Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 6/7/12
The Mets try to avoid the sweep today as they finish off their series in Washington. Yesterday the Mets just fell short of the Nationals as they lost by a score of 5-3. This afternoon should be the last game that the Mets have to play light handed as they should get a full roster back that is hopefully healthy enough to play over the weekend. Today R.A. Dickey looks to continue his incredible stretch as he takes on Chien-Ming Wang. Dickey is 8-1 on the season over 11 starts over 73.2 innings of work with an ERA of 2.69. In his last three starts he has pitched 23.1 innings of work with an amazing ERA of 0.39. Last season he had a 1-3 record against the Nationals with a 3.82 ERA over 30.2 innings and 5 starts. The Nationals have the following numbers against Dickey: Ankiel 9-23, 3 2B, HR Zimmerman 4-19 Desmond 2-16, HR Morse 4-15, 2B Espinosa 0-11 LaRoche 2-9 Chien-Ming Wang is 1-1 on the season with a 6.43 ERA over two games, a start and 7.0 innings of work. In the minors this year h...
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