
Wilmer Flores – 3B
Mike Baxter – RF
Anthony Recker – C
Omar Quintanilla – SS
Jonathon Niese – LHP
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